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Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival Celebrated in Hunan

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The villagers celebrated the second Chinese Farmers’ Harvest Festival in Xiachong Village, Luoqiao Town, Changning City, Hengyang City on September 22, 2019. They used rice, corn, vegetables, and fruits to make an image with Chinese characters of “Bumper Harvest in China” and other patterns. (Photo/Tang Yongjun, Zhou Xiuyuchun)
 
 
The photo above, taken on September 21, shows the newly harvested rice paddy stalks were placed in an orderly manner in Sanping Village, Songbai Town, Yongshun County, looking like many golden dragons in the fields. The villagers danced in the paddy rice fields to celebrate the harvest. On the same day, the county government held the “My Harvest and My Festival – Tujia Rice Drying” activity. The Tujia people sang and danced to share the joy of harvest and express their blessings to the motherland. (Photo/Liu Zhenjun, Xiang Feiqing)
 
About Harvest Festival:
On June 21 of 2018, the State Council agreed to set up the “Chinese Farmers’ Harvest Festival,” which will happen over the autumn equinox beginning from that year. The first session of the festival is September 23, 2018.
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn. 
 
Translator: Yu Jiangjiang
 
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn