Ancient text marks modern Lantern Festival

Updated: 2011-02-16 09:48


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Ancient text marks modern Lantern Festival

Children wearing hanfu, a traditional robe from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), read Dizigui (an ancient book of Confucius teaching proper behavior) at a Confucius Temple in Hangzhou, Feb 15, 2011. The temple held a ceremony where 80 youths and grown-ups dressed in hanfu and read Chinese classic texts ahead of the Lantern Festival, which falls on Thursday, Jan 15 on the Chinese lunar calendar. [Photo/Xinhua]

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