China marks first Farmers' Harvest Festival

Source: Xinhua| 2018-09-23 16:48:36|Editor: mmm
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In the combined photo taken on Sept. 18, 2018, farmer Zhuang Xiubin holds the newly-harvested corns at Zhuangjia Village of Zhenxiang Towenship in Qinggang County in Suihua, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province (top). In the aerial photo taken on the same day (bottom), Zhuang Xiubin uses a reaper to harvest corns. China marks its first Farmers' Harvest Festival on Sept. 23 this year. From 2018 on, the festival, to be celebrated on the Autumnal Equinox each year, is set to be observed annually to greet the harvest season and honour the agricultural workers. (Xinhua/Wang Kai)

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