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Students attend traditional Chinese prayer ceremony

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Students attend traditional Chinese prayer ceremony

The participants read classical Chinese texts during a traditional Chinese prayer ceremony in Xi'an on Sept 5, 2015. [Photo/IC]

A group of Chinese and international students attended a Chinese Qifu Dadian on Sept 5, 2015 in Xi'an, capital city of Northwest China's Shaanxi province. Qifu Dadian is a traditional Chinese ceremony, in which people pray for blessings.

Wearing traditional Han costumes, the participants performed a number of ceremonial activities, including reading Chinese classic texts to convey best wishes for their parents, teachers, and guests. The ceremonies were also meant to revive traditional ethics and the Silk Road spirit.

Through the ceremony, the participants expressed their wishes for prosperity and peace.

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