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  • Revelers paddle as they participate in a dragon boat race to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Taipei, Taiwan, June 9, 2016. The Festival, also named Duanwu Festival, is in honor of Qu Yuan, an ancient Chinese poet and statesman.
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  • Competitors during a race as part of the Dragon Boat Festival in Zhenyuan, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 9, 2016.
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  • A man on a greasy bamboo pole slips while trying to free a caged duck in a traditional event to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival on June 9, 2016, in Jinjiang, China.
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  • Teams compete during the Dragon Boat Festival in Luoyang, in China's Henan province on June 9, 2016.
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  • Boat captains reach out to grab finish-line flags during the traditional Chinese Dragon Boat race in Taipei, Taiwan, June 9, 2016. Dragon boat races are in remembrance of Qu Yuan, an ancient Chinese scholar-statesman, who drowned in 277 B.C. while denouncing government corruption.
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  • Entertainers prepare to perform a traditional Chinese dance on stilts during the Dragon Boat Festival at a park in Beijing, China, June 9, 2016.
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  • A Siberian tiger stretches to get a Zongzi-traditional food wrapped in bamboo leaf at the Yantai Zoo in east China's Shandong Province, June 9, 2016. The food offering to the animals is part of the Dragon Boat Festival.
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  • People in Han dresses perform archery rituals during a sacrificial ceremony for Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet, in Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province, June 9, 2016. This cermony was part of the Duanwu Festival.
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  • A mother and her daughter try to get eggs to stand as part of the Duanwu carnival and Dragon Boat Festival in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, June 9, 2016.
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  • Actors of Dong ethnic group sing songs in Liping, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 9, 2016, as part of the Dragon Boat Festival.
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  • Spectators watch from the stands as teams compete in dragon boat races held in Hong Kong on June 9, 2016.
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  • Participants compete in a dragon boat race in Hong Kong, June 9, 2016, as part of celebrations marking the Dragon Boat Festival, held throughout Hong Kong.
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  • The front of a dragon boat sits decorated in Tai O, south China's Hong Kong on June 9, 2016. This boat was one of many that participated in the dragon boat races earlier in the day.
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