Saturday, August 22, 2015

Uygur couple tie the knot on Chinese Valentine's Day

By Liu Jing in Kashgar - 2015-08-22

The Qixi Festival is often known as Chinese Valentine's Day. According to traditional Chinese folklore, it is the day when the Weaver Girl (Zhinu) and Cowherd (Niulang) can finally reunite for one night after a year's separation.
This year, the spirit of holiday romance was felt by the Uygur ethnic group in Jiashi county in Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region as a couple in the county got married during Thursday's festival.


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