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Celebrating Chinese Valentine's Day (3/6)

2013-08-12 14:05 Ecns.cn Web Editor:Gu Liping
Women wearing period costumes float paper lanterns as part of Qixi celebrations in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on Aug 11, 2013. Qixi is also known as Chinese Valentine's Day. According to Chinese legend, a cowherd and a weaving maid were separated by the galaxy and allowed to meet only once a year in heaven on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, which falls on Aug 13 this year. [Photo:CNS/ Yang Bo]
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