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Chinese men release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese men release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese men release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the... News Photo 162424451Adult,Celebration,Chinese,Chinese Culture,Chinese New Year,Cultures,Day 15,Ends,Eve,Fall,Hebei Province,Horizontal,Lantern Festival,Lifestyles,Men,Paper,Releasing,Sky,YuxianPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChinese men release a paper lantern into the sky on the eve of the traditional Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year and officially ends the celebrations, in Yuxian on February 23, 2013. The festival which dates back more than 2000 years to the Han Dynasty sees China's cities become a sea of lanterns and fireworks. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)