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2/23/2013-- A group of expats, having donned traditional Chinese clothing, take part in a fair yesterday at Jinqiao community in Shanghai's Pudong New Area to celebrate the Lantern Festival, also known as Yuanxiao Festival. The festival, which falls today, occurs on the 15th day of the Chinese Lunar New Year and marks the end of the Spring Festival. More than 3,000 people, including many expats living in the area, attended the fair, which featured traditional celebrations such as eating glutinous rice balls named after the festival, admiring lanterns and solving riddles hanging from lantern displays.

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