Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

Source: Xinhua

Photo taken on June 8, 2016 shows a firework concert held in Zigui County of central China's Hubei Province.

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

  • Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

    Firework concert held to commemorate Qu Yuan in C China

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Photo taken on June 8, 2016 shows a firework concert held in Zigui County of central China's Hubei Province.

Zigui is hometown of Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet who drowned himself before his state fell to the invasion of the enemy during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC).

The firework concert was held here to commemorate him on June 8 before the Duanwu Festival which falls on June 9 this year.

(Xinhua/Lei Yong)

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