Children across China "balancing eggs" to welcome spring equinox

Liu Yang China Plus Updated: 2017-03-19 20:52:01
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Students from a primary school playing the game of "egg balancing", to welcome the spring equinox, in Xingtai, North China's Hebei province, March 19, 2017. The school uses the tradition to teach the children about the vernal equinox and its customs and traditions. Balancing eggs at the spring equinox is a Chinese folk custom, which dates back 4,000 years. This year, the equinox occurs at 6:29 pm Beijing Time on March 20. [Photo: VCG]

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