Grand celebration of Serfs Emancipation Day
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Chinese national flag is raised during the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 28, 2009. A grand celebration ceremony is held here on Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day.

Chinese national flag is raised during the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 28, 2009. A grand celebration ceremony is held here on Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day.
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Tibetan women from Nyingchi of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region attend the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 28, 
      2009.

Tibetan women from Nyingchi of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region attend the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 28, 2009.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)
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Celebration for Serfs Emancipation Day starts in Tibet

    LHASA, March 28 (Xinhua) -- A celebration for the Serfs Emancipation Day started at 10 a.m. Saturday in the square of Potala Palace in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region.

    The event was presided over in both Tibetan language and Mandarin by Qiangba Puncog, chairman of the regional government of Tibet who was dressed in a traditional Tibetan robe. It was attended by about 13,280 people. Full story

Editor: Zhang Mingyu
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