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Fireworks with a difference

(Xinhua) Updated: 2011-02-18 07:57

Fireworks with a difference
A performer sprays molten iron against a concrete wall to celebrate the Lantern Festival in Nuanquan town of Yuxian county, Hebei province, on Wednesday. For more than 300 years the town has followed the tradition of spraying molten iron at 1,300 C against a cold concrete wall to form spark-like fireworks to celebrate the Lantern Festival, which fell on Thursday. [Photo/Xinhua]

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