27 December 2015

Watermelon-eating contest marks Beginning of Autumn

Watermelon-eating contest marks Beginning of Autumn
A boy competes in a watermelon-eating contest at a residential community of Yangzhou city in east China's Jiangsu province on August 6, 2013. August 7 is the Beginning of Autumn, or Liqiu, in traditional Chinese calendar. People in Yangzhou follow a custom of "bite the autumn" - eating watermelons - to mark the traditional day. [Photo/ecns.cn]

 Watermelon-eating contest marks Beginning of Autumn
Children compete in a watermelon-eating contest at a residential community of Yangzhou city in east China's Jiangsu province on August 6, 2013. August 7 is the Beginning of Autumn, or Liqiu, in traditional Chinese calendar. People in Yangzhou follow a custom of "bite the autumn" - eating watermelons - to mark the traditional day. [Photo/ecns.cn]

 Watermelon-eating contest marks Beginning of Autumn
Children compete in a watermelon-eating contest at a residential community of Yangzhou city in east China's Jiangsu province on August 6, 2013. August 7 is the Beginning of Autumn, or Liqiu, in traditional Chinese calendar. People in Yangzhou follow a custom of "bite the autumn" - eating watermelons - to mark the traditional day. [Photo/ecns.cn]

 Watermelon-eating contest marks Beginning of Autumn
Children compete in a watermelon-eating contest at a residential community of Yangzhou city in east China's Jiangsu province on August 6, 2013. August 7 is the Beginning of Autumn, or Liqiu, in traditional Chinese calendar. People in Yangzhou follow a custom of "bite the autumn" - eating watermelons - to mark the traditional day. [Photo/ecns.cn]

 Watermelon-eating contest marks Beginning of Autumn
Children compete in a watermelon-eating contest at a residential community of Yangzhou city in east China's Jiangsu province on August 6, 2013. August 7 is the Beginning of Autumn, or Liqiu, in traditional Chinese calendar. People in Yangzhou follow a custom of "bite the autumn" - eating watermelons - to mark the traditional day. [Photo/ecns.cn]