"Shaiqiu" is a time-honored practice prevalent in many Chinese villages during harvest time in autumn, as farmers put agricultural produce such as corns and chili peppers in bamboo baskets to sun-dry them. The variety of colors on the ground adds to the pleasure of the harvest.
Chengkan Village in Huangshan City, east China's Anhui Province, was built in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) and has a history of more than 1,800 years. Follow Xinhua correspondent to have a glimpse of the rural tradition "shaiqiu" in Chengkan Village.
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