Mazu worshippers pray for blessings in Meizhou Mazu Temple

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Performers take part in a ceremony celebrating the Spring Festival in the Meizhou Mazu Temple of southeast China's Fujian Province, Feb. 12, 2013. Mazu is named after a woman in Song Dynasty (960-1279) who forecast the weather at sea and was later deified as a goddess of the sea. Mazu belief has been prevalent in Fujian for hundreds of years. [Xinhua/Zheng Liang]

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