Red pouch carps form Fu in Jiangxi

Updated: 2019-02-18

Villagers in Wuyuan county, East China’s Jiangxi province, use 6,666 red pouch carps to form a 9.9-meter Fu, on the ninth day of the first lunar month, Feb 13, 2019. Red pouch carp, named after its shape and color, is known as one of the "four treasures" in Wuyuan county and has always been regarded as an auspicious and festive species among the local folk. [Photo by Zhan Donghua/for chinadaily.com.cn]

The villagers stand on the bridge to watch the composition of the 9.9-meter Fu in Wuyuan county, Jiangxi province on Feb 13, 2019. [Photo by Zhan Donghua/for chinadaily.com.cn]

A villager stands on a wooden raft and pours the carp into the river to form the character Fu in Wuyuan county, on Feb 13, 2019. [Photo by Zhan Donghua/for chinadaily.com.cn]

The villagers haul the carps in barrels onto a small raft at Wuyuan county, Jiangxi province, on Feb 13, 2019. [Photo by Zhan Donghua/for chinadaily.com.cn]

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