Couples participate in a traditional Lunar New Year race in Taiwan.
The wet weather and heavy rain did not dampen the contestants' spirits.
The piggyback race has its traditions from the island's east coast Indigenous tribes, where grooms carry their brides on their back to the wedding ceremony.
This is supposed to showcase the groom’s strength and convince the bride’s parents that he can protect the bride and provide a good life.
On this final day of celebrations, on the first fifteenth day of the lunar calendar which falls on February 5 this year, families will also eat “tang-yuan,” a glutinous rice ball which symbolizes family reunion and unity. (AFP)
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