(120317) -- QINGDAO, March 17, 2012 (Xinhua) -- A pig dressed up with red flowers is seen as a sacrifice in a ceremony of Jihaijie or Sea Sacrifice Festival in Tianheng Township of Jimo City, east China's Shandong Province, March 17, 2012. Ritual activity, launching ceremony and theme gala were held at the festival on Saturday. People here have observed the tradition for more than 500 years. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (mcg)
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