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    Hundreds of buddhist pray in the night of flower garlands and coloured lanterns in Quan Am Bodhisattva Buddha Day, a respectful ritual to pray for peace and health of mankind in Dien Quang pagoda, Bac Ninh province, northern Vietnam. At the ritual, virgin girls will be selected to stand in the first row. It starts when the sun goes down the horizon and will continue for 3 hours.
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    First, thanks for writing a detailed caption that explains what I am looking at. I really do appreciate it very much. I love learning something new, especially when inspired by such a beautiful photo. Great job making this frame wide, revealing the size of the faithful participants while also taking advantage of the patterned repetition created in their numbers. Great seeing. Well done Tran.

    David Lee
    Producer, Nat Geo Your Shot
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    Date Taken: Oct 29, 2017
    Date Uploaded: Jun 13, 2018
    Location: Bắc Ninh, Bac Ninh, Vietnam
    Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
    Focal Length: 70 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
    Aperture: f/2.8
    ISO: 1600
    Copyright: © Tran Tuan Viet
    Categories: Culture, People