Holidays Other Than Christmas

Challenge #14 in the Telling the Story series. Hosted by CharlesB58.
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This time of year, those from historically Christian cultures and countries celebrate Christmas. There are, however, a number of other holy days from other faiths which occur around the same time of year. Channukah, Kwanzaa. St. Lucia's day, Eid-al-Adha, Bodhi Day. Tet and others are all observed during the winter months. For this challenge, submit photos taken during any holy day or holiday observance other than Christmas, or Euro-American New Years, which occurs between Dec.1 and the end of February. SEE ADDITIONAL RULES PLEASE.
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Lion Dance for Chinese New Year
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The lion dance is an integral part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. It follows the luna calendar and takes place in Jan or Feb each year.
Submitted: Wednesday, 30th December, 2009 03:29 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 27th January, 2009
Focal length: 18 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
Views: 754
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