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Kataragama religious festival in Sri Lanka
Once a year, the full moon is celebrated in Kataragama (Sri Lanka) with a ten-nights long religious festival composed with elephant processions, dances, songs and prayers. Thousands of people are attending this festival each year, bringing hindous, buddhists and musulmans together.
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