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Iran. Men during Ashura ceremony.

Ashura is one of the main holidays for Shia muslims and widely celebrated in Iran. People commemorate the death of imam Husain and his followers who were killed in the battle of Kerbela in 680 AD. Usually men are more active participants of the ceremony. Woman are placed around the main festival spot and watching the mourning and performing.

TAGS: Ceremony, Character, Men

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2015, 4:11 p.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera Model: E-PL6
Focal Length: 36mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Ashkezar, Iran