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Times Square, Friday night
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland
When the Sun goes down
Washington Memorial
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Lighthouse at Tybee Island, GA
Snowy Winter Day
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The Explosion
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A Bridge over the Waterfall
Mt. Rainier, WA
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A trip to Mt. Rainier in Washington State.
14th Annual Photo Contest
The Explosion

The Yassai Hossai Fire Festival is held in Osaka, Japan, on December 14 every year at Iwatsuta Shrine. The festival celebrates the god Ebisu and commemorates the time when fishermen burned 108 bundles of firewood to keep Ebisu warm after he washed ashore. The most impressive scene of the festival is when men wearing white clothing run through fire cheering "Yassai Hossai."

TAGS: Festival, Fire, Japan

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Photo of the Day: 09.12.16 Editors' Pick
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Date Taken: 12.2014
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