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Aug
23

Dance with menacing masks

Tibetan monks wearing colorful costumes and masks dance to the sounds of cymbals, drums, and ceremonial horns during their annual festival of Gedong at Dong Zhu Lin Monastery in China’s Yunnan Province. The festival has been described as a chance for Tibetans to pay respect to their deities and ancestors.