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Pasola Festival

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March 28, 2016 - Wainyapu (Indonesia). The evening before the big Pasola of Wainyapu, Peter's mother and sisters participate together with all the female villagers in a blessing ceremony lighting up candles and offering betel nuts to the tombs of their ancestors The tombs are normally built a few meters outside the houses as the villagers believe their ancestors will protect them. © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom