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Pasola Festival

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March 26, 2016 - Ratenggaro (Indonesia). A rider who just got hit by a spear in the head , is surrounded by members of his clan. The festival can be really dangerous for its participants and fatal injuries still do occurs.  Furthermore, Sumbanese believe that blood will fertilize the land and produce a better harvest. © Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom