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The Thailand Vegetarian Festival In Photos 2011: Face Kebabs To Go

by | 3rd, October 2011

THE Thailand Vegetarian Festival in photos 2011: Devotees of the Jui Tui Chinese Shrine have been turning their faces into novelty kebabs at the Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, southern Thailand Monday. The festival, held annually at the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, celebrates vegetarianism with the believe that the sacred rituals bestow good fortune upon those who religiously observe this rite.

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A devotee of the Jui Tui Chinese Shrine, whose cheeks are pierced through with the handles of umbrellas, walks in a procession during the Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, southern Thailand Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. The festival, held annually at the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar, celebrates vegetarianism with the believe that the sacred rituals bestow good fortune upon those who religiously observe this rite. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)



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