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Giant wicker puppet's at Myanmar's Mingalabar Festival

AFP

Published : Dec 6, 2016, 1:18 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
The three-day long festival held in celebration of the 55th anniversary of French-Myanmar relations, gathers local and international artists from street art, music, circus and dance (Photo: AFP)
The three-day long festival held in celebration of the 55th anniversary of French-Myanmar relations, gathers local and international artists from street art, music, circus and dance (Photo: AFP)
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Residents watch an eight-metre tall wicker puppet from the French cultural group L'Homme Debout parade in Yangon city's Dala township (Photo: AFP)
Residents watch an eight-metre tall wicker puppet from the French cultural group L'Homme Debout parade in Yangon city's Dala township (Photo: AFP)
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Onlookers including novice Buddhist monks watch the arrival of an eight-metre tall wicker puppet (Photo: AFP)
Onlookers including novice Buddhist monks watch the arrival of an eight-metre tall wicker puppet (Photo: AFP)
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Myanmar civil security personnel escort an eight-metre tall wicker puppet from the French cultural group L'Homme Debout (Photo: AFP)
Myanmar civil security personnel escort an eight-metre tall wicker puppet from the French cultural group L'Homme Debout (Photo: AFP)
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Two eight-metre-tall wicker puppets from the French cultural group L’Homme Debout were added attraction to the festivities, drawing crowds across the city (Photo: AFP)
Two eight-metre-tall wicker puppets from the French cultural group L’Homme Debout were added attraction to the festivities, drawing crowds across the city (Photo: AFP)
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Myanmar dancers perform to welcome the arrival of an eight-metre tall wicker puppet from the French cultural group L'Homme Debout (Photo: AFP)
Myanmar dancers perform to welcome the arrival of an eight-metre tall wicker puppet from the French cultural group L'Homme Debout (Photo: AFP)
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Following the parade of the giant puppets, over a hundred French and Myanmar artistes gave performances and live shows at Yangon’s key locations (Photo: AFP)
Following the parade of the giant puppets, over a hundred French and Myanmar artistes gave performances and live shows at Yangon’s key locations (Photo: AFP)
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