Burning boat festival reaches climax in Taiwan


Townsfolk in Southern Taiwan burnt a ceremonial wooden boat as part of ritual held to ward off diseases and bad luck. The head craftsman behind the project said that over 90 volunteers from the seaside township of Donggang took over three months to build the intricately decorated boat.

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