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Photos: Diwali, India's 'Festival of Lights'

Indian schoolgirls share a light moment as they play with sparklers at a function in Amritsar on October 16, 2009, on the eve of the Diwali festival. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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A look at the preparations and celebrations associated with the sacred Hindu holiday.

Naadam: 12 Must-See Photos From Mongolia's 'Three Games of Men' Festival

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The annual Naadam festival occurs across Mongolia, Inner Mongolia, and other communities in the middle of July each year. The colorful festival is renowned for its three sporting events: archery, horse racing, and wrestling.

Photo of the Day: A Dazzling Celebration in Philippines

Decked out in glittering costumes for the Feast of the Santo Niño in Cebu, Philippines on January 15, 2012.  (Jun Pinili/Flickr)

Decked out in glittering costumes for the Feast of the Santo Niño in Cebu, Philippines on January 15, 2012. (Jun Pinili/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Sri Lankan Fire Dancers

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Sri Lankan firedancers perform outside the Buddhist Temple of the Tooth, as they take part in a procession during the Esala Perahera festival in Kandy on August 24, 2010.