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Pic of the day: The world’s strangest festivals

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Photograph: Jeremy Hunter

Photograph: Jeremy Hunter

Sing-sings in Papua New Guinea form an important part of cultural life as they represent an opportunity for the clans to express their tribal solidarity. I saw the black snake dance performed by the Apenda clan when they attended a sing-sing in Leh, near Morobe.

More of Jeremy Hunter’s pictures of the world’s strangest festivals at this link

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PHOTOS: Students Protest In Chile

Students throw stones and sticks at the riot police and set cars on fire during a protest against the government of President Sebastian Pinera and calling for education reforms, in Santiago, on August 9, 2011.

Students in Chile want the national government to take over the public school system, where 90 percent of the country’s 3.5 million students are educated. The students say the system is underfunded and deeply inequitable.

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