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Women dance at a parade during the Poy Sang Long ceremony in Mae Hong Song, Thailand. Poy Sang Long is an annual Buddhist ordination ceremony held by Shan people or Thai Yi, an ethnic group of Shan State in Myanmar and Northern Thailand. During the ceremony the young boys are dressed as young princes wearing exotic colorful costumes symbolizing the life of Siddhartha Gautama before he abandoned his lavish life to go in search of Enlightenment and became Buddha.
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