An entire hillside of people holding candles during a celebration of Meskel (an annual religious holiday of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church which commemorates the discovery of the True Cross by the Roman Empress Helena in the fourth century. Meskel includes the burning of a large bonfire, or Demera. Arba Minch, Ethiopia.
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