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Mar 6, 2018

Taiwan’s festival of firecrackers

Taiwan’s festival of firecrackers

Revelers wearing makeshift safety gear believe being hit by rockets will bring them luck in the year to come.

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Participators wear motorcycle helmet as they attend 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A worshipper walks past statues of Guan Gong, the Chinese God of War, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Worshippers carry statues of Guan Gong during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A participator wearing a motorcycle helmet gets sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A worshipper steps on burning firecrackers to put out the fire out during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Fireworks are set off during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A worshipper put firecrackers on palanquin which would be carrying statues of Guan Gong during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A participator reacts during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Worshippers carry statues of Guan Gong, the Chinese God of War during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Worshippers carry statues of Guan Gong, the Chinese God of War during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Color ribbon are seen on overhead power lines after firecrackers were set off during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmet get sprayed by firecrackers, during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A child takes cover inside a cardboard box, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Worshippers carry statues of Guan Gong, the Chinese God of War, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participators wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wear motorcycle helmets as they attend the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A participant lights firecrackers during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district, in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wear motorcycle helmets as they attend the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants take cover during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Fireworks light up the sky during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants take cover during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Fireworks light up the sky during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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A participant wearing a motorcycle helmet gets sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, the during 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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Participants wearing motorcycle helmets get sprayed with firecrackers, during the 'Beehive Firecrackers' festival at the Yanshui district in Tainan TYRONE SIU/REUTERS

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