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People memorize deceased on All Saints Day

11-02-2011 16:04 BJT

People light candles at their relative's grave at a cemetery in the village of Ivenets, some 50 km (31 miles) southwest of Minsk, Nov 1, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

The sculpture of a gypsy man is seen over his tombstone decorated with flowers on All Saints Day in the cemetery of San Gabriel in Malaga, southern Spain, Nov 1, 2011. Catholics mark All Saints Day on Tuesday by visiting cemeteries and graves of deceased relatives and friends. [Photo/Agencies]

A woman sits near the grave of her relative during All
Saints Day in Panevezis Nov 1, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

People gather near the graves of their relatives during All Saints Day in Panevezis Nov 1, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

A boy holds a kite set up on a grave in the cemetery of Santiago Sacatepequez, 40 km (24 miles) from Guatemala City Nov 1, 2011. Dating back 112 years, the tradition of flying kites in the cemeteries of Guatemala integrates the Catholic feast of All Saints with ancient Mayan practices of honouring the dead. It is believed that the kites connect the living and the dead on this day. [Photo/Agencies]

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: China Daily

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