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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Cau Ngu Festival for Whale Worship in Phan Thiet

View some of these photos as broadcasted on CNN International.

Van Thuy Tu Whale Temple with fishermen in full ceremonial costume

Fishermen worshiping a humpback whale skeleton
housed in Van Thuy Tu

The whale temple flag is an emblem of the festival and local fishermen

Lion dancers are obligatory at any Vietnamese festival

Fishermen in full costume

Fishermen from Vung Tau came for the festival

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