Singapore Celebrates Holika Dahan

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People gather around the bornfire to offer prayers as they celebrate... Foto di attualitàComposizione orizzontale,Culture,Festeggiamento,Holi,Interessi dell'uomo,Persone,Pregare,Religioni e filosofie,SingaporePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - MARCH 26: People gather around the bornfire to offer prayers as they celebrate Holika Dahan on March 26, 2013 in Singapore. Holika Dahan, or burning of demon Holika, is celebrated the night before the Holi festival and is said to commemorate the escape of Prahlad, adevotee of god Vishnu, from being burned when carried by Demoness Holika into a fire. The bonfire is said to epitomize the victory of good over evil. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)