Villagers in eastern #China have a unique way of washing away the taint of evil spirits, by bathing in a shower of scorching #sparks.
The ritual takes place in the city of #Putian in #Fujian province.
With eyes closed, they lean their faces into fireworks that spit out white sparks, which has given the ceremony its local name, "eating flowers”.
Some of them twist and turn to expose more of...
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Struggle against evil sparks China ritual