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Flower & Palm Festival
Salvadoran boys, dressed as Moors and Christians, peel oranges during the Flower & Palm Festival in Panchimalco, El Salvador, 8 May 2011. On the first Sunday of May, the small town of Panchimalco, lying close to San Salvador, celebrates its two patron saints with a spectacular festivity, known as "Fiesta de las Flores y Palmas". The origin of this event comes from pre-Columbian Maya culture and used to commemorate the start of the rainy season. Women strip the palm branches and...more »
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Date > 8 May 2010
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