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Children light candles during the traditional Tazaungdaing Festival in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/U Aung)

YANGON, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Tazaungdaing Festival, also known as the Festival of Lights, falls on the full moon day in the eighth month of the traditional Myanmar calendar. It is celebrated as a national holiday in Myanmar and marks the end of the rainy season.

A child celebrates during the traditional Tazaungdaing Festival in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/U Aung)

A child lights a candle during the traditional Tazaungdaing Festival in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/U Aung)

A full moon rises above the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/U Aung)

A full moon rises above the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/U Aung)

A full moon is pictured in Yangon, Myanmar, Nov. 29, 2020. (Xinhua/U Aung) ■

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