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Picture of children in robes carrying lanterns through a street on Good Friday
April 2, 2021

Good Friday

More than 400 children carry lanterns through the streets of Mendrisio, Switzerland, to commemorate Good Friday. In 2019, the centuries-old tradition received a spot on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.
Photograph by Melissa Farlow, Nat Geo Image Collection
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