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The Dancing Devils of Yare (Diablos Danzantes del Yare) is the name of a religious festivity celebrated in San Francisco de Yare, Miranda state, Venezuela, at the Corpus Christi day. It's a ritual dance is performed by the so-called "Dancing Devils", who wear colorful garments (commonly all red), layers of stripped fabric, masks of grotesque appearance and also accessories like crosses, scapulars, rosaries and other sorts of amulets.

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Date Taken: 06.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: san Francisco de Yare, Venezuela
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Jaime Villalta