18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
The dancer II

Deacons and pilgrims dancing in trance in the light of countless torches between Bet Emanuel and Bet Giyorgis churches, two of the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela as well as UNESCO World Heritage. It is a dance to praise the lord and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Camera: LEICA Q (Typ 116)
Copyright: © Ulf Krone