Harvest happy in Belarus

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People pull a cart as they prepare to take part in a national festival marking the end of harvest collection in Molodechno, near Minsk in Belarus.

People pull a cart as they prepare to take part in a national festival marking the end of harvest collection in Molodechno, near Minsk in Belarus.

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Performers walk in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

Performers walk in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

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Performers wearing Belarusian costumes sing during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

Performers wearing Belarusian costumes sing during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

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People wait in a queue to buy meat products during the Dazhynki harvest festival in the town of Molodechno, near Minsk.

People wait in a queue to buy meat products during the Dazhynki harvest festival in the town of Molodechno, near Minsk.

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People wearing Belarusian national dress dance during a festival marking the end of harvest collection in the town of Molodechno, 70 km north-west of Minsk, Belarus.

People wearing Belarusian national dress dance during a festival marking the end of harvest collection in the town of Molodechno, 70 km north-west of Minsk, Belarus.

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Performers carry a huge hat as they walk in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

Performers carry a huge hat as they walk in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

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Belarusians take part in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

Belarusians take part in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

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A woman, with autumn leaves in her hair, walks in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

A woman, with autumn leaves in her hair, walks in a procession during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

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A man prepares to take pictures of his son in front of a straw figure, in Molodechno. Straw figures are installed to mark the agricultural holiday of the end of the harvest on state collective farms.

A man prepares to take pictures of his son in front of a straw figure, in Molodechno. Straw figures are installed to mark the agricultural holiday of the end of the harvest on state collective farms.

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Farmer Anna Semukha scatters wheat seeds in a field in Danilovichi village, near Minsk. Traditional forms of small hold farming are still being practised in Belarus.

Farmer Anna Semukha scatters wheat seeds in a field in Danilovichi village, near Minsk. Traditional forms of small hold farming are still being practised in Belarus.

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Horse wearing a head cover stands in a park during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

Horse wearing a head cover stands in a park during the Dazhynki harvest festival in Molodechno, near Minsk.

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People wearing traditional dress take part in a festival marking the end of the harvest gathering in Molodechno, near Minsk in Belarus.

People wearing traditional dress take part in a festival marking the end of the harvest gathering in Molodechno, near Minsk in Belarus.

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