Benin - Voodoo Festival

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 Zangbeto - the guardians of the night in the Voodoo religion. According to the Yoruba tribe tradition, there are no people under the haystack costume, only the spirits of the night.  Zangbeto are a source of wisdom and continuity. 

Zangbeto - the guardians of the night in the Voodoo religion. According to the Yoruba tribe tradition, there are no people under the haystack costume, only the spirits of the night.  Zangbeto are a source of wisdom and continuity. 

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 Voodoo priestess 

Voodoo priestess 

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 Drummers waiting for their turn in the voodoo ceremony

Drummers waiting for their turn in the voodoo ceremony

 The Voodoo Pope

The Voodoo Pope

 Voodoo priest

Voodoo priest

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