Singapore Celebrates Holika Dahan

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People gather around the bonfire and give offerings as they prepare... News PhotoBonfire,Celebration,Cultures,Giving,Holi,Horizontal,Human Interest,People,Preparation,Religious Offering,SingaporePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSINGAPORE - MARCH 26: People gather around the bonfire and give offerings as they prepare to celebrate Holika Dahan on March 26, 2013 in Singapore. Holika Dahan, or burning of demon Holika, is celebrated the night before the Holi festival and is said to commemorate the escape of Prahlad (devotee of god Vishnu) from being burned when carried by Demoness Holika into fire. The bonfire epitomizes the victory of good over evil. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)