The ‘Hungry Ghost Festival’

Ethnic-Chinese take the money and home made by paper to burn during celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese take the money and home made by paper to burn during celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese woman take the cake during celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese woman take the cake during celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese take the cake during celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese take the cake during celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese praying to celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur Vihara di Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 09, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese praying to celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur Vihara di Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 09, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese burning the 'King Of Ghost' with money and home made by paper to celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

Ethnic-Chinese burning the ‘King Of Ghost’ with money and home made by paper to celebrated Yu Lan (hungry ghost festival) in Gunung Timur tample in Medan, Sumatra Islands, Indonesia on August 10, 2014. During Yu Lan, which runs throughout the seventh month of the lunar calendar, many Chinese peoples to celebrated the hungry ghosts festival. Houses, boats and any things even iPhones made of paper are burnt at the Yulan festival and hope for giving ancestors to more comfortable after-life.

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