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Myanmar punks gather before Thingyan water festival

USA TODAY Logo USA TODAY | Slide 1 of 10: Myanmar punks take part in a gathering ahead of the Thingyan water festival in Yangon, Myanmar on April 12, 2017. Participants celebrate the New Year by splashing water and throwing powder at each other as a symbolic sign of cleansing and washing away the sins from the previous year and mark the traditional New Year. The festival begins April 13 and is celebrated in countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.

Myanmar punks take part in a gathering ahead of the Thingyan water festival in Yangon, Myanmar on April 12, 2017. Participants celebrate the New Year by splashing water and throwing powder at each other as a symbolic sign of cleansing and washing away the sins from the previous year and mark the traditional New Year. The festival begins April 13 and is celebrated in countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.

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