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Jan 30 2012

Thaipusam in Singapore 2012

Published by under Festivals

Will you be in Singapore on February 7, 2012?  If so, you won’t want to miss Thaipusam, a gruesome but very fascinating festival practised by the Tamil Hindu community. This annual religious event is also celebrated in India, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia (the Kuala Lumpur correspondent wrote about it, too). Update February 8, 2012: … read the full post