Thousands of lighted floats released off beach at festival

Devotees getting the mini floats ready before setting them adrift off the beach in Teluk Bahang, Penang.

THE coastline at the Teluk Bahang beach in Penang, was akin to a fairyland with thousands of flickering lights.

Brightly lit floats of various shapes and sizes were released into the sea by devotees attending the Masi Magam Theppa Thirunal (Floating Chariot Festival) at the Sri Singamuga Kaliamman Temple there.

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