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Hundreds of residents of Jatinom, Klaten in Central Java compete to catch apem (rice flour cakes) in a ritual called Yaa Qawiyyu on Friday. Five tons of apem were distributed during the ritual, which is celebrated every Sapar month on the Islamic calendar. (Antara/Herka Yanis Pangaribowo)
Hundreds of residents of Jatinom, Klaten in Central Java compete to catch apem (rice flour cakes) in a ritual called Yaa Qawiyyu on Friday. Five tons of apem were distributed during the ritual, which is celebrated every Sapar month on the Islamic calendar. (Antara/Herka Yanis Pangaribowo)

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