Men play the fotuto, a musical instrument, during a Gaga ceremony in a batey called Mata Mamon, near Santo Domingo

 
Men play the fotuto, a musical instrument, during a Gaga ceremony in a batey called Mata Mamon, near Santo Domingo
Men play the fotuto, a musical instrument, during a Gaga ceremony in a batey, or a village originally created by workers around sugar plantations, called Mata Mamon, near Santo Domingo April 6, 2012. The ceremony, which is a combination of Santeria, Voodoo and Christianity beliefs that is called Gaga and originated in Haiti, is held during Lent and Holy Week especially in areas near sugar cane plantations. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)