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Berlin gets ready for Festival of Lights

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The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated during a rehearsal of the ninth Festival Of Lights in Berlin, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. During the festival which runs from Oct. 10, until Oct. 21, 2012, about 70 buildings and landmarks of the German capital will be specially illuminated.

Markus Schreiber / AP

People walk through a light installation at the Potsdamer Platz during a rehearsal of the ninth Festival Of Lights in Berlin.

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