A Sumbanese man throws a javelin during Pasola 'war' festival, an annual ancient ritual to welcome the new harvest season as they ask for God's blessings for a good harvest which believed could increase their crops for the further years by riding horses and trying to hit each other with javelins, in Lamboya district, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Sumbanese Ratos (priests) gather as they prepare a ritual during Pasola 'war' festival, an annual ancient ritual to welcome the new harvest season as they ask for God's blessings for a good harvest which believed could increase their crops for the further years, in Lamboya district, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Sumbanese prepare a horse during Pasola 'war' festival, an annual ancient ritual to welcome the new harvest season as they ask for God?s blessings for a good harvest which believed could increase their crops for the further years, in Lamboya district, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Sumbanese men attend Pasola 'war' festival, an annual ancient ritual to welcome the new harvest season as they ask for God's blessings for a good harvest which believed could increase their crops for the further years by riding horses and trying to hit each other with javelins, in Lamboya district, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A Sumbanese man throws a javelin during Pasola 'war' festival, an annual ancient ritual to welcome the new harvest season as they ask for God's blessings for a good harvest which believed could increase their crops for the further years by riding horses and trying to hit each other with javelins, in Lamboya district, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

People gather to watch Pasola 'war' festival, an annual ancient ritual to welcome the new harvest season as they ask for God's blessings for a good harvest which believed could increase their crops for the further years by riding horses and trying to hit each other with javelins, in Lamboya district, West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan