Ceremonies mark the day the world was predicted to end

Performers in costumes take part in a Mayan Culture Festival in downtown Copan in Western Honduras
Performers in costumes take part in a Mayan Culture Festival in downtown Copan in Western Honduras Credit: Reuters
Man arranges pre-Hispanic symbols and Guatemalan flag ahead of a special ceremony
Man arranges pre-Hispanic symbols and Guatemalan flag ahead of a special ceremony Credit: Reuters

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The world has not ended

The ancient Mayan prediction that the world would come to an abrupt end at 11:11 has been proved not to be true.