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Asaro tribe warriors in mud and pig's faces at Mount Hagen Sing-Sing, Papua New Guinea

Asaro tribe warriors in mud and pig face at Mount Hagen Sing-Sing, Papua New Guinea

Costumed musical performers called "Mummers" or "Soulers" who would go house to house begging for food donations called "soul cakes" in exchange for prayers on All Souls Day are where the tradition of Trick-or-Treating began. - THE ARMAGH MUMMERS. Ireland

Costumed musical performers called "Mummers" or "Soulers" go house to house begging for food donations called "soul cakes" in exchange for prayers on All Souls Day - where the tradition of Trick-or-Treating began. The Armagh Mummers, Ireland

Charles FREGER

Charles Freger "Wilder Mann" series - documenting "wild man" costumes of European pagan tribes.

Ottana Festival Sardinia by Giacomo Macis

The Carnival of Ottana in Sardinia

annual Ottana Festival in Sardina, Italy celebrates farming and fertility. Captured by photographer Giacomo Macis

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farmwitch: “Charles Freger photographed and travelled through 19 countries to collect this stunning collection of photos of European Pagan Rituals surviving to this day.

Kurent,Slovenia. Kurentovanje is one of the most ethnologically significant Slovenian carnival festivals. It is celebrated in Ptuj on Shrove Sunday in the afternoon and visited by more than 100,000 people every year. The main figure, called Kurent or Korent, wears a massive sheepskin garment and a chain with huge bells around its waist, resulting in the noise the function of which is to "chase away winter". The ten-day rite of spring and fertility is most likely connected to Slovene…

Kurentovanje is one of the most ethnologically significant Slovenian carnival festivals. It is celebrated in Ptuj on Shrove Sunday in the afternoon and visited by more than people every year. The main figure, called Kurent or Kore

Kurentovanje at Ptuj, Slovenia. Slovenia's rich tradition of Shrovetide celebrations. "Kurent" in one of the oldest mask in Slovenia.

10 Reasons Slovenia Is The Greatest Place You've Never Visited

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Carnevale a Neoneli: su Farrapoddine, sos Corriolos, sa Maschera ‘e Cuaddu - Sardegna Notizie.

I’ll eat you up I love you so. where the wild things are / till vildingarnas land.

Where the Wild Things Are. This film features large monsters/wild things, who effectively people.

It's Nice That : Photography: Charles Fréger's folkloric quest to discover the Wild Man in 18 countries

Wilder Mann photographer Charles Fréger book explores ancient traditions of tribal Europe

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