Meeting Old New Year in Macedonia

New Year according to the old calendar, or the day of St. Basil's fun noted in the Macedonian village of Vevcani carnival mass.

Pagan rites - it's always something dark, mysterious and fascinating. (AFP)

Our ancestors knew a lot about the negotiations with the spirits, to intimidate the evil werewolves and other rituals. (AP)

Time of the Gentiles fell into oblivion, but remained a holiday on which to recreate the ancient atmosphere, and from generation to generation the traditions and skills. (AFP)

Amazing opportunity to see the carnival, which offers more than 14 centuries in Macedonia. (AP)


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