MACEDONIA-VEVCHANI-CARNIVAL : News Photo

MACEDONIA-VEVCHANI-CARNIVAL

Participants light a big fire in the middle of the village for the traditional mask burning on the second day of a carnival marking the Orthodox Saint Basil Day in the village of Vevcani, some 170 km from Skopje on January 14, 2013.The Vevchani carnival is 1,400 years old and is held annually on the eve of the feast of Saint Basil (14 January), which also marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Julian calendar, observed by the Macedonian Orthodox Church.AFP PHOTO/ROBERT ATANASOVSKI (Photo credit should read ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Participants light a big fire in the middle of the village for the traditional mask burning on the second day of a carnival marking the Orthodox Saint Basil Day in the village of Vevcani, some 170 km from Skopje on January 14, 2013.The Vevchani carnival is 1,400 years old and is held annually on the eve of the feast of Saint Basil (14 January), which also marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Julian calendar, observed by the Macedonian Orthodox Church.AFP PHOTO/ROBERT ATANASOVSKI (Photo credit should read ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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January 14, 2013
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