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29th November 2017
San Michele all'Adige (I)
Il lungo viaggio in cerca delle maschere. Diario di Carnival King of Europe 2007-2017
26th-27th October 2017
London (GB)
Carnival, King of Europe: Folklore and Anthropology in conversation & DVD launch and presentation
20-22th October 2017
Trento (I)
Fa' la cosa giusta: il Premio dell’Unione europea per il Patrimonio Culturale / Europa Nostra Awards 2017 a Carnival King of Europe

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The day of masks on the Karst (SLO)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina
2017
Carnival in Ponte Caffaro (I)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina
2017
Le belle Bianche di Resia (I)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina

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COMMON THEMES - Ritual ploughing

Ploughing the concrete pavement of the village main square is an act performed in a variety of carnival settings, and it is found at the main core of the ritual. A representation of sowing and harrowing the soil often does follow, as a clear indication of the original agrarian nature of carnival as a yearly rite to ensure fertility of soils and good harvests.



Festival of Masquerade Games Surva
of Pernik (BG)
Gravina, Alta Murgia - Puglia (I)


val di Fassa - Trentino (I)
Orotelli - Sardegna (I)



Festival of Masquerade Games Kukeri
of Jambol (BG)
Predazzo - Trentino (I)