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7th June 2019
Bucarest (RO)
Carneval King of Europe
11th May 2019
Trento (I)
#176 volte Europa
14th February 2019
Roma (I)
Carnevale. La Festa del mondo, di Giovanni Kezich

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2017
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 - The Bear

Bears and bear chases are very common carnival figures throughout Europe. The Bear is thus chased, tamed and “shaved”, that is reduced to reason. The representation of The Bear may or may be not naturalistic, so that the “bear” itself may in fact be a simple sheaf  of rye or corn, as a further testimony of the ancient agrarian magic that supersedes to these rites.




Piazza di Pandola, Avellino -
Campania (I)
Bohemia (CZ)
Ituren - Navarre (E)



Festival of Masquerade Games Surva
of Pernik (BG)
Ireland, Festival of Masquerade
Games Surva of Pernik (BG)
Valdieri -
Piemonte (I)





Saint-Oyen -
Valle d'Aosta (I)
Arles sur Tech -
Catalunia (F)
Tramin/Termeno -
Südtirol/Sudtirolo (I)
Cortemilia -
Piemonte (I)