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CHASING SPIRITS
Durga Puja ritual at the Daw family
Moichara: The Cattle Racing Festival
Pilgrim back to Lumbier
 Indigenous dance Tikunas in Amazonas Colombia
 Morning Routine
Three Mongolian shamans
I am the Old Year!
Traditional Russian pancakes
Tusheti,houses
Old woman is crocheting in the Milan subway
Ronja on the Day of Her Confirmation Ceremony
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
CHASING SPIRITS

Every winter, between Christmas and New Year, in the north-eastern regions of Romania, the annual Dance of the Bears takes place, a ritual that symbolizes the death and rebirth of time. Men and women of all ages dress with bear skins and dance to the rhythm of flutes and percussion to drive away evil spirits and welcome the new year.

TAGS: Romania, Traditions

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© Mauro De Bettio.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2017
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 26, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 55mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO400
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