Carnival

The Busós of Mohács (3): Where the wild things are

Busó carnival, Mohács, Hungary (February 2016). In the evening, after the procession on the last Sunday before Lent, Busós and spectators dance around a huge bonfire on the main square in Mohács. © Rudolf Abraham Nikon D700 & 14-24/2.8 Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or …

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The Busós of Mohács (2): Danube crossing

Busó carnival, Mohács, Hungary (February 2016). The Busós of Mohács cross the Danube in traditional wooden boats, on the last Sunday before Lent, before gathering for a procession through the town centre. © Rudolf Abraham Nikon D700 & 70-200/2.8 Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or …

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The Busós of Mohács (1)

Busó carnival, Mohács, Hungary (February 2016). The Busó carnival or Busójárás is a traditional Shrovetide carnival in the southern Hungarian town of Mohács, in which the busós – local men wearing frightening-looking wooden masks and sheepskins, with cowbells tied around their waists – cross the Danube in boats and parade through the town, banishing winter …

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Rijeka revisited

Rijeka carnival, Croatia © Rudolf Abraham Shot in 2013, the second of two years in which I covered the Rijeka carnival – the largest carnival in Croatia, and one of the largest Shrovetide carnivals in Europe. To license this image or view more images of the Rijeka Carnival, Croatia click here. Nikon D700 + 14-24/2.8 …

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Carnival sweets

Stalls selling crêpes, waffles and other sweet things at a funfair in Granville during the huge annual carnival there. Granville, Normandy, France (February 2015). © Rudolf Abraham Nikon D700 & 14-24/2.8 + 50/1.4G Click here to license this image and for more photos of the Granville Carnival in Normandy. Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All …

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