Mohács: the mask carver

Master mask carver Antal Englert in his workshop, Mohács, Hungary. Photographed during the Busó carnival in Mohács (February 2016) © Rudolf Abraham Nikon D700 & 14-24/2.8 Photo copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham. To license …

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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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