Rijeka Carnival

Big devil little devil

Another shot from the Rijeka carnival earlier this year Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Zvončar ‘refuelling’

Zvončar pausing to drink more wine at the Rijeka Carnival, February 2012 The Zvončari or ‘bell ringers’, with their shaggy sheepskin costumes, horned masks or headdresses and huge cowbells tied to their waists, are a star attraction at the wild and wonderful Rijeka Carnival in Croatia (there are several groups of them). They come from …

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Rijeka Carnival (2)

More shots from Sunday’s International Carnival Parade in Rijeka, Croatia – the second biggest carnival in Europe after Venice, for those not familiar with it. Still wading through well over 1,000 images, so probably more to follow soon…. Slovenian Kurenti. If you go down to the woods today… Zvoncari. Baby zvoncari. Harlequins. Chimney sweeps. Little …

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Rijeka Carnival

The first few shots to be processed from the well and truly amazing Rijeka Carnival today – more to follow soon. All photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.