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Macedonia's Strumica Carnival Continues 350-Year Tradition
Written by Filip Stojanovski On 6 March 2014 @ 18:14 pm | No Comments
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The Strumica Carnival took place in Macedonia from March 1-3, 2014. This traditional celebration  [mk] was first mentioned as early as 1670 by Ottoman travel writer Evliya Çelebi  and this year was featured by NBC News  in a report about twelve similar events around the world.
Photo-activist Vanco Dzambaski shared his photo gallery  from this year's Carnival events on Flickr.
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URL to article: https://globalvoices.org/2014/03/06/macedonias-strumica-carnival-continues-350-year-tradition/
URLs in this post:
 traditional celebration: http://strumicaonline.net/?p=5500
 Evliya Çelebi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evliya_%C3%87elebi
 NBC News: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/photo/brazil-macedonia-carnival-ignites-colorful-celebrations-n42466
 Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fosim/sets/72157641826045583/
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