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Greek Carnival Masks. Naoussa, Greece. Painted papier mache or wood. The busiest time for Naoussa, Greece, is the carnival period, when the custom of 'Boules' (men dressed in traditional costumes and masks) takes place and the whole city drinks and dances in the streets.

Greek Carnival Masks. Naoussa, Greece. Painted papier mache or wood. The busiest time for Naoussa, Greece, is the carnival period, when the custom of 'Boules' (men dressed in traditional costumes and masks) takes place and the whole city drinks and dances in the streets.

The Carnival in Naoussa #Greece

The Carnival in Naoussa #Greece

For the past three years, the Hellas Dancers of Holy Trinity Greek  Orthodox Church in Clearwater, Florida have placed in the top three at  the Hellenic Dance and Choral Festival.  Their dramatic Yianitsari and  Boules presentation, complemented by spectacular and elaborately  detailed armatoliki costumes, is not only a faithful reproduction of  the carnival of Naousa, or Naoussa, but a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.   Naousa is a city in the Imathia Prefecture of Macedonia, Greece.

For the past three years, the Hellas Dancers of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Clearwater, Florida have placed in the top three at the Hellenic Dance and Choral Festival. Their dramatic Yianitsari and Boules presentation, complemented by spectacular and elaborately detailed armatoliki costumes, is not only a faithful reproduction of the carnival of Naousa, or Naoussa, but a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Naousa is a city in the Imathia Prefecture of Macedonia, Greece.

Traditional Carnival Celebration in Naoussa

Traditional Carnival Celebration in Naoussa

Πάμε ταξιδάκι, ημερολόγιο των ταξιδιών μας

Πάμε ταξιδάκι, ημερολόγιο των ταξιδιών μας

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Το Ρολόι

Το Ρολόι

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο

Πρόσωπο με πρόσωπο με έναν ...Γιανίτσαρο


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The highlight of the Carnival of Naoussa (in Northern Greece) is the appearance of people disguised as Yianitsari and Boules (Brides).

The highlight of the Carnival of Naoussa (in Northern Greece) is the appearance of people disguised as Yianitsari and Boules (Brides).

The  mask of Yianitsaros, Naousa, Macedonia Greece  Yianitsaros means Jannisary and is the festival to pay homage to the Greeks of Macdonia who were taken and indoctrinated by Ottoman Turks, Bulgarians and communists to fight against their own people History of Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece in modern times

The mask of Yianitsaros, Naousa, Macedonia Greece Yianitsaros means Jannisary and is the festival to pay homage to the Greeks of Macdonia who were taken and indoctrinated by Ottoman Turks, Bulgarians and communists to fight against their own people History of Macedonia the ancient kingdom of Greece in modern times

The tradition of the Yianitsari and Boules is the heart and main feature of the Carnival of Naoussa which takes place just before the forty days of Lent that preceeds Orthodox Easter. Related to the French Mardi Gras and German Fasching, it has, seemingly, its origins in the celebrations of Dionysos of Ancient Greece

The tradition of the Yianitsari and Boules is the heart and main feature of the Carnival of Naoussa which takes place just before the forty days of Lent that preceeds Orthodox Easter. Related to the French Mardi Gras and German Fasching, it has, seemingly, its origins in the celebrations of Dionysos of Ancient Greece

A costume of the Genitsaroi on display at the Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments in Athens, Greece.

A costume of the Genitsaroi on display at the Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments in Athens, Greece.

Photo of a woman wearing the bridal costume of Episkopi, Imathia, Macedonia. Early 20th century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplio...

Photo of a woman wearing the bridal costume of Episkopi, Imathia, Macedonia. Early 20th century © Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, Nafplio...

Public Park of Naoussa #Macedonia Greece

Public Park of Naoussa #Macedonia Greece

Giannitsaros from Naousa, Imathia, historical province of Macedonia, northern GREECE - Γιανίτσαρος από τη Νάουσα (Νομός Ημαθίας)

Giannitsaros from Naousa, Imathia, historical province of Macedonia, northern GREECE - Γιανίτσαρος από τη Νάουσα (Νομός Ημαθίας)

metallus:  Working day Thessaloniki, Greece 2013

metallus: Working day Thessaloniki, Greece 2013

Ancient volcano, Nisiros island, Greece.

Ancient volcano, Nisiros island, Greece.

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