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The mask (Pròsopos) is the most important element of the costume used for the ‘Boules’ traditional carnival custom in Naoussa, Imathia, Northern Greece.The exact history of this custom is not clear, but there are many indications that it is connected with the ancient festivals for welcoming spring during which Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine, was honoured.Groups of dancers follow standard routes across the city and start rituals that still adhere to the same routes of their ancestors

The mask (Pròsopos) is the most important element of the costume used for the ‘Boules’ traditional carnival custom in Naoussa, Imathia, Northern Greece.The exact history of this custom is not clear, but there are many indications that it is connected with the ancient festivals for welcoming spring during which Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine, was honoured.Groups of dancers follow standard routes across the city and start rituals that still adhere to the same routes of their ancestors

The absolutely  blue city that came straight out of a dream

The absolutely blue city that came straight out of a dream

Tucked in the north of Morocco, there is a small town called Chefchaouen. This unusual place can be safely called a ’blue dream,’ since the old part of

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Dubrovnik, urban city landscape art painting

Máte radi modrú? Marocké mesto Chefchaouen vás ohúri! – Doba Magazín

Chefchaouen - Marruecos - The absolutely incredible blue city that came straight out of a dream

Paolo Uccello (1397-1475) — Portrait of a Lady  (486x774)

Domenico Ghirlandaio: Portrait of a Lady, 1480 Williamston, Massachusetts: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

noise & silence: The world of Leonora Carrington, Part I – The Early Years

noise & silence: The world of Leonora Carrington, Part I – The Early Years

Wifredo Lam Crossed Hands 1951 Private collection (The Rudman Trust) © SDO Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam Crossed Hands 1951 Private collection (The Rudman Trust) © SDO Wifredo Lam

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