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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Joaldunak: ancient Basque regional carnival

A man dressed as a 'Momotxorro' a natural entity made of bones and sheep skin walks to take part on a Carnival in the Basque village of Zubieta, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. In one of the most ancient carnivals in Europe, dating from before the Roman empire, companies of Joaldunak (cowbells) and Momotxorros parade between the villages of Zubieta and Ituren.