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I am the Old Year!

The tradition of the New Year coming in Crihana Veche, Rep. of Moldavia. There is a Festival of the New Year in Crihana, with Romanian dancing teams from both sides of the Prut river. The Old Year is putting a fight with the New Year, the ritual including also historical characters related to the Good and the Evil.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Crihana, Moldova
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Radu Baltasiu