18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The break

Masqueraded dancers are resting during the Egoungoun ceremony in a village in South of Benin. During this ceremony one or more dancers become possessed with the spirits of dead who returns to the Earth for a short time to pass an advice.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2020
Photo Location: Adjarra, Benin
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Elena Bobrova