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European masks - Romanian Folk Mask, Bucovina, Romania Almost a muppet!

Romania is a rich country when it comes to traditions and superstitions. Modern Romanians only keep a few of them, but many of the old traditions can be disco

Winter holidays and Christmas traditions in Romania: the Bear dance, the Masked carolers and the Goat - Romania Insider

The „Goat” (Capra) dance is an ancient romanian tradition. Throughout the season, teenagers and young adults especially enjoy caroling with the „Goat”. The „Goat” is actually a usually boisterous young person dressed up in a goat costume. The whole group dances through the streets and from door to door, often with flute music. This tradition comes from the ancient Roman people and it reminds us of the celebration of the ancient Greek gods.

The Goat (Capra) - costume for Romanian traditional dance executed with the New Year traditional festivities

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