Participant at the Busójárás carnival in Mohacs. The Busójárás is a celebration held exactly seven weeks before Easter and involves locals dressing up in sheepskin costumes with scary masks and noise-makers.

Participant at the Busójárás carnival in Mohacs. The Busójárás is a celebration held exactly seven weeks before Easter and involves locals dressing up in sheepskin costumes with scary masks and noise-makers to chase winter away.

Leap of fire: A participant bravely jumps over a fire during the celebrations, which is said to be an old custom

The terrifying costumed festival in Hungary held to scare off winter

Leap of fire: A participant bravely jumps over a fire during the celebrations, which is said to be an old custom

Traditional wooden mask at Buso Festival in Mohács, Hungary

Traditional wooden mask at Buso Festival in Mohács, Hungary

Traditional Buso mask - an important ingredient of Mohács "Busójárás"

Traditional Buso mask - an important ingredient of Mohács "Busójárás"

Traditional Buso mask - an important ingredient of Mohács "Busójárás"

Traditional Buso mask - an important ingredient of Mohács "Busójárás"

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farsangi busójárás Mohácson

farsangi busójárás Mohácson

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