March 22, 2015

Goat Dance in Skyros, Greece

Photograph by Christina Georgiadou, Redux

Young revelers prepare for the annual goat dance on Skyros, the southernmost of Greece's Sporades Islands. The goat dance is a pre-Lenten tradition descended from pagan festivities; masked revelers—including the bell-clad geros draped in goatskin and wearing a goat mask—roam the town's streets.

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