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13 Things You'll See At Macedonian New Year's

The Vevchani Carnival in Vevchani, Macedonia is a 1,400 year-old annual party that's kind of like a dirty, raucous mix of our Halloween and New Year's, but way weirder.

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The villagers of Vevchani, in Southwestern Macedonia, filled the streets on Sunday, January 13, 2013 to celebrate a 14 centuries old Saint's day. St. Vasilij's Day marks the arrival of the New Year according the The Julian Calendar. The carnival has a lot of pagan influence and in modern times it has turned into a celebration of political and social satire.



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