Ukranian winter carnival

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Villagers wearing hay bale costumes celebrate the winter festival of Malanka on January 14, 2015 in Krasnoilsk, Ukraine. The holiday is celebrated on New Year’s Day of the Orthodox calendar. It involves dressing in costumes and going from house to house as a group singing traditional songs.

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