Carnivals of Korça started

Carnivals of Korça started

Summer tourist season kicked off yesterday with the National Festival of Carnival in Korça.

Carnival festival have started originaly in Korca in 40s, a period when cultural life in this city has been varied. 

Although a pagan feast, carnival day were celebrated in February's day of excuses.

Many individuals are dressed like carnival, among them are seen groups with guitars, bells and masks of animal heads and humans. Carnivals of Korca received a great impetus after the establishment of cultural societies as "Youth of Korça". In this period carnivals are  associated with mandolin, guitar and humorous songs.

Carnival celebration was interrupted after 60s and resumed in other social conditions after 90s.

Carnivals of Korça started Carnivals of Korça started Sunday, June 05, 2016 Rating: 5
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