Jan 14: day in pics

Updated: Jan 14, 2013 14:01 IST

A Bulgarian masked Kukeri dancer performs a ritual in the town of Batanovtsi. Kukeri is a pagan Bulgarian ritual of Thracian origins, performed by costumed men in sheepskin garments and masks, who dance to scare away the evil spirits, in hope to provide a good harvest, health, fertility, and happiness. (AP Photo)
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A Bulgarian masked Kukeri dancer performs a ritual in the town of Batanovtsi. Kukeri is a pagan Bulgarian ritual of Thracian origins, performed by costumed men in sheepskin garments and masks, who dance to scare away the evil spirits, in hope to provide a good harvest, health, fertility, and happiness. (AP Photo)

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