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It isn't a cross burning - but a kind of scare crow figure representing winter.
The Busójárás festival

February 22nd 2004
The Busojaras Festival, Hungary, Mohács Usually the town of Mohács is a sleepy place, on the banks of the Danube in the south western corner of Hungary. An hour away from Pécs by bus or train. Every late February or early March this changes, the Busó's come out to play. Thousands of visitors join in the celebrations, and the town is a crowded party place, hot wine consumed b ... read more
Europe » Hungary » Southern Transdanubia » Mohacs

Hungarian Flag Hungary was part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under Communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive milita... ... read more
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