Thessaloniki, Greece. 23rd Feb, 2014. A bell bearer parades on the seaside avenue of Thessaloniki. The Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia organized the first European assembly of bell bearers in Thessaloniki. The assembly took place in the context of the action '??Bell Roads'?ù, which attempts to explore the customs of bell bearing in Europe. These are seasonal events of masquerade with eugenic and salutary meaning i.e. dramatic performances that agrarian and pastoral communities developed, believing that they will protect their herds and crops. The ''Bell Roads'' reveal t

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Thessaloniki, Greece. 23rd Feb, 2014. A bell bearer parades on the seaside avenue of Thessaloniki. The Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia organized the first European assembly of bell bearers in Thessaloniki. The assembly took place in the context of the action '??Bell Roads'?ù, which attempts to explore the customs of bell bearing in Europe. These are seasonal events of masquerade with eugenic and salutary meaning i.e. dramatic performances that agrarian and pastoral communities developed, believing that they will protect their herds and crops. The ''Bell Roads'' reveal t

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