The Finnish word for Santa Claus, Joulupukki literally translates to “Yule Goat”.

The Finnish word for Santa Claus, Joulupukki literally translates to “Yule Goat”.

It's Nice That : Photography: Charles Fréger's folkloric quest to discover the Wild Man in 18 countries

It's Nice That : Photography: Charles Fréger's folkloric quest to discover the Wild Man in 18 countries

The Tuuteri folk dress, Finland | Viljapelto+kansallispuku

The Tuuteri folk dress, Finland | Viljapelto+kansallispuku

Wearing fearsome masks and imposing costumes these fantastical creatures make a terrifying sight. These costumed men are taking part in the ancient ritual of Kukeri at the Surva International Festival of Masquerade Games in the village of Pernik, Bulgaria. Terrifyingly the men - known as Kukeri - enter houses in the village, clanging their bells to ward off evil spirits. Held at the beginning of February, the tradition has its roots in pre-Roman Bulgaria. Pictured here are a father and son…

Wearing fearsome masks and imposing costumes these fantastical creatures make a terrifying sight. These costumed men are taking part in the ancient ritual of Kukeri at the Surva International Festival of Masquerade Games in the village of Pernik, Bulgaria. Terrifyingly the men - known as Kukeri - enter houses in the village, clanging their bells to ward off evil spirits. Held at the beginning of February, the tradition has its roots in pre-Roman Bulgaria. Pictured here are a father and son…

Astonishing pictures of 21st century pagan ritual garb from all over Europe | Dangerous Minds

Astonishing pictures of 21st century pagan ritual garb from all over Europe | Dangerous Minds

Donde viven las trangas | VICE España

Donde viven las trangas | VICE España

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