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Celebrating Masopust, the Czech Republic's crazy carnival

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
14 February 2018

With Mardi Gras and carnival season in full swing in other parts of the world, the Czech Republic is throwing its own late-winter party. One of the biggest celebrations around the capital takes place in the suburb of Roztoky, where locals and visitors wear wild costumes for a parade that winds through the town and into the Czech countryside.