[Vevchani, Macedonia; January 13. Image via Getty]

A girl takes part in the carnival parade on the streets of the town of Vevchani, 180 kilometres southwest from Skopje, on January 13, 2010. The Vevchani carnival is 1,400 years old and is held every year on the eve of the feast of Saint Basil (14 January), which also marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Julian calendar, observed by the Macedonian Orthodox Church.AFP PHOTO/ROBERT ATANASOVSKI (Photo credit should read ROBERT ATANASOVSKI/AFP/Getty Images)