Tamron Prize Challenge: Travel and Nature

Challenge #1 in the Tamron Prize Challenge series. Hosted by Tamron Challenge, Simon Joinson.
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Play Bear (New Year's traditions)
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Bear is the most spectacular game of all games with masks found in bands of Moldova,Romania. The game bears the Dărmăneşti-Bacau and surrounding villages has evolved from a simple spectacle usually a large-scale and broad resonance. The deafening ropotele of drums, several bears kept by ursari chain plays a frenetic pace. It is worth mentioning that bear mask-costume consists of a whole bear fur, decorated with belts, spiked and tassel. Bear: Mask and his body is made ​​of sheepskin. On the head are applied various ornaments such as mirrors, tinsel, targets, ATC. Bear has a club. He is tied with a chain lead you Gypsy. Bear jumps on two feet and play by shouts ursari always humming.
Submitted: Saturday, 15th October, 2011 12:58 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 20th December, 2008
Focal length: 70 mm
Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 800
Views: 1913
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