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Kozara Masquerade

Kozara Masquerade 20133 will bee held march 17th 2013 starting at nine pm in villages Verići and Bistrica. Masquerade is folk holiday common in Europe and America. Its roots are pagan and linked to the cult of the Sun and marking the arrival of spring. Today, Masquerade is usually associated with the beginning of the Christian celebration of Lent, before Easter. Kozara carnivals were initially only religious gathering that in a few years have become a tourist attraction, interesting to locals and tourists. Traditional singing and dance groups from Potkozarje take part in the event, and local people in the best possible way present a gastronomic richness and diversity of the local cuisine. The last animal source food day is also the day when people reconcile and resolve all disputes.