Masks at heart of Greek carnival tradition

NAOUSSA, Greece (AP) — Springtime in northern Greece is ushered with loud and colourful festivals, many hailing from centuries-old traditions, later tied to the religious calendar. In villages across the region, there are drums, ear-piercing pipe music, customs passed on from grandparents, and what many consider to be the centrepiece of many of the region’s celebrations. Masks. More details in Monday’s Borneo Bulletin