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diablo carnavalero - carnival (argentina)

Devil (Diablo Carnavalero), a traditional costume during Carnaval in the Andes mountains.­

Carnival 2010 in the streets of Tilcara (Argentina).­

During Carnival festivities in the small village of Tilcara, in the Quebrada de Humahuaca (Northern Argentina), young men dress up as devils (diablos) with colorful costumes covered with mirrors.­ Women hold the tail of a devil and everyone is drinking and dancing to the music of marching bands.­

For more photos and information about the Carnival in Northern Argentina, read the description of the photo album.

Belgrano, Tilcara, Jujuy, Argentina