March 28, 2007

festivale latinos 3


It says Devil of Yare from Venezuela on the name tag. All I know is it didn't scare any children away. On the contrary, the salt-and-pepper haired lady behind the mask was surrounded by them. Everywhere she walked, children followed. She was saying things to them but I didn't understand a word. All I know fluently in Spanish is Agua de Beber but I doubt she was enticing them with water.

One more shot of the festival tomorrow and this colourful series comes to an end.

12 Comments:

Blogger photo-effe said...

this photo is like our carnival, great colours

4:16 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

Mask in so many cultures are wonderfully designed and presented. This is a wonderfully symbolic face, I'd bet.

4:24 AM  
Blogger dijah said...

no offense but the devil looks like a moose with two devil horns.But its a very nice mask especially with the colours!

7:09 AM  
Blogger Keropok Man said...

it has devil horns yet it has a smile. the devil deceives right? :-p

nasi padang can wait. haha.. anytime u come.

1:12 PM  
Blogger Sally said...

edwin! Just had to tell you: 5 mins ago I was walking home thru the park when I saw that same group of women at the table....late afternoon. And on the table - bottles of soft drink and lots of snacks...

3:59 PM  
Blogger Kuanyin said...

Colorful and interesting photo.

6:23 PM  
Blogger Dsole said...

oh Edwin, I really like this colourful serie!
And yesterdays post is sooo great! you're right about not taking pictures but enjoying the event with your eyes... that's sooo true

7:44 PM  
Blogger Chuckeroon said...

Passing through, again Edwin. Your usual standard. Colour, briliance PLUS an obvious love for people. Greetings to you!!!

10:12 PM  
Blogger Olivier said...

ce masque est magnifique, je sais pas ce qu'il represente mais il est tres beau, les couleurs sont superbes


this mask is splendid, I do not know what it represents but it is very beautiful, the colors are superb

12:28 AM  
Blogger edwin s said...

Thanks for not being scared away by this Devil :)

Sally...hehehehehehehehheheehhee

12:56 AM  
Anonymous Nathalie said...

Beatiful! I love the whole Latino series!

9:09 PM  
Blogger wmw said...

Came back from Spain...and saw your series. Reminds me of the time I spent in that beautiful country.

10:51 PM  

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