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Featured Photo on the Annual Carnaval del Tancoy in Chiapas, Mexico

Featured Photo on the Annual Carnaval del Tancoy in Chiapas, Mexico

Marissa Revilla, GPJ Mexico

A man dancing in the street wears the traditional costume of mask, sombrero and beads associated with the folk legend El Sombrerón during El Carnaval del Tancoy in the city of Las Rosas in Chiapas, Mexico. The annual festival marks the beginning of Lent. The carnival has its roots in ancient rituals in which indigenous people asked the gods for rain at the beginning of the harvest season.

Mexico A man dancing in the street wears the traditional costume of mask, sombrero and beads associated with the folk legend El Sombrerón during El Carnaval del Tancoy in the city of Las Rosas in Chiapas, Mexico. The annual festival marks the beginning of Lent. The carnival has its roots in ancient rituals in which indigenous people asked the gods for rain at the beginning of the harvest season.

Marissa Revilla, GPJ Mexico