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  • COVID-19 pandemic | With carnival cancelled, sadness takes over Belgian town Feb 15, 2021 02:01 PM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic | With carnival cancelled, sadness takes over Belgian town

    It's this time of the year when craftsmen put the finishing touches to the vibrant costumes, ostrich-feather hats and wax mask of performers known as Gilles. The whole town braces itself for the carnival festivities that have been labeled a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO.

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