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Carnival celebrations in Stavelot, Belgium

2009-03-23 03:05:43 GMT2009-03-23 11:05:43 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A reveller "Blanc Moussi" (Clad in white) beats head of girls with pork bladders during carnival parade in Stavelot, about 150 kilometers east of Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 22, 2009. Carnival celebrations in Stavelot reached climax Sunday, while "Blanc Moussi" flogged crowds with pork bladders and threw confetti to them. (Xinhua/Wu Wei)

Peopel are covered by confetti during carnival parade in Stavelot, about 150 kilometers east of Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 22, 2009. Carnival celebrations in Stavelot reached climax Sunday, while "Blanc Moussi" flogged crowds with pork bladders and threw confetti to them. (Xinhua/Wu Wei)

Revellers "Blanc Moussi" (Clad in white) hold pork bladders during carnival parade in Stavelot, about 150 kilometers east of Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 22, 2009. Carnival celebrations in Stavelot reached climax Sunday, while "Blanc Moussi" flogged crowds with pork bladders and threw confetti to them. (Xinhua/Wu Wei)

Revellers cries while they are covered by confetti during carnival parade in Stavelot, about 150 kilometers east of Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 22, 2009. Carnival celebrations in Stavelot reached climax Sunday, while "Blanc Moussi" flogged crowds with pork bladders and threw confetti to them. (Xinhua/Wu Wei)

Colourful dressed revellers dance during carnival parade in Stavelot, about 150 kilometers east of Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 22, 2009. Carnival celebrations in Stavelot reached climax Sunday, while "Blanc Moussi" flogged crowds with pork bladders and threw confetti to them. (Xinhua/Wu Wei)

People attended carnival parade in Stavelot, about 150 kilometers east of Brussels, capital of Belgium, March 22, 2009.

Carnival celebrations in Stavelot reached climax Sunday, while "Blanc Moussi" (Clad in white) flogged crowds with pork bladders and threw confetti to them.

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