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Best Masopust Photo Ever!

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Masopust, the Czech equivalent of Shrove Tuesday/Carnival/Mardi Gras, is a potent mix of silly costumes, cold weather, alcohol, and unhealthy food — a combination perfectly captured in this photo from the Valasske muzeum v prirode (Wallachian Open Air Museum) celebration in Roznov pod Radhostem, Zlin Region (south Moravia).

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Where to watch the 2015 New Year Fireworks in Prague

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According to Prague.eu, the official Prague tourism site, these are the best places to watch tonight’s (January 1st, 2015’s) New Year Fireworks (Novoroční ohňostroj):

  • bridges (Most Legií, Čechův most, Mánesův most, Charles Bridge)
  • embankments (Smetanovo nábřeží, Dvořákovo nábřeží)
  • Petřín hill
  • Letenské sady park (Letná)
  • the slope in Riegrovy sady park
  • Vítkov

The fireworks themselves will be launched from Letenské sady (Letná) from 6pm.

The show is expected to last 10 minutes and 15 seconds.

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