Offbeat Pictures of The Week - February 7


Bulgarian dancers known as 'Kukeri' perform a ritual dance during the... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Bulgaria,Dancer,Holiday - Event,Horizontal,Mask - Disguise,Offbeat,Performance,Sofia,TraditionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBulgarian dancers known as 'Kukeri' perform a ritual dance during the International Festival of the Masquerade Games in Pernik near the capital Sofia, on February 3, 2013. The three-day festival, which started on February 1, has participants sporting multi-colored masks, covered with beads, ribbons and woolen tassels whlie the main dancer, ladened with bells to drive away sickness and evil spirits, sways like a wheat spikelet heavy with grain. AFP PHOTO / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)