Krampus, ancient rituals from Alps

AUTHOR & PHOTOGRAPHER : ALESSANDRO DEL BEN December 5, Rutte Piccolo, Friuli, Italy. Ancient customs survived in the rurals parts of Austria, Switzerland, Bavaria, Slovenia, and Italy in the form of dance, art, processions and rituals. In the Alps, the relationship between the Roman catholic church and paganism has been an ambivalent one. While some customs survived only … More Krampus, ancient rituals from Alps