Faces Of The Day


Local school girls in traditional clothes of the Matyo minority react as boys throw water in Mezokovesd, some 130 km east of Budapest on April 21, 2011 during a rehearsal of the traditional Easter celebrations by the members of Mezokovesd folk dance group. Locals from northeast Hungary celebrate Easter with the traditional "watering of the girls", a fertility ritual rooted in Hungary's tribal pre-Christian past, going as far back as the second century AD. By Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images.