05:12 GMT23 January 2021
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    The Venice Carnival, a yearly festival which has been a hallmark of the city for almost a thousand years, will start on February 11. More than half a million people visit it annually. For two weeks, Venice becomes a fantasy world inhabited by musicians and mysterious characters in masks. However, it's not the only famous festival worth mentioning.

    Sputnik presents a list of some of the most exciting and must-visit festivals from around the world.

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