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Heads up! Easter Sprinkling Starts Early in Hungary

Image: Easter folk tradition in Hungary
Young men dressed in traditional folk costumes pour water from buckets on two young women, an Easter tradition known as the "sprinkling," in Kazar, Hungary on Friday. PETER KOMKA / EPA

Young men dressed in traditional folk costumes pour water from buckets on two young women, an Easter tradition known as the "sprinkling," in Kazar, Hungary on Friday. The ritual is thought to have roots in Pagan cleansing and fertility rites.