(Michael Abrams/Stars and Stripes)

Venice, Italy, February 2005: A pair of costumed revelers pose along the Bacino San Marco during the Carnevale di Venezia celebrations. This year the festivities run through Feb. 21.

To find out where to celebrate Carnevale — or Fasching as it’s known in Germany — check out Stars and Stripes’ Europe Community pages here.

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