Ugly masks 难看的面具

更新时间 2013年 2月 13日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间09:34


Why do people in one Swiss town take to the streets wearing bizarre masks and costumes?


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They may not be the most aesthetically pleasing group of people you've ever met, but these revellers at the Lucerne Carnival in Switzerland hope their ugly masks will scare off the evil spirits of winter and pave the way for spring.

The festival also features lanterns, costumes and music, and is part of a tradition which can be traced back to the 15th Century.

Vocabulary 词汇:

aesthetically pleasing 美观的

revellers 狂欢者

scare off 吓跑

pave the way for 为…铺平道路

traced back to 追溯到

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