Hundreds gather to watch ancient Greek carnival

This was the highlights of a traditional carnival custom in Greece that is celebrated to welcome early spring.

Footage captured on March 3 shows the tradition “Genitsari and Boules."

It is an old custom in the town of Naoussa in northern Greece, which takes place every year.

It portrays the worship of the ancient god Dionysos and the days of the ancient fest “Anthestiria” which means flowerings