SLOVAKIA / Michalovce / Traveling amusement parks / Ania is 11 years old. Her father has died when she was a little child and since than she travels with her grandfather helping him with the air gun caravan. The kids of the funfairs owners half of the year travel with their parents. Every two weeks they go to a different school as the funfair travels from one town to another. / June 2008 / The little traveling amusement parks are a natural element of the Eastern European paysage. The merry-go-round brings a beat of color also to Slovak cities that are mostly built of blocks of flats. Still today this is a popular place to go for parents with small kids and also for teenagers. From generation to generation the same families travel around the region earning their leaving entertaining people. They usually go to each city only once per year staying one or two weeks in one place. They travel from April till October and the winter they spend refreshing the carousels. / April - June 2008 / Project supported by the Visegrad Fund. (image by Jan Brykczynski)
SLOVAKIA / Michalovce / Traveling amusement parks / Ania is 11 years old. Her father has died when she was a little child and since than she travels with her grandfather helping him with the air gun caravan. The kids of the funfairs owners half of the year travel with their parents. Every two weeks they go to a different school as the funfair travels from one town to another. / June 2008 / The little traveling amusement parks are a natural element of the Eastern European paysage. The merry-go-round brings a beat of color also to Slovak cities that are mostly built of blocks of flats. Still today this is a popular place to go for parents with small kids and also for teenagers. From generation to generation the same families travel around the region earning their leaving entertaining people. They usually go to each city only once per year staying one or two weeks in one place. They travel from April till October and the winter they spend refreshing the carousels. / April - June 2008 / Project supported by the Visegrad Fund.
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