Euro 2012 has created an atmosphere of carnival in host nations Ukraine and Poland. Here is a photo of a ‘living statues’ performance seen on a street of central Lviv, June 12, which thrilled football fans who are there to witness European teams battle it out for football supremacy. This kind of performance has its roots in the Renaissance when it was a regular feature of medieval and Renaissance festivities and pageantry. —Reuters

Updated Jun 15, 2012 10:52pm

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