KirklareliCelebrating a thousand years of Balkan tradition ‘Koleda’
There were moments of fear in the thousand-year tradition
KIRKLARELİ – Kırklareli daddy connected to the district Buyukmandira Koleda, which is a Balkan tradition in the town, was celebrated with great enthusiasm.
Fear nights, organized under different names in various regions of Thrace, are celebrated as ‘Koleda’ in Büyükmandıra town of Babaeski district of Kırklareli. The participants of the traditional ‘Koleda’ night, which has been celebrated for a thousand years, wore white sheets and various costumes, stole the windows of the houses and scared the locals and shopkeepers.
Sedef Yörük, who attended the night with great enthusiasm, emphasized that she was waiting for this night with great enthusiasm, “Tonight we celebrate the thousand-year-old tradition of Koleda Büyükmandıra, the Balkans. Tonight we will scare people. Our aim is to scare away evil spirits. We will have fun with various entertainments. We try to make different make-ups every year. I did vampire makeup, my friend did nun makeup, my other 2 friends witch did the make-up. So every year we try to be scary to scare away evil spirits. “People from the surrounding cities and towns are participating,” he said.
EdirneA costumed citizen from Turkey stated that tonight is a choleda and said that he will eat pumpkin and scare people.
The group gathered in front of the city hall came to the Culture Park in a cortege. Citizens were photographed on various platforms in the park. Then the Koleda night continued with the concert.
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