5-year-old boy youngest participant in traditional men’s chain dance in Bulgaria’s Kalofer

Natalya Mihailova | 06 January 2015
Kalofer. A 5-year-old boy was the youngest participant in the traditional men’s chain dance performed on the feast day of Epiphany in the town of Kalofer, announced Kalofer Mayor Rumen Stoyanov, speaking forRadio FOCUS – Plovdiv.
5-year-old boy youngest participant in traditional men’s chain dance in Bulgaria’s Kalofer

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Epiphany on January 6.

After a priest, according to tradition, threw a Holy Cross into the Tundzha River, it was taken out of the water and given to the boy named Rumen Rashkov.

The men’s chain dance was done in the icy river waters a little after 8:00 a.m. and about 250 Kalofer citizens and many guests from various parts of the country danced it, the mayor also informed.

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