Friday, March 03, 2017

The traditional "bell ringers" from Greece and many other parts of the Balkans gathered in Thessaloniki

Every year folk troupes from villages around Greece and other Balkan nations perform "bell dances"

Bulgarian folk dancer

These dances were used to drive off evil spirits with the sound of their bells and so ensure health and prosperity for the whole community in the coming year.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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