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Bride and groom at the Muslim Deve in Komotini, 1998.
(Photo: Mina Macheropoulou)

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22/6/2006
Deve (camel)

Mina Machairopoulou
Source: CETI
© Eastern Macedonia - Thrace Region
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An old custom for a fortunate year performed with variations at the villages where Muslims live and at Komotini when the kourban bairam is celebrated. Two men dressed as a camel are wondering and accepting money. Roma of Thrace call this custom ?Devava?.