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16/11/2009
The ritual of Beis


A custom originating from Eastern Romilia. Beis is performed with variations at the villages of Northern Evros: Rizia, Kamara, Kiprinos, Petrota, Rigio, Vrisika, Didimoticho, Kastanies, Nea Visa, Petrota. A custom for a fortunate year with Dionysian descent and Beis or Kiopek Beis or the king with his followers as the protagonist. It ends to a feigned seeding and plowing at the village?s square. Kiopek Beis: a symbol of power, forerunner of Persefoni?s coming on earth, the daughter of Dimitra. For this reason, the area Ortakii is also called Dimitria. Kiopek Beis is like a deity of fertility and happiness that notifies of the spring?s arrival.

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Babousiaros


A custom of Dodekaimeron with Babousiaros and his company as the protagonists. It is performed at Rigio, Evros, on the second day after Christmas. The custom was performed with varitions at Petrades, Sofiko, Pithio and Chimonio.

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Rooster sacrifice at St. Dimitrios


Inhabitants of the Didimoticho area sacrifice roosters for the St. Dimitrios on the day of his celebration, on the 26th of October. This sacrifice takes place at the little chapel devoted to the saint at the Kale hill, Didimoticho.

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A Custom located in Eastern Thrace. It is performed every year at the end of October at Nea Adriani of Rodopi?s Prefecture. A ritual and rural custom for good fortune connected with seeding and realized through dramatized action. It is performed with varations at Stavroupolis, Xanthi, during carnival. This custom was long before performed with varations at Vrisika, Evros.

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