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The Fair at Elmala baba tekke

The religious fair at Elmala baba tekke nearby the village of Bivolyane is the largest in Momchilgard area. It is held in the first week of September. This fair is the beginning of all religious autumn holidays in the municipality ( 11 in total). During the fair a traditional mae is organized and extremely honored mostly by the muslims kazalbashi . People from all over the world come here to worship their ancestors. The tradition goes back centuries. During the festival different rituals, prayers of thanksgiving are performed, a traditional cheverme (baked meal) is prepared, and music programs and charities are organized.

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