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Happy Epiphany! Cross divers show the joy of the faitfhful
« on: January 06, 2013, 02:33:42 PM »
Today in Kalofer, Bulgaria, a popular event associated with Orthodox Christian Epiphany was held. A cross was thrown into the river, and young men dove to retrieve it. Similar celebrations were held in many places around the world.

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Traditionally, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it will be healthy through the year.
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