White-painted bride honors Muslim that is bulgarian rite

White-painted bride honors Muslim that is bulgarian rite

RIBNOVO, Bulgaria (Reuters) – Fikrie Sabrieva, 17, will marry with her eyes shut and her face painted white, dotted with bright sequins. She lives ‘at the finish regarding the world’, tending a hardy muslim tradition in mostly Christian Bulgaria.

Kiddies watch the marriage ceremony of Moussa Babechki and Fikrie Sabrieva into the town of Ribnovo, within the Rhodope Mountains, some 210km (130miles) south of Sofia January 13, 2008. Continue reading White-painted bride honors Muslim that is bulgarian rite