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Bocuk Night (Balkans Halloween)

January 15 All day

Bocuk Night is a Balkan tradition of celebrating the coldest night of the year by dressing up as ghosts and strolling the streets of Edirne’s Keşan district. Held on Jan. 15, locals and people from all over Turkey flock to Keşan as is medieval tradition to dress up as ghosts in what could best be described as a Thracian version of Halloween.

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