Kakava Fire Festival

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by melih sular

Kakava is a celebration event of Romani people.According to Gypsy/Roma mythology and belief, Kakava is the transformation of miraculous events to “a belief” based on oppression towards another society in times of ancient Egypt God-King pharaoh living together with Kopt people (Kıpti people) (Copts).Events starts with mirtaculous escape of people getting oppressed in Egypt. While following them, Pharaoh’s army with all soldiers is drowned within the sea. The rest believes that again a “Savior” would come and rescue them because the Savior is immortal.

Location: Edirne/Turkey


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