White-painted bride honors Bulgarian Muslim rite

White-painted bride honors Bulgarian Muslim rite

RIBNOVO, Bulgaria (Reuters) – Fikrie Sabrieva, 17, will marry along with her eyes shut along with 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.

Kids view the marriage ceremony of Moussa Babechki and Fikrie Sabrieva into the village of Ribnovo, within the Rhodope Mountains, some 210km (130miles) south of Sofia January 13, 2008. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov

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