White-painted bride honors Bulgarian Muslim rite
RIBNOVO, Bulgaria (Reuters) - Fikrie Sabrieva, 17, will marry along with her eyes shut and her face painted white, dotted with bright sequins. She lives ‘at the conclusion of this world’, tending A muslim that is hardy culture mostly Christian Bulgaria.
Kids view the marriage ceremony of Moussa Babechki and Fikrie Sabrieva into the village of Ribnovo, into the Rhodope Mountains, some 210km (130miles) south of Sofia 13, 2008 january. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov
The remote town of Ribnovo, ...