BULGARIA-MINORITY-MUSLIMS-WEDDING : News Photo

BULGARIA-MINORITY-MUSLIMS-WEDDING

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Fatme Ulanova (L), 20, and Djamal Sirakov, 23, stand with with euro banknotes hung on their garnments as presents during their two-day wedding ceremony in the village of Ribnovo, in southwestern Bulgaria, on January 2, 2013.The people of this Bulgarian mountain village are famous for performing their unique wedding ceremonies in winter time only. The inhabitants of the village of Ribnovo are Bulgarian-speaking Muslims, sometimes referred to as 'Pomaks' or 'people who have suffered'. Muslim Bulgarians are descendants of Christian Bulgarians who were forcibly converted to Islam by the Turks, during the 14th, 16th and the 18th century. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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Fatme Ulanova (L), 20, and Djamal Sirakov, 23, stand with with euro banknotes hung on their garnments as presents during their two-day wedding ceremony in the village of Ribnovo, in southwestern Bulgaria, on January 2, 2013.The people of this Bulgarian mountain village are famous for performing their unique wedding ceremonies in winter time only. The inhabitants of the village of Ribnovo are Bulgarian-speaking Muslims, sometimes referred to as 'Pomaks' or 'people who have suffered'. Muslim Bulgarians are descendants of Christian Bulgarians who were forcibly converted to Islam by the Turks, during the 14th, 16th and the 18th century. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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Fatme Ulanova and Djamal Sirakov stand with with euro banknotes hung... News Photo 158901834Bride,Bulgaria,Ceremony,European Union Currency,Famous,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Individuality,Islam,Lifestyles,Minority Groups,Mountain,Paper Currency,People,Performance,Presenting,Social Issues,Stand,Time,Traditional Clothing,Village,Wedding,Wedding Ceremony,WinterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFatme Ulanova (L), 20, and Djamal Sirakov, 23, stand with with euro banknotes hung on their garnments as presents during their two-day wedding ceremony in the village of Ribnovo, in southwestern Bulgaria, on January 2, 2013.The people of this Bulgarian mountain village are famous for performing their unique wedding ceremonies in winter time only. The inhabitants of the village of Ribnovo are Bulgarian-speaking Muslims, sometimes referred to as 'Pomaks' or 'people who have suffered'. Muslim Bulgarians are descendants of Christian Bulgarians who were forcibly converted to Islam by the Turks, during the 14th, 16th and the 18th century. AFP PHOTO / DIMITAR DILKOFF (Photo credit should read DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)