An Ethnographic Research on the Bocuk Night

Bocuk Night, a tradition that was on the brink of being forgotten, experienced a resurgence in popularity during the 2010s, thanks to the support of local governments. These celebrations, which stand as significant cultural symbols of Thrace, swiftly evolved into a festival with the

The Blood Oath Rites of the Scythians and Huns

The blood oath is a ritual, usually between two men, that provides a symbolic sense of attachment and eternal friendship. Blood oath rituals, common among nomadic peoples in ancient times, were also practiced in settled societies over time. Those who practice the blood oath

Molybdomancy: A New Year’s Eve Tradition

Even though it coincides with different dates in different cultures, New Year’s Eve celebrations are the common heritage of almost all humanity. So much so that over time, many superstitions and interesting traditions have emerged about New Year’s Eve. Although eating grapes, drinking champagne,