- Posted March 14, 2014 by
Summer Day , pagan holidays that unites all Albanians
The capital of this holiday is Elbasan . On March 14 in the city to celebrate citizens come from all regions of Albania and Kosovo , Macedonia , Montenegro and Chameria. But at present this holiday tourists from Italy , Greece , Turkey , Germany , America , Australia and even from China .
On the occasion of the feast organized a variety of activities . Among them are mentioned carnivals , folk games , folk songs and dances , etc. holiday fair .
Holiday has its ritual . Earlier collected products for enjoying the cuisine characteristic . At the door of the house placed green branches inserted to abundance . In a related hand summer . People gather to sing beautiful days of waiting . The next day distributing gifts in solidarity .
In this sense , Summer Day is a holiday that brings people together regardless . Nor wars , nor religion , nor politics have failed to theirs .
Characteristic is its cakes Ballokumja . This dessert has a special recipe where bases are cooking corn flour , butter and eggs in the village . They mixed and then placed over the copper pot of baked in the oven with firewood. Ballokumja used as souvenir for refreshments.
Having enjoyed many activities , people turn to picnic . Thus closes Summer Day , the feast of the most popular and beloved of Albanians .
In photo from Summer Day celebrations in Elbasan and Tirana :