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Mingling Faiths: Kurmukoba/Giorgoba in Qakh

Автор:Asif Masimov

Дек 3, 2019
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In November 2017, Visions travelled to the ethnically diverse region of Qakh in northwest Azerbaijan, close to the Georgian border, to experience an unusual multi-faith religious celebration called Kurmukoba or Giorgoba. In this video, we explore this enigmatic holiday: whose day is it, anyway? Is it pagan, Muslim, or Christian? Why do people walk barefoot through the forest, and what happens to those who see the legendary golden rooster? Watch to learn these mysteries and more.