Kakava and Hıdırellez festival

Hotel Şimşek Edirne, Kakava şenlikleriKAKAVA FESTIVAL AND HIDIRELLEZ FESTIVAL

Edirne celebrates Hıdırellez every year on May 5th and traditional Roman festival Kakava on May 6th with great participation and enthusiasm. The celebrations begin with the burning of the traditional Kakava fire and continuous with music and fun day and night. Unique Roman traditions came back to life with various activities watched by local and foreign tourists. Also May 6th is celebrated officially as International Hıdırellez Festival in Edirne, where as it is also celebrated as the anniversary of the Ottomans conquering Edirne.

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