Hidirellez 2018

May 5, 2018 in Turkey

Hidirellez is observed on May 05, 2018. Hidirellez is celebrated as the day on which Prophets Hizir (Al-Khidr) and Ilyas (Elijah) met on the earth. Hidirellez starts on May 5 night and falls on May 6 in the Gregorian calendar and April 23 in the Julian calendar. It is celebrated in Turkey and throughout the Turkic world. It celebrates the arrival of spring and is a religious holiday for the Alevi as well. Durdevdan is the Christian variety of this spring festival throughout the Balkans, notably areas which had become under the control of the Ottoman Empire by the end of the 16th century. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is Hidirellez?
Nationwide
Turkey
When is Hidirellez?
Saturday, the 5th of May 2018
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