Silistra village of Aydemir hosts the biggest in North-Eastern Bulgaria Holiday of Kukeri and masks. The event is organized for the 45th time by the Municipality of Silistra, the City Hall and the Chitalishte “Rodoljubie-2006” in Aydemir.
According to ethnographers in Krajunavska Dobrudja, the custom was carried by settlers from Edirne Thrace in the 19th century. It has been performed by men and has always been associated with hope for better. Later in the groups began to participate and women. Historians mention as the first written source, which is a testimony of custom with masked people on the territory of the Bulgarian lands, the life of the martyr- Dasy Dorostolski, who lived in Dorostol / Silistra /.