Chernik village

Nevruz, Chernik village

Chernik village (map)

The Alians (kazbalbashi) from Silistra are gathering in the village of Chernik in Dulovo to celebrate Nevruz. The holiday is included in the 2009 UNESCO World Heritage List. Nevruz is a Persian word and means a new day. It relates to spring and new life. The ritual dance “Shemah” is performed, where men and women dance side by side.