Jovan  Balov



"Vodici", Ohrid, 19.01.2009

12 Photogrphy , A-2 

Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia - as well as the old town Lychnidos, has always been the centre of the spiritual and Christian culture, and as a proof is the tradition that has been going on with centuries marking the traditional festivities as a Christian holiday Vodici – God appearance, spectacular procession where as a final act is the throwing of the Holy Cross into the Ohrid Lake waters.  After the religious ceremony, where, as a symbol, to present the holy spirit, people are taking some of the blessed lake water home for luck and prosperity.