Turks celebrate spring with the colourful and musical Hidirellez festival
The 'Hidirellez' festival is a celebration of the return of spring, with dancing and bonfires. (Photo: AP)
The 'Hidirellez' festival is a celebration of the return of spring, with dancing and bonfires. (Photo: AP)
A woman dances during celebrations marking the start of Spring in Turkey. (Photo: AP)
A woman dances during celebrations marking the start of Spring in Turkey. (Photo: AP)
A woman poses for photographs by a tree, decorated with ribbons and wishes during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival. (Photo: AP)
A woman poses for photographs by a tree, decorated with ribbons and wishes during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival. (Photo: AP)
People dance during the 'Hidirellez' festival celebrating the start of Spring. (Photo: AP)
People dance during the 'Hidirellez' festival celebrating the start of Spring. (Photo: AP)
A couple poses for photographs by the Tundzha River during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival(Photo: AP)
A couple poses for photographs by the Tundzha River during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival(Photo: AP)
A man releases a lantern during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival in Edirne in Turkey. (Photo: AP)
A man releases a lantern during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival in Edirne in Turkey. (Photo: AP)
A woman dances during 'Hidirellez' festival celebrations in Edirne. (Photo: AP)
A woman dances during 'Hidirellez' festival celebrations in Edirne. (Photo: AP)
People gather on a bridge across the Tundzha River during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival in Edirne, Turkey. (Photo: AP)
People gather on a bridge across the Tundzha River during celebrations for the 'Hidirellez' festival in Edirne, Turkey. (Photo: AP)