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Kakava is a Pre-Islamic Spring feast, hold every year in Edirne on 5-6 May.[1] At this day, the Romani people in Turkey, celebrated it with Music, Dance, Food and Bonfire, where the young people jumped over. After Bonfire Night, they went to the near River Tunca, washing feet, hands and Face and take candles there, and send wishes. They believe Baba Fingo a Deity[2] come out of the River and protect them [3]

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  1. "Thousands flock to Turkey's Edirne for Roma festival Kakava". Daily Sabah. 6 May 2022.
  2. "Roma culture comes alive with celebration of Baba Fingo". Daily Sabah. 4 May 2018.
  3. "Hıdırellez and Kakava: A time of setting intentions". Daily Sabah. 4 May 2022.