Serbian Orthodox Christmas Eve - Badnje veče

Stories from Bosnia and Herzegovina


It's quite a chilly and frosty morning on 6th January, here in the village.

The sounds of vehicle horns have been echoing for a few hours now (it's 0900 at the moment) across the valley. There is a convoy progressing through every hamlet in my immediate area, and this short video shows it passing our house.

The area I live in is predominantly Serbian Orthodox, and today, for the Serbian Church, it is Christmas Eve, or Badnje veče.

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