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April 6, 2019

Sweet Celebration

In Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, people celebrate the day of St. Charalambos, protector of beekeepers. Tables in the formation of a cross are covered in jars of honey waiting to be blessed. It is thought that honey blessed during this festival becomes a powerful cure. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Ivanka Iantcheva, National Geographic Your Shot
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