Shooting of a cock

15 May – This feast day commemorates a famous victory over the Turks on May 15, 1654. In memory of the victory, a custom of “shooting of a cock” has developed - the cock symbolizing the enemy. An air rifle is used for the shooting. The marksman who hits the cock is awarded a “sugaman” (towel) on which the dates of the shooting and the battle are embroidered. The winner is required to treat the whole town to a barrel of wine.

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