Serbia: Religious holiday celebrated on medieval Kosovo battlefield

About 1,000 Serbs gathered at the Gazimestan memorial near Pristina on Thursday to celebrate Vidovdan, a national Serbian holiday. «Vidovdan is the biggest festivity of Serbian people. If there was not Kosovo battle on this day, it will not be significant for us and for all Serbian people, « said one demonstrator. Vidovdan (St. Vitus Day — 28th June) commemorates the Great Kosovo battle... Еще, fought in 1389 between the Ottoman Empire and the Balkan's Christian lords and kings. The battle is an important part of Serbian ethnic and national identity.

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