Christmas in Florina
In the city of Florina and the surrounding villages, on the eve of Christmas on December 23 light fires more fire in Heroes Square. These fires are lit with stolen wood, and the preparation starts long ago. Around the fire at the celebration and feast with the participation of all residents of the area and too many tourists. This custom some say that this is done to ward off evil spirits.
Residents welcome the birth of Christ by lighting large fires midnight which symbolize the fire that lit the shepherds of Bethlehem to warm the newborn Jesus.