Cigor Bairam

Yilmaz E. B.

MILLI FOLKLOR, no.73, pp.39, 2007 (AHCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: MILLI FOLKLOR
  • Journal Indexes: Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.39
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


The Cigor Bairam is celebrated on the first Monday of February every year in Siirt. The tradition had appeared centuries before to annoy Christians who abstain from meat for fasting. The meaning of the Arabic word "cigor" means "go out and see".