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 Ukrainians Celebrate Epiphany by Traditional Swimming in Ice Cold Water. PHOTOS

Today, 19 January, the Orthodox world celebrates Epiphany. Traditionally on this day, people dive in cold water to wash off all the diseases and sins.

In the morning hundreds of people came to celebrate Epiphany by diving in Dnipro in Hydropark with the vast majority being young boys and girls, according Censor.NET.

It is believed that it's impossible to get sick by swimming on January 19. This is one of the miraculous properties of ice water, though it helps only those who have the faith.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p230357
Source: ФОТО - Владимир Галич для Цензор.НЕТ