PHOTO CONTEST: Winter traditions in the Balkans

PHOTO CONTEST: Winter traditions in the Balkans

by Balkazaar

Are you feeling in the mood for a Balkan holiday? Capture the most authentic winter traditions in the Balkans and share your photo!

You can win original souvenirs from this beautiful, intriguing region.



● Follow @balkazaar_official on Instagram
● Take a photo showcasing winter traditions in the Balkans
● Use the Hashtag #winterbalkazaar in your Instagram post
● Tag us @balkazaar_official

● Bonus entry: Share this post on your stories and tag us
● Bonus entry: Tag 2 friends in a comment below

Any submissions must be owned/created by you. You can post an unlimited number of photos.


1. A traditional Balkan blouse
2. A Pythagorean Cup (Greece)
3. A painted ceramic plate from Horezu (Romania)
4. A Dracula-themed glass globe

Winners will be announced by DM (direct message) on January 10, on Instagram directly from @bakazaar_official . The winners will be selected by drawing, at

Prizes will be shipped no later than January 15th, 2022.

Also, the most beautiful photos will be shared (with the participant tagged) on the social media channels of, platforms whose mission is to promote authentic Balkan values and traditions.


The time frame of the photo contest is December 10 – January 9, 12:00 p.m. (Athens Time)
The drawing will take place on January 10, 2022
Images MUST be posted within the time frame of the photo contest (earlier posts will not be considered for entry).


PHOTOS must be taken in one of the countries with Balkan influence: Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Croatia, European Turkey.

All photos must be original, taken by the contestant. Photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright, are not eligible.

Balkazaar reserves the right to distribute the photos on its website, social media and in any other forms, by mentioning/tagging/giving the credits to the participant who submitted the photo.

Fake accounts will be disqualified upon verification. We are not responsible for the users using or creating fake accounts.


PARTICIPANTS can be from any country, not only from the Balkans. Anyone 18 and older is invited to enter.


No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter the contest. Please be wary of fake accounts, which often use similar names with an extra or missing letter or symbol. We will never DM you asking to provide us with your personal banking and/or credit card details. If you receive a message from anyone else acting as our “photo contest” saying you won, block them.

The photo contest details are available on our website HERE.

This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.