Men jump into the waters of a lake in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia

 
Men jump into the waters of a lake in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia
Men jump into the waters of a lake in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day in Sofia January 6, 2010. According to local custom, it is believed that the first man to grab the cross, thrown into the water by an Eastern Orthodox priest in the annual event, will be healthy throughout the New Year. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov (BULGARIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)