Batko Gjorgjija

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Statue of Batko Gjorgjija in Kumanovo

Batko Gjorgjija or Uncle Gjorgjija is a typical figure and character of Kumanovo, North Macedonia, who had been a great mocker and bohemian and preferred leading a loose life rather than working. It is said in the most popular folk song that he had died with three wishes: for a pretty woman, a brandy and an expensive cart.[1] The Days of Comedy take place every year in honor of Batko Gjorgjija.

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  1. ^ "Шегобиецот Батко Ѓорѓија е синоним за Куманово". „Република“. 2015-05-16. Retrieved 2018-01-07.