An ancient Dionysian custom that was brought from Asia Minor by the Pontic-Greek people who came to stay in Greece following the Lausanne treaty in 1923.
Every year, during the twelve days of Christmas, the Momoyer come out to dance and wish for a prosperous, fertile New Year. An ancient pagan custom brought in Greece by the people of Black Sea.
The annual Pontic event of Momoyer, taking place in Kallithea, Athens. The party is getting ready in the local club and hits the road with Momoyers teasing and performing theatricals around the streets of the city.