Kukeri banish the forces of evil in Varvara village near Pazardzhik on the first day of January. The Dervish, as the locals call them, start on their way from home to home at midnight. In the end they all come together in the centre of the..
Few people know that Dunavsko Horo (Danube Chain Dance), which sounds traditionally in every Bulgarian home in the first minutes of the New Year, was written on a fine spring evening. Inspired by the season of new beginnings, it gives..
The magical sound of the bagpipe, the captivating rhythm of Christmas songs, the power of Christmas incarnations- all this is part of the rituals aimed to protect the community and ensure sound health and well-being. Groups of young men go round..