July 13, 2022 marks the 100 th anniversary since the birth of Bulgaria’s famous Thracian singer Valkana Stoyanova, a true legend during her lifetime. The folklorist Maria Kuteva writes about her: "The masterful performance of..
There is so much feeling in Dimitar Lavchev’s gadulka-playing art, the noble voice of his instrument, the gadulka (or rebec) reaches out to listeners at such an emotional level, that he has come to be called Mitko Lavchev – the weeping gadulka...
Fresh cherries can be picked in May and by early July the cherry-picking campaign is almost over. The fruit is rich in vitamins and other nutrients that boost the immune system. Cherries help inhibit oxidative stress and decrease inflammation by..
The Folk Art Festival in Koprivshtitsa is held for the 12th time. For three consecutive days - 5, 6 and 7 August, talented folk song and..
If you find yourself in Koprivshtitsa at the time of the festival, you will never forget your time here. The town and the Voevodenets meadows in the..