Monday, 24 February 2014 16:23

14 FEBURARY DILEMMA

In Bulgaria, Trifon Zarezan and St Valentine vie for a single day

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Sunday, 29 December 2013 12:56

BRAVING EPIPHANY

Men of Kalofer dance horo in icy Tundzha

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013 14:37

RIBNOVO WEDDINGS

Traditional ritual baffles outsiders

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Monday, 05 August 2013 12:50

IF ORPHEUS PLAYED BAGPIPES

Thousands of people gather in Gela to experience the best and the worst of traditional Rhodope music

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 09:42

WALKING ON FIRE

Forget the make-believe nestinari in restaurants and resorts and experience the real thing in the village of Balgari

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013 07:13

BRIDES FOR SALE

Huge fair near village of Mogila garners Gypsy beauties from across the nation
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Friday, 21 December 2012 15:30

KNIGHT TEMPLARS IN BULGARIA?

How an old cemetery in Nisovo suddenly acquired 'Medieval' fame

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Monday, 10 September 2012 13:04

GYPSIES AT THE GATE

Annual Roma get-together at Bachkovo Monastery plays out colourful and noisy

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Thursday, 12 April 2012 14:19

BUYING BRIDES

Every year Gypsies gather at Mogila village to trade horses and girls

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Thursday, 23 February 2012 14:22

TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE

Every 14 February Bulgaria goes wild, as people celebrate two feasts: the local St Trifon Zarezan and the foreign St Valentine

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