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Pirin Ethnographic District - Folklore - 20 November 2012

Pirin Ethnographic District - Folklore

Pirin ethnographic area stretches in southwestern Bulgaria and the West reached the state border with Macedonia to the north is bordered by Shoppe ethnographic area in the south of Greece and the east and northeast, and Rhodope Thrace region. Pirin dances are mixed, male or female. They play as individuals 'LESI' ensemble or individually. During the dance participants play in a circle, half circle or a straight line. Females people are slow to moderately fast as they mainly play a song - or monophonic voices. For the game at a slower pace helps Pirin heaviest female costume. Steps are shuffling, low and in most cases the body is upright. Male dances are performed the song to the accompaniment of mandolins or small orchestra. The man's suit is lightweight and close to the body and...

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Strandja Ethnographic District - Folklore - 19 November 2012

Strandja Ethnographic District - Folklore

Strandja Mountain is low on the southeastern Bulgarian region. Together with the lower Sakar, it seems difficult to pass border area east of Tunja and Maritsa rivers to the Black Sea. The mystic charm of this area is achieved by the combination of mountain, plain and sea, and in ethnographic plan - from the mixing of cultures into three groups - Ruptsi tronki and Zagortsi. The most numerous and the older the population Ruptsi who brings the oldest traditions. It is concentrated inside the Strandja and lived in villages along the Veleka. The second largest ethnic group in Strandja are tronkite (the word "tronka" - "little"). Their villages are located in the mountainous part of the municipality of Sredets, in the upper reaches of the river Fakiiska. The third ethnic group...

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Folk Dance Ensemble "Sofia - 6" - Folklore - 18 November 2012

Folk Dance Ensemble "Sofia - 6" - Folklore

   Folk Dance Ensemble "Sofia - 6" in 2011 celebrated its 35th anniversary on stage. Do it with a spectacular concert in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture - Sofia. The ensemble has won three major awards from the world's top three major international competitions in the world: Palma de Mallorca - Spain - April 2009. Bursa, Turkey - July 2010. , South Korea - October 2010.      Enjoy one of the performances of the ensemble "Sofia - 6" just a few minutes ago the third consecutive World Award in Korea - October 2010.        minutes before the third consecutive World Award in Korea - October 2010.       (function (d, w, c) { (w[c] = w[c]...

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Bulgarian Folklore - Costumes - Folklore - 18 November 2011

Bulgarian Folklore - Costumes - Folklore

"Costume" is the common name of Bulgarian clothing from the Renaissance to the mid-20th century. It brings together the traditions and lifestyle of the Bulgarian people that determine specifics. Scientists - ethnographers believe that the origin of the costume comes from the Slavs, but incorporates elements from traditional clothing of the Thracians and Bulgars. There are, however typical elements of clothes of different nations with which the Bulgarians were in contact, Vlachs, Turks, Greeks, Albanians. Costume was a dress for every day but Bulgarians, adding artistic decoration in a festive change it. This outfit is very convenient for the daily work of the Bulgarians, as well as traditions, customs and festivals. Costume is male and female, and daily celebration. In different ethnographic...

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