The folk custom of Surva and the International Festival of Masquerade Games of the same name are among the most popular winter holidays in Bulgaria. And they are undoubtedly a wonderful illustration of the link between "tradition and..
Known in his lifetime as “the king of Bulgarian bagpipes”, “Saint Kostadin of folk music”, Kostadin Varimezov’s students in Canada and the USA addressed him as “professor” even though he had no academic title. “May it fill your soul” is the..
Regardless of what the outgoing year has been and what occurred during the four seasons, December transforms our daily routine with its cycle of Christmas festivities, the lists with gifts for our loved ones and the richly laid tables...
"Spasovden" is the popular name of the Feast of the Ascension, which the Orthodox Church celebrates on the fortieth day after Easter. In Bulgarian..