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"coming to terms with the psychology of the common folk as a source of identifying a national Bulgarian character…"
An ancient society, founded in 681 AD, with age-old pagan traditions.

The agrarian year begins in March with Baba Marta, a thousand year old tradition to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring. People greet each other with Chestita baba Marta - 'Happy Grandma March.'

The pagan new year begins with the cock festival, Kukeri - associated with orgiastic rituals.

Virtuozo-Folk Dances Of Bulgaria

Ibro Lolov

Pravo shopsko horo

Location: Europe
Status: UN Country
Capital City: Sofia (Sófiya)
Main Cities: Plovdiv, Varna, Bourgas
Population: 170,000,000
Area: 110,910 km2
Currency: 1 lev = 100 stótinki
Languages: Bulgarian
Religions: Orthodox, Muslim

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