If names like Orpheus or Spartacus sound familiar to you, then you have heard of at least one famous Thracian in your life. The Thracian tribes were first described by Homer as mighty rulers and great warriors who participated in the Trojan War. Skilled horsemen, masters of light infantry fighting, renowned for their ferocity, the […]
Bulgarian monasteries have gained great importance as centers where Bulgarian literature, culture and national values were preserved during centuries of turbulent history. Some of them played a key role in keeping alive the Bulgarian spirit and national identity during five centuries of Ottoman yoke.
The touch to traditions transfers the magic and charm of the past into the modern day. The roots of Bulgarian customs can be traced down to the remote times of pagan beliefs and cults. Ancient rites have blended with Christian rituals and this is what accounts for the great variety of customs and traditions as […]