BG Beverage · Bulgarian Orthodoxism · History · Traditions

Trifon Zarezan part #2

On the 14th of February Bulgarians celebrate St Trifon’s day, Trifon Zarezan, according to the Julian calendar (the Julian calendar celebrate 1-3th of February).  Still majority of the Bulgarians celebrate the 14th of February, the power of traditions. Originally this celebration has its roots in the ancient time were the Thracian’s honored Dionysus, the god of… Continue reading Trifon Zarezan part #2

Music · Traditions

Oratnitza- Experimental music

I recently discovered a Bulgarian band named Оратнитза (Oratnitza). This musicians are making a new kind of Bulgarian folk music. The music is as a mixture of Bulgarian folklore, dub step, drum n bass and with an orthodox chanting. What makes their music so special is the traditional rhythms mixed with modern dub step but… Continue reading Oratnitza- Experimental music

Bulgarian Orthodoxism · Clothes · History · Traditions

Candlemas & Rooster Day

The 2/2 is a big day of traditions both from the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and from Bulgarian folklore. The Wolf Holiday is something old and not so update with today´s Bulgaria. But second of February is more known as the day of Candlemas  and rooster (also as the second Trifon Zarezan). This celebration is more common… Continue reading Candlemas & Rooster Day