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the village of Kossacha, Kovachevtsi municipality

the village of Kossacha, Kovachevtsi municipality

People go around the village and visit the houses, a ritual wedding is made, kukeri dance in their masking costumes and expel the evil spirits from the houses.

Kurkeri feast (SURVAKARI)

the village of Kossacha

The inquiry form has been filled in by Dimitko Ginchev Slavov, acting village mayor

Tekstual information represent authentic folkore descriptions, received as answers from Living Human Treasures - Bulgaria project inquery.
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 the village of Svetla, Kovachevtsi municipality
 the village of Breznik, Breznik municipality
 the village of Kalishte, Kovachevtsi municipality
 Survakari (New Year Men’s Ritual Group)
2022 January
Sveti Vrachove1
Sts. Kozma and Damyan1
Leten Atanasovden; Summer St. Athanasius’ Day5
Sveta Cherna, Cheren den; The Black Day6
Sveta Nedelia; St. Nedelya7
Goreshtnitsi, Ognena Maria; The First of the Three Hottest Days in the Year15
Goreshtnitsi, Ognena Maria; The First of the Three Hottest Days in the Year15
Ilinden; St. Elia's Day20
Lyatna Sveta Anna; Summer St. Anna25
Panteleymon; St. Pantheleymon27
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