NATIONAL LIST
 
Traditional singing and music playing 
The National List presents musical activities preserving and sustaining the ancient folklore musical culture in its genuine state, void of professional arrangement and academic training. Special attention is paid to the activities being part of a whole rite complex, including music and dancing.
Traditional singing and music playing is remarkable for its specific dialectal peculiarities. They are reflected in a number of differences: in sound making (in singing chest voice, chest-and-guttural voice, guttural voice, head voice, nasal voice, falsetto; in music making in sound making when playing on wind/stringed/percussive instruments; in training; in the size of the instruments, etc.), in sound power and in resultant melody volume or voice diapason, as well as in ornamentation. These peculiarities define the existence of performance practices specific for the following regions: Shopp, Rhodopi Mountain, Pirin Mountain, Thracian, Strandzha Mountain, Dobrudzha, North Bulgarian (Western and Eastern inner variance), Sredna Gora Mountain, Pazardzhik and Ihtiman region, Velingrad.
The item for unique performative practices presents ancient performative styles (vocal, instrumental and mixed ones) which have been preserved only in some local setting within the particular dialects.
The item for specific performative practices includes kinds of music playing that had first appeared in the Bulgarian National Revival period. They have initially come into being in an urban milieu and had more often been a matter of foreign musical influence.

 
Dialectal performance practices - GROUP FOLKLORE ONE PART SINGING (WITHOUT/WITH ACCOMPANIMENT; WOMENS/MENS/MIXED GROUP ONE); INDIVIDUAL FOLKLORE SINGING (WITHOUT/WITH ACCOMPANIMENT; WOMANS/MANS); INDIVIDUAL FOLKLORE PLAYING ON KAVAL, DUDUK, DVOYANKA, OKARINA, OVCHARSKA SVIRKA, BAGPIPE, GDULKA, GUSLA, TAMBOURA, TPAN, DAYRE, MANDOLIN, HARMONICA, MOUTH ORGAN, ACCORDION, TRUMPET, CORNET, SAXOPHONE, GUITAR, DRUMS, ETC.; GROUP FOLKLORE PLAYING IN A DUO OF A BAGPIPE AND A TPAN, A GDULKA AND A TPAN, A TAMBOURA AND A TARAMBUKA, ETC.
Unique Performance practices - ATSANE SINGING, TWO PART SINGING FROM THE VILLAGE OF NEDELINO, ORNAMENTED SINGING FROM THE VILLAGE OF DYAKOVO, THREE PART SINGING FROM THE REGION OF PAZARDZIK AND IHTIMAN, SPECIAL THREE PART SINGING PERFORMED BY EMIGRANTS FROM KOSTUR, TWO PART SINGING FROM THE REGION OF VELINGRAD, ETC.; INSTRUMENTAL TRADITIONAL KOPANKA PLAYING, PEAR-TREE-LEAF PLAYING, BRAMBAZAK PLAYING, PAIR-KAVAL PLAYING, ONE/PAIR-ZOURNA PLAYING WITH OR WITHOUT TPAN/S ACCOMPANIMENT; SINGING WITH THE ACCOMPANIMENT OF INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC WOMENS/MENS SHOPP SINGING WITH THE ACCOMPANIMENT OF GDULKA, RHODOPI MOUNTAIN WOMENS/MENS /MIXED GROUP SINGING WITH THE ACCOMPANIMENT OF KABA-BAGPIPE, PIRIN MOUNTAIN WOMENS/MENS SINGING WITH THE ACCOMPANIMENT OF TAMBOURA, TETEVEN REGION WOMENS/MENS SINGING WITH THE ACCOMPANIMENT OF TAMBOURA, ETC.
Specific performance practices - MACEDONIAN URBAN SINGING WITH/WITHOUT ACCOMPANIMENT, THRACIAN SINGING IN PARALLEL TERZAS, ETC.; INSTRUMENTAL DOBRUDZHANSKA TROYKA, LAUTAS, VIOLINS, CLARINETS, CYMBALS; TRADITIONAL WIND-BAND PLAYING, WEDDING ORCHESTRAS, ETC.
2019 January
Petkovden; St. Petka (Paraskeva of Tarnovo)14
Dimitrovden; St. Demetrius's Day26
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