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Spring festivities: A look at the Easter Egg decorations (Bulgaria)

In the Bulgarian folklore, spring traditions have an important role. Decorated, coloured eggs date back to pre-Christian times. Lees verder

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How is the cosmos perceived according to the Bulgarian folk belief?

According to Bulgarian folk belief the sky reflects life on earth. According to some legends the sky was once quite low and near to the earth and people could touch it with their hands. The unity of the sky and earth perceived as marriage is what brings fertility and rain. Lees verder

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