An online shop for folklore music (CD and DVD), Bulgarian traditional costumes, souvenirs, books and learner’s books for Bulgarian language, icons, carpets from Chiprovtsi and other articles connected to Balkan folklore.
Due to the current global situation with Covid-19 we are temporary unable to deliver outside Bulgaria.
Balkanfolk donated folk music from its catalog to dance groups from the Taraclia region
Balkanfolk donated to three dance groups from the Taraclia region certificates with permission for public use of musical compositions from its catalog for a period of five years. The donation was handed over to the leaders of the dance ensembles by the choreographer, the teacher at the Music College in the town of Tvarditsa, seconded by the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria Marina Bankova-Rashkova.
Samokov women's costume
The latest in the catalog of Balkanfolk Folk Costume Studio is the women's Samokov costume with code BF 120530. The set includes: embroidered long shirt, dress, apron and belt. You can order the costume on our website at: www.balkanfolk.com . To order 10 or more sets you can contact us to reduce the price.
10 May 2022
Dance ensemble "Naiden Kirov" from Ruse 30 years ago.
Photos and video from the participation of the Dance Ensemble "Naiden Kirov" in the 1st Folklore Dance Competition Zornitsa 1992. The ensemble won first prize with the wonderful performance of the dances:
"Kapanski svatbeni motivi: (Kapanski wedding motifs) - choreography Ivan Donev, music Ivan Penchev costume Maya Gorova
"Sreshta" (Meeting) - choreography by Ivan Donev, music by Ivan Penchev, costume by Maria Trendafilova
"Proletno nastroenie" (Spring mood) - choreography by Ivan Donev, music by Tsanko Mladenov, costume by Maya Gorova
14 April 2022
Folk dance ensemble "Sofia 6" 29 years ago
Folklore dance ensemble "Sofia 6" at the National Chitalishte "Vitosha" Sofia. Artistic director Nestor Nestorov, conductor of the orchestra Encho Ivanov, choreographer Lorenzo Katsarski. Photos from the participation of the ensemble in the 2nd Folklore Dance Competition Zornitsa 1993 with dances:
- "Pazardzhik Suite" - choreography: Metodi Korchev, music: folk
- "Kuklitsi" - choreography by Zhivko Petrov, music by Konstantin Shopov
- "Na megdana" - choreography by Nestor Nestorov, music by Mihail Yordanov
Balkanfolk workshop is a meeting of participants from around the world. Admirers of the Balkan folklore will experience the culture, traditions and customs of the Balkan countries and the beauty of Bulgaria.