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.
We hope this email finds you well .We are very delighted to announce that the world children festival will take place this year in 18-28 november 2021 in Egypt. We are happy to send you exclusively a copy of the world children's festival conditions and requirements along with the registration form. 20 September 2021 - Sharm Sheikh-Cairo, Egypt
Pictures of martenitsa - Baba Marta traditional Bulgarian custom
Send martenitsa to your friends!
The Martenitsa (martenica)... this magical amulet inherited by our predecessors is the first sign of the coming spring. That's why each Bulgarian wears martenitsa on the first of March, symbolizing ones faith that hereon everything will be better. People will smile because they believe they have won the benevolence of Baba Marta.
Grandmother Marta, traditional Bulgarian custom (Baba Marta). Photos (pictures) of martenitsa. Send martenica card to your friends or buy martenica from Balkanfolk shop.
1 March 2021
Hasekiiski tantsi - Professional folklore ensemble "Strandzha", Burgas
Photos from the dance Hasekiiski tantsi choreographed by Vasil Gerlimov, music by Stefan Chapkanov. The performance is by Professional folklore ensemble "Strandzha", Burgas. The recording is from the concert "Folk Dance Panorama in Burgas" in 2018. Folk Dance Panorama is organized and conducted by the Bulgarian Dance Art Foundation.
27 December 2020
Sharena gayda - Philip Kutev National Folklore Ensemble
Photos from the dance Sharena gayda (Colorful bagpipe) choreographed by Ivaylo Ivanov, music by Georgi Andreev. The performance is by Filip Kutev National Folklore Ensemble. The recording is from the concert "Folk Dance Panorama in Sofia" in 2018. Folk Dance Panorama is organized and conducted by the Bulgarian Dance Art Foundation.
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.