ONLY ONE AVAILABLE ! RARE PRINT OUT BOOK !
Author: Margarita Vassileva and a group of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Printed in: 2003, 1st edition
Pages: 200 pp., Hard cover, LARGE format 32 x 23 cm
Language: text in English
Photos: FULLY ILLUSTRATED with over 400 unique high quality photos.
The book aims at presenting the cultural wealth of the Bulgarian people in the light of Bulgarian rites and rituals associated with calendar holidays. The information has been presented in an easy-to-comprehend way, organized in 100 basic articles, amply illustrated with 402 selected pictures. The text and illustrations present each holiday accompanied by a range of folk concepts, beliefs, rituals and objects, which make up its core.
The holidays are arranged as following the Eastern Orthodox calendar. There is also a short life description of the patron saint of the respective holiday or a story about the Christian legend, associated with this day. Selected recipes of the basic holiday dishes have also been included.
By purchasing this book, you will have the opportunity to plunge into the universe of the extremely rich Balkan culture- an incredible mix of pagan and Christian rituals. This is an amazing book, it cannot be simply described, it has to be seen !!
Explore and admire the UNIQUE BOOK of BALKAN & BULGARIAN ETHNO CULTURE!!