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January – let us chase the evil spirits

Bulgarian traditions are very interesting because they are mix of Christian and Ancient Heathen traditions.

In middle of January a lot of Bulgarian towns and villages organises masquerades. The masks must be fearful so that the evil spirits escape.

There are a lof of events in different places related with the tradition to chase the evil spirits.

Some events for Jan 2018:

13 Jan in Leskovac

14 Jan in Simitli

14 Jan in Razlog

26-28 Jan in Pernik

For more information, ihe bulgarian keyword is “Кукер”,”Сурва”,”Маскарадни игри”

This is a good chance to make interesting photos and to feel the unique exciting atmosphere.





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