Skip to content. The Thracian tinkerers clan of Bulgaria, one of the communities with best preserved traditions, gathers in the village of Mogila near Stara Zagora on the feast of St. Todor, or Horse Easter. One of three nationwide gatherings a year at which community con. Listen to the above audio for a complete report. They still have a semi-nomadic lifestyle, fixing cauldrons and pans as they travel along their traditional routes.
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Gold flashed on necks, fingers, ears and teeth. Meet the tinkers of Thrace, semi-nomadic Roma who in the early 21st century are among the few in Europe hewing to ancient ways. A woman may govern Germany and men in Sweden may care for infants. But in this corner of southeastern Europe, that thinking is quite foreign, with — so far — limited impact. Technically, the young women at this traditional St.
In Bulgaria, a culture that still embraces buying and selling of brides
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When a Roma from a southern Bulgarian clan is looking for a bride, he goes to the traditional gathering which his folk stage in Stara Zagora each year in late winter or early spring - though recently some brides want to dance more than to marry. Gypsy families from the clan have for centuries presented their daughters for marriage at the so-called bride market in Mogila, a village km south-east of Sofia, on the first Saturday after Easter fasting begins. Some 2, from far and near - from Bulgaria's second-largest city Plovidiv, from Yambol and Sliven - made the pilgrimage again last Saturday to eye would-be brides in seductive dresses and plastic flowers in their hair. They are to meet and fall in love," Kalina, arriving from Kapitan Andreevo on the Turkish border, says without any beating around the bush. A pretty bride does not come cheap - a family of a good-looking young woman would not give her away for marriage without compensation running into the 'thousands of euros', a woman getting off a train at the nearby station says knowingly.