Surova folk feast in Pernik regionBulgaria
Representative List 2015
EN: A masquerade group in the Bulgarian village of Meshtitsa at the International Festival of masquerade games 'Surova', Pernik. The masks are made of bird wings and feathers, the costumes are made of fabric cut into fringes
EN: Marry making of masquerade groups gathered in the center of the Bulgarian village of Yardzhilovtsi during the folk feast of Surova
EN: 'A bride and a groom' lead the group in the village of Banishte. Since the tradition requires that the host of each house gives presents to the group, the bride's bag has an inscription: 'Put inside for the poor bride'
EN: The masquerade group in the Bulgarian village of Banishte prepares for the ritualistic tour of the village during the folk feast Surova. The characters of a drummer and a collector of gifts can be seen in the foreground
EN: A meeting of leaders of survakar groups from two villages. They are dressed in costumes from the time of Bulgarian national revival, they cross their swords as a sign of greeting and friendship. Background - the mandatory character 'bride'
EN: Survakars with zoomorphic and anthropomorphic masks from the masquerade group in the Bulgarian village of Elov Dol during the folk feast Surova - on their way to visit the neighbouring village
EN: During the folk feast Surova the ritual of visiting each home is a mandatory tradition observed by the masquerade group. The 'bear' plays and dances before the hosts for health
EN: A ritual table for the folk feast Surova to meet the masquerade children's group in the Bulgarian village of Velkovtsi. The traditional banitsa is a mandatory meal for the table
EN: A memento from Surova masquerade group from village Velkovtsi. The leader is in the middle, dressed in a costume from the time of Bulgarian national revival, surrounded by children survakari, on the right - the 'bride and groom' and the 'priest'
EN: Nowadays masquerade groups use very inventively modern and attractive vehicles for public demonstrations. Folk feast Surova in the Bulgarian village of Yardzhilovtsi