The Thracian folklore region is located in the southern part of Bulgaria and covers the Sachen Srednogorie, the Sarnena Gora Mountain and the Upper Thracian Plain. The women’s costume is sukmanana and two-ribbed, and the male is black-haired. Typical tools for this end are the kavala, the bagpipe (jura-high), and rarely the gadulka. Of the more famous people are the “crooked” people in size 11/16, “Glavvanka kopanitsa”, “Vetrenska kopanitsa”. Under the influence of the Pirin Dances, there are “Extinct Calci”, “Katsata” and others. Eastern Thracian people are 2/4, 5/8, 7/8 and 9/8. The Thracian area is characterized by one-sided singing with richly ornamented slow songs. Typically, there are two types of songs – 2 / 4th (horrible and ritual) and slow, non-dimensional songs, table songs and sit-ups. Men’s play is characteristic of the stunning performance, where squats, jumps, bumps, cracks and more often occur. elements. The game of women is more relaxed and tender. The most popular are the songs “Adjusted Mountain”, “Mer Stanke le” and others. Trakia has one of the most beautiful and colorful customs: Kukeri, Ladouvane, Kumichene.
STRANDJAN FOLKLORE REGION
The Transylvanian folklore region is situated in the southeastern part of Bulgaria. Its nature combines the sea, the mountains and the Mediterranean sun. The female costume is sukmanana and the male is a black costume. The folk dances from Strandzha are not distinguished by complex choreography, but the melodic melodies are varied and abundant. People are crazy, thundered, ravenous, gentle, subversive, with easy but varied steps. Some are played in a circle, others are in a straight line. Some of the Strandzha people are: Kableshkovo, Piperovo, Strandzha, Kopanitsa, Paidushko, Elhovo, Gergebunar, Slavic, Petrutinovo, Kostadinsko, Rachenitsa and others. Typical instruments are bagpipe, kaval, drum, whistle, gadulka, tamboura. The people in the area celebrate many holidays, perform many rituals, but the most unique and characteristic of the area is the fire-dancing. Strandzha is the land of the nestinaries.
DOBRUDZHNA FOLKLORE REGION
The Dobrudja folklore region occupies the northeastern part of Bulgaria. To the east its lands stretch to the Black Sea, to the southwest to the Ludogorie and the Northwestern Folklore Region, and to the north they border the Danube. The folk costumes are double-sided for girls and young brides, which are for women with children, and the male is white-haired, but also black-haired. Typical instruments are gadulka, kaval, jura bagpipe, big duduk and harmonica. Dobrudzhen dances at a moderate pace, squatting or sitting, inclined most often backward. Famous people are: “Sbornka”, “Hand”, “Danets”, “Buenets” in the size of 2/4, “Ruschenik” – 7/8. In Dobrudja there are richly ornamented harvesting, table and saddary songs. The Dobrudja slow song is performed equally by men and women. Among the most popular songs and “The Moon has Begun”.