Explore Evil Spirits, Eastern Europe, and more!

Kukeri festival - Bulgaria: Kukeri - is a traditional Bulgarian ritual to scare away evil spirits, with costumed men performing the ritual. The costumes cover most of the body and include decorated wooden masks of animals and large bells attached to the belt.

Kukeri festival - Bulgaria: Kukeri - is a traditional Bulgarian ritual to scare…

I took this in Yambol, Bulgaria at the Kukeri celebration last weekend. Man, those guys have big hats.

memoirsofatravelaholic: “ I took this in Yambol, Bulgaria at the Kukeri celebration last weekend. Man, those guys have big hats.

Kukeri/кукери a traditional Bulgarian ritual to scare away evil spirits, with costumed men performing.

Bahamas Carnival Rivals Bulgarian Kukeri Procession

Bulgarian traditional Slavic costumes by region | Slavorum Northern ethnographic region (North-West and Central-North Bulgaria)

Traditional Bulgarian tcostumes Northern ethnographic region (North-West and Central-North Bulgaria)

Festival of the Roses in Bulgaria // Фестивал на розата в България | 79 Ideas

79 Ideas, Festival of the roses in Kazanluk, Bulgaria

Bulgaria's ancient shamanic traditions of mummers and kukeri, now they call it carnival

aegean-okra: “ KARANKONCOLOS The Karankoncolos is a malevolent creature in Northeast Anatolian Turkish, Bulgarian, and Serbian folklore. It is a variety of bogeyman, usually merely troublesome and.

If you absolutely love great travel you'll will love this website!

Българка/ Bulgarian woman in traditional clothing

“Сурва” 2009 - Перник (by Klearchos Kapoutsis)

“Сурва” 2009 - Перник (by Klearchos Kapoutsis). Goodness gracious, I hope that's not heavy.

Researching for publications that document rituals and carnivals in Europe

Kurenti Kurenti Ptuj - Slovenia Kurent (also known as korant) is the central traditional carnival figure in this part of the world, and the most popular and widespread traditional carnival figure in.

Kukeri Costumes & Festival, Bulgaria

Kukeri Costumes & Festival, Bulgaria

Pagan Winter Festival Costume

Charles Fréger, Krampus, Bad Mitterndorf, Austria, From the "Wilder Mann" series © Charles Fréger

Carnavales de Ituren y Zubieta. © Inaki Caperochipi Photography

Carnavales de Ituren y Zubieta. © Inaki Caperochipi Photography

Pinterest
Search