Business

Lifestyle

Politics

Society

Sports

Home » Lifestyle

Over 300 carol singer gather at a festival in Silistra

Submitted on Saturday, 20 December 2008No Comment
Over 300 carol singer gather at a festival in Silistra

The fourteenth festival “Koledarsko nadpiavane” (Carol singing competition) will take place today in Silistra. The municipality of Silistra will be the organizers of the event. For the first time this year, there will be a requirement that all carol singers be young people.

The tradition of the “Koledari” (Carol singers) is alive in the region of Silistra. In the village Malak Preslavets a song still remains from ancient times – the “king’s palace” is next to the “world tree”, under which a “golden table is set, with a meal and a jug of wine”.

The ethnic Russians in the village Tataritsa (near Silistra) end the Lent with the traditional Christmas dish “haladets”. Tataritsa is populated by Russians that came in these lands over 300 years ago.

Popularity: 1%

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Mixx
  • Google Bookmarks
  • email
  • Technorati
  • Live
  • MySpace
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter
  • Wikio

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.

More news from Lifestyle

» A New York art gallery will feature the magical artworks of Bulgarian/Swiss artist Lydia van der Berg
» The reported trip of Holywood actor Johnny Depp to Bulgaria in August was actually a fake
» Bansko celebrates
» More that 500 citizens analyzed their cardiac status for free
» Boiko Borisov opens the 65th International technical fair in Plovdiv