Culture

Enyovden (June 24) bears elements of a well-established ancient cult towards the sun. Early in the morning young and old go to the high meadows around the village and await the sunrise. They believe that the first rays of the sun will gift them with a life-giving force.

MAY. THE NESTINARSTWO – an old custom of people dancing barefooted on live coals. The masterpiece, included in the list of the intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO since 2009.

April 19, 20, 21 - Easter.

 The holyday is a glorification of the spring awakening, youth and love. It is associated with one of our most picturesque customs – Lazaruvane. On this day, young girls in groups of 8, 10 or 12 visit all the houses in the village. People call them Lazarki.

Since ancient times on that day all Bulgarians give each other martenitsi - twisted red and white threads. Legends are told about this unique beautiful tradition, part of the Bulgarian intangible cultural heritage. Some are related to the proto-Bulgarians of khan Asparuh, others are even older.

On February 26, in the yard of the Regional Ethnographic Museum - Plovdiv, the official opening of the preserved and exposed hammam structures