Bulgarian Folklore
Journal of Folkloristics, Ethnology, Anthropology and Arts

Published by the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum
at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


Bulgarian Folklore

Vol. ХХХVІI, 2011, Issue 1


Editor: Natalia Rashkova

Bulgarian Explorations on Hungarian Fieldwork

Natalia Rashkova. Ethnocultural Traditions and Contemporary World – a Bulgarian Glance towards Hungary


Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva. The Contemporary Museum – An Intermediary in Communication (Bulgarian-Hungarian Parallels)


Penka Peykovska. The Bulgarian School in Budapest, 1813–1936. A Social-Anthropological Analysis of Its School Book


Ethnological Lens in Hungary

Balázs Bálogh. Antecedents, Possibilities and Prospects of Research of the Present (Excerpts from the Work and Plans of the Institute of Ethnology of the HAS)


Mihaly Hoppal. Notes on Shamanism


Katalin Juhász. Hungarian Fürdő: Place of Relax, Entertainment, Recreation and Medical Cure. A Historical Review


Tünde Turai. Pension Systems and the Cultural Understandings of the Old Age – Shifts Between the Macro and Micro Level Conceptions


Piroska Szabó. Life Strategies in Nagyrákos


Balázs Borsos. Rivers, Marshes & Farmlands. Research Perspectives on the Ecological History of Hungary through Еxamples of Bodrogköz (North-East Hungary)


Doctoral Research

Angelina Ilieva. Art and Performance in Bulgarian Larp Games


Cultural Centers

Rumyana Metodieva-Ivanova. The “Izvor” Group of Authentic Folklore in the Town of Tryavna


Penka Peykovska. Academician Attila Paládi-Kovács’s 70th Anniversary

Katya Mihaylova. Lilyana Bogdanova in Science and in Life


Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva, Natalia Rashkova. “Shared Thrace” Exhibition – A Visual Result of a Research Project


Petya Klinkova. Thoughts about the Content and the Problematic Aspects of “Urban Memory,” or My Subjective Attempt to Review a Very Interesting Anthropological Study (Paměť města. Obraz města, veřejné komemorace a historické zlomy v 19.-21. století. Brno, 2009)

Anatol Anchev. Elya Tsaneva, Anni Kirilova, Vanya Nikolova. Osinovyavaneto v bulgarskata kulturna traditsiya [Child Adoption in Bulgarian Cultural Tradition]. Sofia, Izdatelstvo na Etnografksiya institut s muzey – BAN, 2010

Ana Stefanova. “The Golden Girl” by Krassimira Baychinska – A Golden Path beyond the Mirror

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