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. ХХХVІIІ, 2012, Issue 1


Editors: Radka Bratanova, Evgenia Grancharova

Radka Bratanova, Evgenia Grancharova. From the Editors

Vania Mateeva. Folklore Culture – Rituality – Training


Anna Shtarbanova. Folklore Training or Commitment


Albena Georgieva. Storytelling as Training in the Traditional Culture


Iva Stanoeva. On the Training in Female Occupations in the Traditional Culture and in Contemporary Times


Dimitrina Kaufman. The Training in Musical Folklore

Radka Bratanova. “Stealing the Craft” or More on the Training of the Professional Musician from the Ensemble for Folk Singing and Dancing


Evgenia Grancharova. Dance Training in the XX C. – Characteristic Features and Development Stages


Goritza Naydenova. Stoyan Dzhudzhev and the Special Class in Music Folklore in the State Music Academy


Ethological parallels

Ruzha Neykova. Kalush and Chopa Tzopai. Bulgarian-Caucasian Folklore Parallels


Doctoral Research

Behrin Shopova. The Singing Training in the Local Folklore Culture of the Turkish Population from the Village of Gorna Hubavka, Targovishko


Miroslav Vasilev. On the Professional Training in Bulgarian Dances: The Specialized Training of Dance Artists and Choreographer-Directors in the Field of the Bulgarian Folklore Dance



The Czech Ethnology Today. Interview with Jana Pospíšilová


Evgenia Grancharova. The 43 International Festival on the Mountain Folklore in Zakopane, Poland. International Science Conference “The folklore Culture in the Media”

Veselka Toncheva. Children’s Folklore Festival “Orpheus Sings with the Sea” – Primorsko


Albena Georgieva. The Medieval Culture As Integral Totality: Georgi Minchev. Sermon and Ritual. The Interpretations of Liturgy in the Context of Other Culturally Similar Texts from the Slavic Medieval Period. Sofia, PAM Publishing Company, 2011

In Memoriam

Nikolay Nenov. Ivan Donev (1941–2011), the Founder of the Folklore Dance Theater in Rousse

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