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. ХХХІХ, 2013, Issue 1


Editor: Mila Santova

Mila Santova. From the Editor

Intangible Cultural Heritage: Normative Frameworks, Cultural Policies, Practices

Miglena Ivanova. Intangible Cultural Heritage and EU Cultural Policy


Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva. The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria: Policies, Practices, Carriers


Vania Mateeva, Volodia Zlatev. A Review of the Administrative-Legal Protection of the Cultural Heritage in Bulgaria: from Antiquity to (In) Tangible Cultural Heritage



Iva Stanoeva. Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage: Problems and Interpretations


Mila Santova. Intangible Cultural Heritage: The Effect of the Mirror and Something More


The Expertise: Experts and Elements

Evgenia Grancharova. The Horo Dance at the Village Gathering – a Cultural Phenomenon of the Dance Heritage (“There Is No Village without a Gathering.The Gathering Could No)


Radka Bratanova. In Search of Antiquity. On the Musical Element in the System “Living Human Treasures”



Anna Shtarbanova. Issues of the Dance Cultural Heritage – Identification and Living Practice


National System “Living Human Treasures – Bulgaria“

Mila Santova, Milena Lyubenova, Stela Nenova. National System “Living Human Treasures – Bulgaria”

Milena Lyubenova. The Candidacies from the National System “Living Human Treasures – Bulgaria” and Their Preservation in the National Centre of ICH at IEFSEM


UNESCO Activity

Mila Santova. UNESCO: Expert Meeting – Intergovernmental Work Group for the Expansion or the Adequate Scope of One Element

Toshiuki Kono. Balance of the Elements Enlisted in the Lists: Actual Tendencies, Categories and Examples


Nikolay Vukov. The Sixth Regional Meeting of Experts on Intangible Cultural Heritage from Southeastern Europe – Athens, May 2012

Stela Nenova. Training Seminar on the Topic: „The Role of the Youth For Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Implementing of UNESCO Conventions 2003

Iva Stanoeva, Stela Nenova. National Seminar on Intangible Cultural Heritage


Angel Yankov. Irena Bokova, Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva. The Cultural Variety of Bulgaria. Plovdiv: Letera, 2012 (in Bulgarian)

Miglena Ivanova. Guidebook for the Documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Seoul: Graphic Korea Co., 2011

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