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. XLI, 2015, Issue 1


Editor: Stanoy Stanoev

Executive editor: Bozhidar Aleksiev


Stanoy Stanoev. A Word from the Editor-in-chief

Valentina Ganeva-Raycheva. Re-reading Bulgarian Folklore Journal


The Editorial Boards of Bulgarian Folklore Journal


Iveta Todorova-Pirgova. Old Song in a New Tune: Fieldwork at Home and Abroad


Armen Petrosyan. On the Origins of the Western Mythras and European “Sleeping Heroes”


Svetla Petkova. To the Study of the Culturological Knowledge of the Nineteenth Century: The Kondika [Codice] of the Municipality of Koprivshtitsa 1871–1875


Dafina Genova. Stand-up Comedy – Characteristics and First Steps in Bulgaria


Undergraduate Research

Mila Bankova. Folk Medicine and Religious Institutions in Southeastern Peruvian Amazonia, Puerto Maldonado



Mihaela Videnova. 50 Years „Kalush“ on the Scene in the Village of Zlatiya

Mariyanka Borisova, Yana Gergova. The Scholarly Conference “Bulgarians Abroad, Foreigners in Bulgaria: Institutions, Organizations, Community Life”, Sofia, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, 29–30. September 2014

Radosveta Vardeva. Workshop for Decorated Easter Eggs – Contemporary Education in Traditional Culture

Book Review

Maria Kisikova. Ritual and Politics – Contemporary Uses and Interpretations. Politics, Feasts, Festivals. Yearbook of the SIEF Working Group on the Ritual Year. Edited by Gábor Barna and István Povedák. Szeged: Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, 2014

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