Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad district

“Starchevata” Carnival in Razlog

The Starchevata mummer (kuker) carnival in Razlog turns the first day of the New Year into a real celebration of the traditions, customs, the distinctive and unique spirit and culture of this city. Read more

The participants in the carnival demonstrate mummers in attractive and original costumes, handmade masks and preserved traditions. There is a long and colorful folk chain dance (horo) which the mummers guard. Girls and boys wearing traditional national costumes dance without a trace of fatigue. There are also callings and blessings.