Bulgaria

Kukeri dances in the village of Zhabokrat, Kyustendil Municipality

 

The mummer tradition in the village of Zhabokrat is handed down from father to son. There is archived footage from the 1950s.

The core group consists of 140 people. Early in the morning on 1 January the mummers tour the houses wishing good fortune during the year, good health to the families and fertility in the fields and gardens.

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