Bulgaria

YOVE MALE MOME- BULGARIA

Also referred to as “Povela-e-Yova” is a Southeast European dance style known as Yove Male Mome. This “folk” dance possessing a fast rhythm is said to have originated from Bulgaria. Apparently, this dance was first developed in the Sopluk region in Bulgaria. In addition, this dance is extremely popular among international folk dancers, and was […]

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PRAVO HORA- BULGARIA

Performed mainly during festive occasions such as marriages and feasts is a Southeast European dance style known as Pravo Hora. This “folk” dance is supposed to have originated Bulgaria but is popular throughout the Balkan region. In addition, this dance style is performed by both males and females, and comprises of a unique basic step […]

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PAIDUSHKO HORA- BULGARIA

Performed to a “5-meter beat” is a Southeast European style of dancing known as Paidushko Hora. This “folk” dance is said to have originated from Bulgaria, and traditionally was considered to be a “men’s” dance. Furthermore, nowadays this dance is performed by both males as well as females. In addition, in Macedonia it is commonly […]

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KOPANITSA- BULGARIA

“Little digging dance” is the literal translation of Kopanitsa, a dance style belonging to Southeast Europe. This “folk” dance has originated from western Bulgaria, and is also referred to as “Gankino” in many regions in the country. Apparently, the movement used by the performers in this dance style is measured in terms of “quick” and […]

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