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800 Participants will Gather at Stara Zagora Masquerade Games on March 9

Some 800 participants from all over the country are expected at the 21st Festival of Masquerade Games in Stara Zagora on March 9, the Municipality said. The organisers expect the arrival of 19 companies, including six of children. Each company will present a custom typical of its hometown before a four-member jury.

Festival in Sofia Brings Animated Films from all over the World

276 cartoons, 32 of them Bulgarian, participate in the Golden Kuker Film Festival in Sofia. It begins on May 7, and there will be free screenings.

For the ninth time, Golden Kuker presents the best animations from 94 countries, including Bulgaria. Viewers will experience exciting stories and an impressive vision created with all the means of expression of fine arts and cinema.

Ukrainians Clash with Locals over Bulgarian Dog Spinning Ritual

Ukrainian and Bulgarian environmentalists have got into a scuffle with locals in a southeastern Bulgarian village over a controversial ritual performed there every year.

Dozens of people have arrived in the Brodilovo village in the Strandzha mountains, led by an environmentalist organization and handing out stuffed toy dogs to locals, according to the Bulgarian National Radio.

Folk Fest Drawing Tens of Thousands to Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa This Weekend

As many as 40 000 people gathered in Koprivshtitsa for the opening day a traditional festival which is being held in the picturesque town for the eleventh time.

Some 12 000 people from Bulgaria and other countries are taking part in the spectacular events which include much dancing, much singing, handicraft, storytelling, and, of course, some food.

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