Skip to comments.Bride, Kosovo
Posted on 12/14/2013 1:43:36 PM PST by nickcarraway
A tradition a thousand years old, passed on to generations in today's remote Donje Ljubinje in the Zhupa area in south Kosovo. Today, this tradition is at the verge of extinction, as only a 65-year-old lady continues preparing young brides according to their traditions. The bride's face is painted in many beautiful layers of color. Three golden circles symbolizing the cycles of life are tied to one another by the golden roads that one crosses over their lifetime. The inner red circles are symbols of fertility, where red and blue dots are born from, and the whole face is covered by them, wishing her a healthy and happy family.
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Sad thing is, I doubt they give a damn or will notice, regardless of written comments.
I’m going to tell you one thing, kids...Ivo Papasov
I’d like to hear something just a tad more traditional, for instance without the drum set. It’s really nice even so.
I like the scales.
Meant to add this:
He’s a demon clarinet player!
More. I like the drone on the first one. And the more traditonal sounding drumming. Awesome music, love it.
This is something to watch - the Sami guy, and some kind of traditional dancing, great drumming. Wish I knew what was going on.
Wow, this is even wilder.
I can’t stop this.
FN, you gotta watch some of these. Incredible music and it’s wonderful to see people enjoying their traditional music and dancing.
what are they?
Turks playing ancient Greek flutes, banging drums?
They appear to be Bulgarian gypsies, according to the name given by the poster above, I looked in wikipedia. Whatever it is, I like it.
Or at least the name given by the poster above is a Bulgarian gypsy of Turkish origin. Playing Bulgarian gypsy music.
Neolithic Rock sanctuary in Bulgaria. The earliest traces of human civilisation discovered so far at Perperikon were dated to the late Neolithic Period, 6th-5th millennium BCE. During the late Bronze Age in particular, 18th-12th century BCE, Perperikon saw its first heyday, which probably coincided with the peak of the Mycenaean and the Minoan civilisations.
I just saw your link.
Reminds me of some places I saw in my childhood, in Yugoslavia traveling through with my parents.
and how about this one...Sali Okka
That’s the most incredible tom playing I’ve ever heard.
Which instrument is the tom?
If you mean the drummer, he’s incredible.
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