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Cultural category:Festivals

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number inv. № aeim P172
title Preparing to celebrate St. George’s Day (Gergyóvden [Bulg.])
Year of the photography 1940~1950
Period 1946
Place of the photography Pernik Busintsi village
photographer Hristo Vakarelski
Ethnic group Bulgarian
Explanation Preparing to slaughter a lamb as a ritual offering on St. George’s Day (Gergyóvden [Bulg.]), celebrated on May 6.

keywords 1 St. George’s Day/ Gergyóvden [Bulg.]
keywords 2 celebration
keywords 3 ritual
keywords 4 ritual meal
keywords 5 rural community
keywords 6 lamb
keywords 7 shepherd
keywords 8 clothing
keywords 9 sheep
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Author of the text Svetla Rakshieva, Maria Markova, Elka Mincheva