Host community friends; Traditional dress; Celebrations
This is my best friend in the village dressing me in traditional Turkish costume for a wedding. It was taken in March 2010 in my Bulgarian village which is almost completely inhabited by Turkish Bulgarians.
Taken in March 2010 in Bulgaria. This is Sevgi, and she is holding the two eggs she just dyed in preparation for Easter. Although the village is primarily Muslim, people there appreciate and sometimes participate in Christian holidays.
This photo was taken on May 24th, 2010 at the primary school in a Bulgarian village. It was the last day of schools for the first graders. These girls are dancing a traditional Bulgarian dance, called the Horo, in celebration.
Teachers and students; Cooking; Youth; Children; Schools; Camps and clubs
Taken in April, 2010 in Bulgaria, this picture shows an after school group of children learning how to make pitkas, traditional Bulgarian rolls, for the first time. It was taken in the community center of the village, and the woman frying the...