Bulgarian Chitalishte (Community Cultural Centre):…Bulgaria
Register of Good Safeguarding Practices 2017
EN: Chitalishte 'Geo Milev' in the town of Momin Prohod was founded and built in 1954; It is run under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture - Living Human Treasures-Bulgaria System
EN: Craft workshop at Chitalishte 'Geo Milev' in the town of Momin Prohod. Local costumes, embroidery and other woven items are made using traditional methods
EN: The young Ivelina Georgieva is working with Stefka Zasheva who is holding a distaff, and with Petruna Pashova. The spinning and knitting with yarn is a traditional local craft practiced mainly by women
ES: La joven Ivelina Georgieva trabaja con Stefka Zasheva, que sostiene una rueca, y Petruna Pashova. El hilado y el tejido con fibras de hilo es una artesanía local tradicional practicada principalmente por mujeres.
EN: Stefka Zasheva is teaching her great-grandchildren Persiyana and Alex to weave on a loom - a traditional device for producing carpets and rugs
EN: Folklore dance group for children aged 4-7 years at Chitalishte 'St. Tsar Boris I', village of Bistrica. The chitalishte was established in 1909
EN: A 100-year old costume from the region of Bistrica village. The original male costume is used as a sample to produce new costumes for the vocal and dance groups
EN: Vocal Folklore Group 'Bistrica Babi' set up in 1946 at Chitalishte 'St. Tsar Boris I'. The group is included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
EN: Every week young people from the region are taught to folklore dances under the accompaniment of the orchestra at the Chitalishte 'St. Tsar Boris I'
EN: Chitalishte 'H. Nencho D. Palaveev' in Koprivshtitsa was founded and built in 1869. Dancers fro the group for authentic folklore dances 'Bogorodichki' demonstrate dances the are typical for the ethnographic region in front of chitalishte building
EN: The group for authentic vocal folklore 'Zelen zdravets' ('Green Clover') is one of the ensembles that preserve the traditions of vocal art in Koprivshtitsa and the region