The whole idea of having to sell and buy girls and women is of course completely unacceptable from a politically correct standpoint.

The whole idea of having to sell and buy girls and women is of course completely unacceptable from a politically correct standpoint.

From the politically proper viewpoint, the entire concept of needing to offer and purchase girls and ladies is needless to say totally unsatisfactory. Nevertheless, the Brides’ Fair at Mogila seldom leads to a genuine “deal” of the type. It really is however really colourful, great deal of enjoyable and a must-see for visitors and residents of southern Bulgaria.

The young Gypsy girls choose Western-style garments

Every Todorovden, or St Todor’s Day, Gypsies through the Kalaydzhii clan gather from the dirty soccer pitch for the town of Mogila, near Stara Zagora. Extended families arrive from far and wide in ramshackle automobiles which range from horse-drawn carts to.

Most of them visited fulfill buddies and family members. The Kalaydzhii are itinerant craftsmen who reside in small, crowded communities within the villages around Pazardzhik, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora and Karnobat, and invest the hot months travelling all over nation trying to find trade. They hold two primary gatherings per year – on 15 August, the feast for the presumption, near Bachkovo Monastery, as well as the Brides’ Fair on Todorovden, a moveable feast in the very first Saturday of Lent.

Moustached and dressed up in their conventional three-piece suits, bowler caps or cloth caps on the minds, the old men stay at tables near the radiant barbecues where sweaty vendors grill kebapcheta, speaking with buddies and consuming beer. Continue reading “The whole idea of having to sell and buy girls and women is of course completely unacceptable from a politically correct standpoint.”