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And when he stumbled upon the kukeri ritual, the project took on a life of its own.
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The initial video from last night from inside the restaurant, showed a group of fans shielding themselves from trouble with tables and chairs emerged. View Images Traditional kukeri practice is passed down from father to son.
The gang of around 15 men, all with their faces obscured in the video, can be seen walking down the street before men at the front begin yelling. This footage comes as a number of Liverpool fans took to Twitter today to warn other supporters of hooligans attacking people for their banners.
Kukeri rituals have also served as coming-of-age ceremonies for young men. The variable practice has also seen broader change in the last half-century.
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The video has been widely shared on Ukraine social media, and is believed to have been taken by a gang member.
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Sincethe festival has seen increasing numbers of kukeri from all over Bulgaria travel to Pernika town just outside Sofiato show off their costumes and dances. Callum Pierce posted to Twitter: Klein and Elena Sergova, a Bulgarian photographer who acted as his translator and fixer, spent the last two days of January meeting different kukeri groups during Surva, the International Festival of Masquerade Games.
Although socialist Bulgaria was a primary ally of the U. By the s, Communist governments recognized the rituals could be used to encourage nationalism, and by the s, local government officials were organizing the rituals themselves.
View Images Kukeri costumes differ greatly by region, and Masked dating show areas where goats are central to the lifestyle, costumes are often made from goat hair.
And kukeri, conducting the ritual around midwinter with more abstractly decorated costumes, might be more associated with the agrarian economies of the valleys south of the Balkan Mountains. Kukeri festivalslike Surva or the midwinter festival in Yambolare a good alternative: Evolving views on gender roles are certainly one factor, says Creed.