Kukeri Festival Bulgaria
Reportage photography
Kukeri is a traditional Bulgarian ritual that dates back centuries. During festive occasions, men dress in elaborate costumes adorned with masks and bells, embodying mythical creatures and spirits. These Kukeri performers participate in processions and rituals believed to ward off evil spirits and bring good fortune and prosperity to the community. With their striking and often intimidating appearance, Kukeri celebrations are not only visually captivating but also hold deep cultural and symbolic significance in Bulgaria.
Location: Varna, Bulgaria
Team: Sugarhigh Studio
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