Brides for sale: Bulgaria’s Roma marriage market | DW Documentary

The Kalaidzhi bride market takes place in the southeast of Bulgaria every year. Unmarried women are often paired off with financially strong men. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ReFNdkQ5Y8 But more and more young Roma are rebelling against the old tradition. For young Kalaidzhi the annual bride market at Bachkovo Monastery is the only chance to find a partner. Their… Continue lendo Brides for sale: Bulgaria’s Roma marriage market | DW Documentary

“Romanian Philosopher Emil Cioran on the Courage to Disillusion Yourself” (Maria Popova)

“The man who unmasks his fictions renounces his own resources and, in a sense, himself. Consequently, he will accept other fictions which will deny him, since they will not have cropped up from his own depths.” BRAIN PICKINGS, 18 February 2019 “People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone… Continue lendo “Romanian Philosopher Emil Cioran on the Courage to Disillusion Yourself” (Maria Popova)

“Izlel e Delio Haidutin”: A Cosmogonic Song (Valya Balkanska)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDEH01DnFtg Such an overwhelming, "cosmogonic" song! It sounds as though God himself had been listening to it while He was busy creating everything. No wonder it has been sent to space on board the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 probes in 1977: extra-terrestrials should listen to it. Cioran's books should also be sent to space;… Continue lendo “Izlel e Delio Haidutin”: A Cosmogonic Song (Valya Balkanska)