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A traditional ring dance called "Horo"

A traditional ring dance called "Horo", © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National LibraryenlargeA traditional ring dance called "Horo", © St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library


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Object:A traditional ring dance called "Horo"
Description:Outdoor photograph from above of a large group of men, women, and children. On the left side, the people are building a half-circle with joint hands; there is a smaller row of children with joint hands in the middle. In the center, a man is playing on a stringed instrument, seated on a well. People in rural and urban clothes are standing around. In the background: one-storied building and draught animals.
Date:Not after 1919
Location:Oblast Sofia
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 336mm x 399mm
Image: 200mm x 262mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:230 Animal Husbandry > 231 Domesticated Animals
290 Clothing
340 Structures > 342 Dwellings
340 Structures > 343 Outbuildings
360 Settelments > 369 Urban and Rural Life
460 Labor > 461 Labor and Leisure
530 Arts
850 Infancy and Childhood
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Национална Библиотека "Св. св. Кирил и Методий"
Archive:St. Cyril and St. Methodius National Library, Inv. No.: C IV 662
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova