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 IMG_5183.jpgcarnivalcities.com/fotos FOTOS from the FECC Congress which was hosted by Pernik but visited several prominent  festival cities of Bulgaria visited
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Orpheus & Eurydice
the ancient classic Bulgarian story and cornerstone of Western Civilization
& 5 Bulgarian Nurses

Follow up to the convention
PLUS: Global Saga of the 5 Bulgarian Nurses facing death sentences in Libya and the global support for Bulgaria's position. This international story rose to prominence during the 2004 FECC convention
DownloadFECC2004.org  official host site by city of Pernik a former mining region 20 minutes from the booming capital of Sofia
The 2004 FECC Carnival City Convention was hosted by Pernik  a former mining region being restored to its beautiful former self a short drive from the capital City of Sofia Bulgaria.  The region of Pernik has been at the crossroads of the Mediterranean region for many millennia, an ancient land rising to join the information revolution while resurrecting its past.

 The myths informed by the archeological remains around the great Festival of Masks in Pernik are 6,000 years old.  Pernik hosts the Bulgarian Carnival which best honors the ancient Carnival traditions of masking throughout Eastern Europe Visit carnaval.com/bulgaria for more information.
Pernik is located near the great European City of
Sofia, who together are now remembered as the 2004 Carnival Capital Cities.


The International Fair of the Masquerade Games  

Bulgaria's top Kulari Groups bring their New Year traditions to Pernik every even year mid-January
Kulari: Myth & Mystery 
Perhaps Europe's oldest surviving Carnival tradition

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