Svornato (Bulgaria)


Taught by Iliana Bozhanova at the 2021 Stockton Folk Dance Camp. She learned it from Mitko Ivanov. This is an usual Bulgarian dance in that it leads to the left (progresses CW). Dances done this reversed way celebrate the dead. The dance is from the Pleven area. It is now done only at Easter. The dance can also be done with a traditional line of direction (CCW), but then it does not honor the dead. Dance notes…

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