With certainty the fire dancing is one of the most interest attractions in the Bulgarian restaurants, unique of the sort, existing from many centuries only in Bulgaria- but we are already in 21 century and the ritual underwent significant development from its birth.
The fire dancing- so called “walking on coals with bare feet” is born even before Christ as a pagan ritual performed from the ancient Thracians. With the dancing on the coals they fall in trance, they met the coming summer, glorify the name of the Sun God who carried with him the fire and they asked him to give them health, success and fruitfulness through the year. The fire dancing ritualism covers almost the whole territory of south-east

Thrace as that includes Bulgaria- Strandzha mountain ( Balgari village, Rezovo village, Brodilovo

village and others), Тurkey (Bunarhisar) and Greece (Kosti, Agio Yani, Urgas and others).
After the conversion of Bulgaria and adopting the Christianity for official and only religion, the ritual died anathematized from the Church, forbidden as a heresy. Centuries passed and the people who were walking on coals, who have no scars from burning, fall in oblivion in myths and legends.

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She is magic. White light.
She walk over hot coals, without injury.
She performs her magical nestinar’s dance.
She return to long forgotten lives.
In the rhythm and the pain dies.
Play drum. The bagpipe is blowing. It is a sacrament.
The icon is alive … she fly … fallen into a trance …


What is the secret of the dance?

Question, we receive every time. Question, that excites everyone. Question, with the easiest answer, but also the most difficult to understand. It is inner state of the spirit. Everyone feels it in its own way, but always connected with:

  • Hope
  • Desire
  • Love
  • Devotion
  • Humility
  • Patience
  • Mental purity
Fire - it is something deeply personal and universal.

- Gaston Bashlar
When you're in, the world stops spinning. The fire ceases to burn, the blows of the drums measure your pulse, you close your eyes and you are there ... somewhere between heaven and earth!
Fear may be your best friend and your worst enemy, like the fire under your feet. If you are not afraid, you control the fire and you can do everything. If you lose control of it - it will light everything around you and kill you ...

The fire retains

its heat even

in the iron

– Latin Sentiment –




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