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Stereotypes of the Bulgarian Nation

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Patriotism is the sense of our own roots and attitude to our origin. We love our country and declare confidently sense of belonging and our quest for community recognition in and outside the geographical boundaries of Bulgaria. In short... I am proud to be a Bulgarian!

Patriotism is the sense of our own roots and attitude to our origin. We love our country and declare confidently sense of belonging and our quest for community recognition in and outside the geographical boundaries of Bulgaria. In short... I am proud to be a Bulgarian!

Superstition. Many Bulgarians are superstitious. Many of the ancient pagan and slavic rituals have been preserved up to this day. There are too many rituals to mention in particular to protect against the so called Evil Eye,  an evil stare that bestows bad luck and bad health.

Superstition. Many Bulgarians are superstitious. Many of the ancient pagan and slavic rituals have been preserved up to this day. There are too many rituals to mention in particular to protect against the so called Evil Eye, an evil stare that bestows bad luck and bad health.

"Bulgaria has some of the most beautiful women in Europe". This stereotype of Bulgarian women have young Polish men under the age of 30.  She is described by those asked,  as a cheerful, a good friend who is well maintained and dressed and also enjoys wearing sexy outfits.

"Bulgaria has some of the most beautiful women in Europe". This stereotype of Bulgarian women have young Polish men under the age of 30. She is described by those asked, as a cheerful, a good friend who is well maintained and dressed and also enjoys wearing sexy outfits.

Conservative - the Bulgarian nation does not accept minority groups such as gays. Bulgarians consider them to be a threat to the moral foundations of the society, the well-being of their children and the Bulgarian society as a whole!

Conservative - the Bulgarian nation does not accept minority groups such as gays. Bulgarians consider them to be a threat to the moral foundations of the society, the well-being of their children and the Bulgarian society as a whole!

Politicians widely and proudly use the slogan "Bulgarian ethnic model" as a synonym for tolerance towards ethnic minorities in the country. Our tolerance begins at the school bench with popular childrens sayings like : "we grew up together with Armenians, Greeks, Gypsies, Bulgarians did not find any flaws in the Jews". Moreover, against the background of sharp ethnic conflicts in the Western Balkans Bulgaria should rightly be conceived as the "island of stability"

Politicians widely and proudly use the slogan "Bulgarian ethnic model" as a synonym for tolerance towards ethnic minorities in the country. Our tolerance begins at the school bench with popular childrens sayings like : "we grew up together with Armenians, Greeks, Gypsies, Bulgarians did not find any flaws in the Jews". Moreover, against the background of sharp ethnic conflicts in the Western Balkans Bulgaria should rightly be conceived as the "island of stability"

They say that the Bulgarian is Multi functional. The finacial and economic situation is tough and many Bulgarians are forced to master many tades by themselves, ranging from farming to construction. This known-how is very sought after and certainly very welcome in these days of economic cut backs.

They say that the Bulgarian is Multi functional. The finacial and economic situation is tough and many Bulgarians are forced to master many tades by themselves, ranging from farming to construction. This known-how is very sought after and certainly very welcome in these days of economic cut backs.

Family bonds - Bulgarian families are particularly well known for being strongly knit and tight  and proud family bonds. Throughout the era of postwar communist modernization, family life remained one of the most important values in Bulgarian society. In a 1977 sociological survey, 95 percent of women responded that "one can live a full life only if one has a family." This mentality is of course common in the western sociaties, but not to such an extent.

Family bonds - Bulgarian families are particularly well known for being strongly knit and tight and proud family bonds. Throughout the era of postwar communist modernization, family life remained one of the most important values in Bulgarian society. In a 1977 sociological survey, 95 percent of women responded that "one can live a full life only if one has a family." This mentality is of course common in the western sociaties, but not to such an extent.

Bulgarian is unhappy! According to the Dutch sociologist and professor Ruut Veenhoven, Bulgarians are unhappy, not only because they are poor, but because they do not have a satisfactory social system, which would be able to generate wealth for all Bulgaria!

Bulgarian is unhappy! According to the Dutch sociologist and professor Ruut Veenhoven, Bulgarians are unhappy, not only because they are poor, but because they do not have a satisfactory social system, which would be able to generate wealth for all Bulgaria!

Bulgarian men are generaly thought of as being short, dark-haired, flat nosed,hot tempered people with a limited IQ. They generally get into fights but they also know how to enjoy the good life. They eat, drink  (especially spirits and coffee) and smoke too much and love music. Particularly live music.

Bulgarian men are generaly thought of as being short, dark-haired, flat nosed,hot tempered people with a limited IQ. They generally get into fights but they also know how to enjoy the good life. They eat, drink (especially spirits and coffee) and smoke too much and love music. Particularly live music.

When guests arrive, we take out the last bottle of rakia, the last jar with pork trotters and last cheese and we put them on the table.  'Do not spare anything"  It is very important to us Bulgarians that our guest is made to feel very welcome and is short of nothing! This is the definition of hospitality in Bulgaria! It is good to know that it is not considered bad manners if you politely refuse a 3rd portion!

When guests arrive, we take out the last bottle of rakia, the last jar with pork trotters and last cheese and we put them on the table. 'Do not spare anything" It is very important to us Bulgarians that our guest is made to feel very welcome and is short of nothing! This is the definition of hospitality in Bulgaria! It is good to know that it is not considered bad manners if you politely refuse a 3rd portion!


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