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!
"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.
"If a black cat crosses your path it signifies that it is going somewhere.
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"
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.
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.