Sliven, Bulgaria - Republic of
YOUTHS TAKE PART IN A TRADITIONAL DANCE NEAR SLIVEN, BULGARIA.
Youths takes part in a traditional dance during the annual meeting of a
minority ethnic group known as Karakachani near the town of Sliven, some
300km east of the capital Sofia on July 6, 2003. The Karakachans, who live
in Bugaria and Greece, claimed that they number 14,000 in Bulgaria. Every
year they gather to celebrate their festival of traditional culture.