The Kukeri is an ancient tradition of Masquerade Games (Winter festivals) that is happening in different locations in Bulgaria from the end of January to the beginning of March. Its a wonderful opportunity to explore Balkan folklore, music and dance and to participate in an authentic festival based on ancient Thracian origins. In every festival and local event there are hundreds of performers and dozens of groups from many parts of Bulgaria and the Balkan
Bebalkan is a seminar and Tourism Center, Located at the edge of the village Raduil. Below the Musala peak, at the confluence of the rivers Maritsa and Ibar. We specialize in Balkan folklore and organize retreats and vacations in the house combined with visits and participation in Kukeri festivals in the area. Bebalkan is only an hour away from Sofia, and most of the festivals are happening in our area, including Pernik which is the biggest one
The house is at the edge of the village, a hundred meters from the river, two houses from the fields and forests. Raduil is a charming village, quiet and close to nature, authentic and alive, located only 7 km from the ski resort of Borovets.