Menyaksikan Realitas Tradisi Pasar Pengantin di Bulgaria

Setiap musim semi, 18.000 orang dari komunitas Kalaidzhi—klan Roma yang paling sering didiskriminasi dan dikucilkan di Eropa—berbondong-bondong ke Stara Zagora untuk menghadiri “pasar pengantin” kontroversial yang menjajakan gadis remaja di depan para calon pelamar. Sebagian besar peninggalan kuno Kalaidzhi hampir punah, dan pasar pengantin menjadi salah satu tradisi terakhir yang bisa bertahan hingga sekarang. Penasaran… Continue reading Menyaksikan Realitas Tradisi Pasar Pengantin di Bulgaria

Young Virgins For Sale – The Controversial Bride Market of Bulgaria

Every spring, the town of Stara Zagora in central Bulgaria hosts a controversial bride market where young virgins are paraded in front of suitors who bid on them. The market is the biggest annual get-together for Bulgaria’s 18,000-strong Kalaidzhi Roma clan, a subgroup of the Roma people who face constant prejudice and exclusion across Europe.… Continue reading Young Virgins For Sale – The Controversial Bride Market of Bulgaria

The Young Virgins at Bulgaria’s Controversial Bride Market

Every spring, the country’s 18,000-person Kalaidzhi Roma clan gathers in Stara Zagora for the controversial “bride market” where young virgins are paraded in front of suitors who bid on them. WATCH NEXT: Radical Life of The First Lady of New York: Subscribe here: Come find us: Broadly | Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | Instagram… Continue reading The Young Virgins at Bulgaria’s Controversial Bride Market