Bulgaria’s Young Returnees

Many Balkan countries have been struggling with brain drain for years, but Bulgaria has become an exception with its people returning home in record numbers. Aksel Zaimovic is in Sofia for TRT World’s Across The Balkans to find out what’s driving Bulgarians to come back. Subscribe: Livestream: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Visit our website:

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