The Ethnographic exhibition in Burgas will be host of a presentation of the custom Bango Vasil, honoring the christian saint Basil the Great (Vasil or Basil). Bango Vasil is celebrated by the Roma community in Bulgaria on 14 January.
On this day (New Style January 2) the Bulgarian traditions honours the memory of St. Basil the Great - one of the fathers of the Christian Orthodox Church.
The presentation is part of a initiative by the Volunteer Club "Youth is tolerance", which traditionally celebrates the Roma New Year on January 14. Co-organizers are the Municipality of Burgas, School Hristo Botev and Regional Burgas Museum.
The celebration of Bango Vasil on 14.01.2014 will begin at 10:30 in the Ethnographic exposition in Burgas, and the pupils led by Iveta Velitchkova and Angel Ivanov will present a brief interpretation of the traditional dinner and a rich program with songs and dances.