He Came on a White Horse (5/30)

Add to Lightbox Download
< Prev Next >
Two young girls dancing on the top of a car during one of the Tinsmith gatherings on Saint Theodor day. These gatherings are like debutant balls, designed to display the eligible girls. But in Bulgaria they are known as ‘bride markets’ because the tradition requires a ‘bride price’ or dowry from the boy’s family. The gatherings have become controversial since Bulgaria joined the European Union. Women’s organizations point out that the girls are kept from school and denied opportunity, other than marrying and being a housewife. Stara Zagora, Bulgaria. He Came on a White Horse.
Two young girls dancing on the top of a car during one of the Tinsmith gatherings on Saint Theodor day. These gatherings are like debutant balls, designed to display the eligible girls. But in Bulgaria they are known as ‘bride markets’ because the tradition requires a ‘bride price’ or dowry from the boy’s family. The gatherings have become controversial since Bulgaria joined the European Union. Women’s organizations point out that the girls are kept from...
more »

Filename: HeCameonaWhiteHorse_1 (4).jpg
Copyright
script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-20072561-3']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();