Category - Culture

Serbian gusle

Have you ever heard about gusle? Do you know anything about it? Do you want to know anything at all about it?  If your answer is yes, then you are in the right place. If your answer is no, and you’ve ended up on this article by chance, you...

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Windy

If you are not familiar with the culture of the Balkans, chances are that you have never heard of Promaja. It is also fair to say that even people born and raised in Serbia, for example, have a hard time explaining this concept. To begin with...

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Opanak

Opanci (or opanak for singular) were traditional footwear that was mostly worn by Serbian peasants. Made of leather, these peasant shoes were (and still are) one of the most famous staples of Serbian culture and history. You may want to learn more...

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The wedding is one of the most important Polish family celebrations. First there is the engagement period called Oswiadczyny, Zareczyny or Zrekowiny. The wedding day is set up by young people. Invitation time called: Zaprosiny or Oprosiny. Wedding...

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contemporary russian artists

This is a short introduction to modern Russian artists in the genre of realism showcasing their work accompanied by a short biography of the artist. Aleksandr Yurievich Averyanov Aleksandr Yurievich Averyanov is an artist famous for painting Russian...

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