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Коледа и българите в Пекин
Christmas and the Bulgarians in Beijing

Author(s): Teodora Yonkova
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Customs / Folklore, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Family and social welfare
Published by: Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий”
Keywords: Christmas; Christmas Eve; Bulgarian community; traditions; customs; festive food

Summary/Abstract: This work aims to briefly describe how different members of the Bulgarian community in Beijing, China, celebrate Christmas or rather Christmas Eve. First it portrays how Chinese people celebrate the holiday and the meaning they put behind it. The article is based on interviews and talks with Bulgarians, living in Beijing for different periods of time.