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Ghost Villages

This album contains field recordings from the region of Tryavna, part of Central Balkan Mountain. In this region there are more than 100 villages with the total population of around 1000 people. In some of them there are 2-3 inhabitants and some are totally abandoned for years and they are gradually swallowed up by the forest. For us humans it can be said that this is a pandemic of extinction, but for nature it is a completely natural process and part of its cycle.
This project is supported by National Culture Fund of Bulgaria.

released February 21, 2021

Music - Mirian Kolev
Cover art - Mirian Kolev
Cover design - Angel Draganov


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Supported by MOST - The Bridge for Balkan Music