Bulgarian Rhodopes Offer Orphic Mysteries TouchSource: Sofia News Agency (www.novinite.com)
Published Date: 12 Jul 2005
Ancient Orphic mysteries are on display in the Rhodopes area for a couple of days this week.
Bulgarian and foreign tourists flocked to the town of Trigrad to see live the pagan traditions in the mysteries related to the name of legendary singer Orpheus.
Ancient rituals entwined with myths of Orpheus will be presented as a tourist attraction where both participants and audience partake in the demonstrations.
The picturesque scenery of local cave named The Throat of Devil will serve as natural scenes of the mysteries.