Češi v Bulharsku — pokus o typologii současných komunit. Specifická kulturní nabídka pro tyto skupiny, centra jejich setkávání
Czechs living in Bulgaria — an attempt to create current communities' typology. Specific cultural offer for those groups and their meeting venues
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PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta
SourceStudia Ethnologica Pragensia, 2020, 2, 84-93
Czechs, Bulgaria, compatriots, current situation, compatriots’ clubs, Czech Centre, Bohemia Club
The article’s topics is current context and relations within a community of Czechs living in Bulgaria; the text is focused on the last twenty years. The article makes a closer look into the community and distinguishes main groups of Czechs or other people connected to the Czech Republic. The descendants and the heirs of large historical Czech communities in Bulgaria are members of Czechoslovak Compatriots’ Club in Sofia and its’ two other branches in Plovdiv and Varna. Another significant group of Czechs living in Bulgaria are temporarily settled expats. The article describes those two main groups, defines their sub-groups, main activities, tries to locate them and quantifies the groups. The second part of the article brings an overview of what types of socio-cultural institutions there are — compatriot’s clubs, the Czech cultural centre, organized activities of academics — and what the institutions offer to the compatriot’s community.