The nature of the Montenegrins, their appearance, national costumes and dances

If you are traveling to Montenegro, you can relax: there are kind, friendly and helpful people who love tourists from the CIS.

The total population of Montenegro is more than 650 thousand people, of which 43% are Montenegrins, 32% are Serbs, 8% are Bosnians, the remaining 17% are Croats, Russians, Albanians, Gypsies.

Montenegrins are friendly, friendly, incredibly hospitable people, but at the same time very confident, decisive, persistent and direct. They respect their land and history.

The local population is quite sociable, many familiar with the Russian language. Wherever you go traveling - fishing, camping, farm, etc. - if you need any services or help, the locals will certainly surround you with care and offer all the best.

Appearance of Montenegrins

The growth of Montenegrins is the largest in Europe - more than 178 cm.

Usually they have a powerful physique, a large head and a long nose. Hair: dark brown or black. Eyes: Hazel, hazel or black. Nose: Dinaric, concave, tip thick and curved.

National costumes

One of the most famous examples of national attire is trickle. This is a special plaid that can be worn by both men and women. The men's summer outfit includes: a white shirt, cloth vest (tsadan), white canvas or cloth knee-length trousers, a long silk belt, a bow, tight-fitting woolen leggings and a round cap (capa).

National costumes of Montenegro. MDRealty

In winter, a cloth jacket (kaput), a jacket made of coarse cloth (gun) and a stream of wool are added to clothing. The women's suit consists of a tunic shirt with a cut on the chest, and a collar and sleeves are embroidered, a knitted jacket made of wool, a vest and skirt of dark color (rush), a dress or apron (pregacha) and a woolen thread.

National costumes and dances of Montenegro. MDRealty

National Songs and Dances

National songs and dances. Traditionally, songs are accompanied by gusli music, and the guslar sings or reads stories about heroes and battles. Kolo dance (meant a circle) - mass dance, close to the Russian round dance. There are Kolo fast and slow pace.

Another traditional Oro dance. Young men and women in a circle begin to sing. One of the bolder young people enters the circle and begins to dance, posing as an eagle. Soon a girl will join him. Usually young children finish Oro by forming a two-story circle, standing on the shoulders of their comrades.

National dances of Montenegro. MD Realty

Tales of Montenegro

The southern Slavs have fairy tales about divas, dragons, mountain sorceresses, winged horses, enchanted objects. A lot of comic tales. There is always a joker and an inventor, a man with a keen eye and a sharp tongue. For example, the famous Khoja Nasreddin, a Central Asian sage who first fell into Turkish and then South Slavic tales.

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