1 November вЂ“ Day of the leaders of the Bulgairan national revival
Today is the day of the leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival. The day is devoted to the bookmen, the enligheteners, the fighters for national liberation who have preserved through the centuries the spiritual values of the nation and its moral.
The day is marked for the first time in Plovdiv in 1909.
On November 1, 1923 king Boris III proclaims the day a national celebration one but in 1945 the celebtration is banned.
The marking of the day of Bulgaria’s enlighteners is restored in 1992.
By tradition on this day a ritual for raising the national flag will be performed in front of the Presidency. The beginning of this ritual was given four years ago by the president Georgi Parvanov.
The prime minister Sergei Stanishev, the chairman of the Bulgarian parliament and many other officials are invited to take part in the event.
The day will be marked with many events throughout the country.