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Bulgaria celebrated it’s Independence
Wednesday, 23 Sep, 2009 – 15:01 | No Comment
Bulgaria celebrated it’s Independence

Yesterday, Veliko Tarnovo celebrated the 101st anniversary of the Bulgarian Independence. According to tradition, the ceremony began with a mass lead by the bishop of Veliko Tarnovo Grigorii in the historical church “St. 40 Martyrs”.
On …

Arbanasi celebrated the village holiday
Sunday, 16 Aug, 2009 – 13:02 | No Comment
Arbanasi celebrated the village holiday

The celebration for the day of Arbanasi (August 15th) began with a mass in the church “Assumption of Mary”, where the wondrous icon of the Virgin Mary is kept.
A challenge for amateur folklore singers took …

Bulgaria Orthodox Church celebrates Preobrazhenie
Thursday, 6 Aug, 2009 – 13:12 | No Comment
Bulgaria Orthodox Church celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).
According to the Church, this is the day that Christ strengthened the belief of his disciples in his holy origin …

Celebration for the 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian naval fleet
Friday, 31 Jul, 2009 – 19:07 | No Comment
Celebration for the 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian naval fleet

The Celebrations for the 130th anniversary of the Bulgarian naval fleet begin in Ruse.
The schedule includes an official ceremony, laying of wreathes in front of the Monument of the sailor and a concert by the …

172nd anniversary of the birth of Vasil Levski
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 19:07 | No Comment
172nd anniversary of the birth of Vasil Levski

Vasil Levski (Vasil Ivanov Kunchev) was born on July 18th (July 6th according to the old style) 1837 in the city Karlovo, in the family of Ivan Kunchev Ivanov and Gina Vasileva Karaivanova.
He had two …

June 24th: Eniovden
Wednesday, 24 Jun, 2009 – 19:04 | No Comment
June 24th: Eniovden

On this date, Bulgarians celebrate Eniovden (Day of Enio).
Eniovden is a traditional holiday celebrated on June 24th every year. On the same date, the Orthodox church celebrates the day of John the Baptist, and the …

The Day of St. Spas
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 13:02 | No Comment
The Day of St. Spas

The Day of St. Spas is always celebrated on Thursdays, fourty days after Easter. According to Christian beliefs, after Christ was resurrected, he remained on Earth to spread his teachings and spend time with his …

May 24th – Day of Bulgarian culture and alphabet
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 15:08 | No Comment
May 24th – Day of Bulgarian culture and alphabet

Bulgarians consider May 24th the most loved of all holidays – the Day of Slavic alphabet and culture. On this day, Bulgarians celebrate their connection to the civilization of mankind.
The Bulgarian speech has been long …

2000 people attend the parade for May 24th
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 13:08 | No Comment
2000 people attend the parade for May 24th

At least two thousand people attended the parade for May 24th, the Day of Education and Bulgarian Culture.
The parade was opened by the minister of education Daniel Valchev and the vice-mayor of education of the …

The Day of Europe in Bulgaria
Saturday, 9 May, 2009 – 19:01 | No Comment
The Day of Europe in Bulgaria

The office of the European commission in Bulgaria organized several events to mark the Day of Europe today.
A bicycle marathon was organized in front of the National theatre “Ivan Vazov” this morning. The event was …

St. George’s day
Wednesday, 6 May, 2009 – 17:05 | No Comment
St. George’s day

May 6th is St. George’s day – Day of bravery and holiday of the Bulgarian army. St. George is also the patron saint of shepherds and herds.
St. George’s day is considered one of the two …

Songs on St. George’s day
Wednesday, 6 May, 2009 – 15:02 | No Comment
Songs on St. George’s day

Today, the village Gorski izvor (Forest spring) near Dimitrovgrad hosts one of the biggest Bulgairan folklore events. The authentical national songs are performed by the choirs from cities in southern Bulgaria.
Eearly in the morning, the …