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Tsvetnitsa – a Christian and national holiday
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 16:06 | No Comment
Tsvetnitsa – a Christian and national holiday

Tsvetnitsa (Palm Sunday) is both a Christian and a national holiday. It always falls on the Sunday before Easter Sunday. In Bulgaria, it is also called Vrabnitsa, Tsvetna nedelia (Colourful Sunday), Vaya, Kuklinden (Doll’s day), …

Lazarovden
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 11:01 | No Comment
Lazarovden

On April 11th, the Orthodox church celebrated the holiday known as Lazarovden, is a moveable holiday which is almost everytime in the Saturday before Easter Sunday.
In the calendar of the Christian church, this holiday is …

Military doctors awarded for the International day of health
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2009 – 21:02 | No Comment
Military doctors awarded for the International day of health

Military doctors received honorary officer cards for the International day of health.
The prime minister of Bulgaria Sergei Stanishev personally handed the honorary cards with the cross of bravery at a ceremony in Doctor’s garden in …

The US and Russia – together in Sofia
Monday, 6 Apr, 2009 – 18:07 | No Comment
The US and Russia – together in Sofia

American rangers and Russian soldiers will march in unison on the yellow pavement in Sofia. The military ministry expects both countries to accept their invitation to participate in the traditional parade for the day of …

The ceremonies for March 3rd
Tuesday, 3 Mar, 2009 – 14:04 | No Comment
The ceremonies for March 3rd

The celebration of the national holiday of Bulgaria – March 3rd – began with the raising of the national flags in the bigger cities across the country.
In Sofia, the official ceremony that marked the 131st …

Bulgarians in Bratislava will celebrate March 3rd with Mozart
Sunday, 1 Mar, 2009 – 18:02 | No Comment
Bulgarians in Bratislava will celebrate March 3rd with Mozart

Bulgarians living in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, will celebrate the National holiday of Bulgaria – March 3rd – on the eve of the event.
The Bulgarian embassy invited everyone in the community to come on Match …

Today is “Mesni Zagovezni”
Sunday, 22 Feb, 2009 – 18:01 | No Comment
Today is “Mesni Zagovezni”

“Nedelia Mesopusna” is always celebrated on Sunday, eight weeks before Easter. From this day onward, until the end of the Lent – on Easter – meat and related products are strictly forbidden.
The week between “Mesni …

Day of St. Trifon Zarezan
Sunday, 1 Feb, 2009 – 14:06 | No Comment
Day of St. Trifon Zarezan

On February 1st, the Orthodox church celebrates St. Trifon – healer, renowned for the wonders he accomplished. He was born in 225 AD in the family of poor christians in the Roman empire.
When he was …

The celebration for the 120th anniversary of the Sofia University continues
Monday, 24 Nov, 2008 – 20:39 | No Comment
The celebration for the 120th anniversary of the Sofia University continues

The celebration for the 120th anniversary of the Sofia University and the 120th anniversary of universiy education in Bulgaria continues.
At 9:00 AM, the rector of the Sofia University prof. Ivan Ilchev made a speech in …

The world sea day celebrated today
Friday, 26 Sep, 2008 – 10:21 | No Comment
The world sea day celebrated today

The world sea day has been celebrated since 1978 by decision of the 38th session of the International Marine Organization of November 1977, initially celebrated on March 17. Since 1980 it’s been celebrated on one …

European car free day celebrations in Sofia
Tuesday, 23 Sep, 2008 – 12:19 | No Comment
European car free day celebrations in Sofia

Yesterday, September 22, Europe celebrated the European car free day. In Bulgaria ‘The green tigers’ and the political party ‘Green party/The Bulgarian green’ organized an untraditional celebration, which included ‘dressing up’ two automobiles in funny …

Independence Day celebrations began
Monday, 22 Sep, 2008 – 18:51 | No Comment
Independence Day celebrations began

Early this morning started the nationwide celebrations on occasion of the 100th anniversary of Bulgaria’s Independence proclamation. As usual, they began at the country’s old capital Veliko Tarnovo with a Holly liturgy in the temple …