Photo Story: Bulgaria in Pictures: 2011

1 of 50 | January 6, 2012, Friday BGNES, Sofia Photo Agency

January: Partial Eclipse of the Sun

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Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Hold Procession Marking Easter Monday at Bachkovo Monastery

Bulgarian Orthodox faithful held the traditional procession marking Easter Monday at Bachkovo monastery, near the village of Bachkovo, southern Bulgaria, 13 April 2015. Easter Monday, also called Bright Monday, is an official holiday in Bulgaria....

April 13, 2015, Monday

Djokovic Wins Over Murray for Fifth Miami Masters Title

Novak Djokovic overpowered Andy Murray to win his fifth Miami Open title in 5 April 2015. The world No 1 scored 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-0 in the Miami Masters championship match to extend his personal record to 18-8 over the Scot after victories this year in the Australian Open final and the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Masters....

April 6, 2015, Monday

Roman Catholics Mark Palm Sunday

Roman Catholics around the world attended church masses and held processions on Palm Sunday, 29 March 2015. Palm Sunday for Roman Catholic devotees symbolically marks the biblical account of the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, signaling the start of the Holy Week before Easter. ...

March 31, 2015, Tuesday

Vladimir Putin: Overwhelmingly Absent, then Overwhelmingly Present

For about ten days, Russian President Vladimir Putin was absent from spotlight, and a number of Russian media outlets started speculating on the reasons. While a number of websites criticizing the political elite suggested this is a peculiar development, the Kremlin downplayed any hypotheses that there was something wrong....

March 22, 2015, Sunday

Holi: a Hindu Festival of Colors and Love

Holi is celebrated as the Hindu spring festival of colors and love. Celebrated mostly in India and Nepal, it heralds the beginning of spring and is traditionally celebrated for days, at the end of each winter. ...

March 7, 2015, Saturday