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The Bulgarian Cyrillic Initiative Launches

On the occasion of the upcoming May 24“Day of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius, of the Bulgarian alphabet, education and culture and of Slavic literature,” Foundation for Active Web Development launched launches the initiative "Bulgarian Cyrillic". I

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Bulgarians Celebrate St. George's Day

The Orthodox Church commemorates one of the most revered saints, the great martyr George the Victorious.

Society » Culture | May 6, 2022, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 2158

Bulgarian President congratulated the Muslim community in Bulgaria on Eid Mubarak

The Bulgarian head of state Rumen Radev congratulates the representatives of the Muslim faith in the country on the occasion of the holiday of Eid Mubarak (Kurban Bayramı). This was announced by the press office of the head of state.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2022, Monday // 11:29 | Viewed: 2519

Bulgarian PM for 146 years since the April Uprising: The most Important thing is Unity

“Today we bow our heads to the feat of the thousands of Bulgarians with big hearts and dreams of freedom, who 146 years ago - in the glorious April of 1876, rebelled against the Ottoman rule.”

Society » Culture | May 1, 2022, Sunday // 10:47 | Viewed: 2400

Christ is Risen! Bulgarians Celebrate Easter

The head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Neophyte, announced the Resurrection of Christ in the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2022, Sunday // 10:20 | Viewed: 2564

It is Holy Saturday, the Orthodox World Awaits the Resurrection of Christ

Today is Holy Saturday - the last day of Holy Week. Orthodox Christians are preparing to celebrate the feast of feasts - the Resurrection of Christ

Society » Culture | April 23, 2022, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2745

6 curious Facts about the Alcohol Culture in Bulgaria

Nearly 11 percent of Bulgarians surveyed believe that it is permissible to give children small amounts of alcohol to learn to drink responsibly when they grow up

Society » Culture | April 22, 2022, Friday // 11:09 | Viewed: 4591

It’s Holy Friday, Christians empathize with Christ's suffering

For Orthodox Christians, today is Good (Holy) Friday. This is a day that commemorates the suffering, unjust sentence, crucifixion, and death of Jesus Christ. These events are the basis of special church services today. In the morning in the temples, the H

Society » Culture | April 22, 2022, Friday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2734

On Holy Thursday Bulgarians Traditionally Paint the Easter Eggs

Today, Holy Thursday, the Orthodox Church commemorates a number of events in the last days of Jesus Christ related to his saving work for humanity.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2022, Thursday // 09:16 | Viewed: 2615

Bulgaria: 146 years since the April Uprising

On April 20, 1876, the April Uprising broke out in Koprivshtitsa, thanks to which Bulgaria appeared on the map of Europe.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2022, Wednesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 3927

It's Holy Monday – The Holy Week begins

For the Orthodox world, today is Holy Monday. This is the first day of Holy Week, which commemorates the last days of the earthly life of Jesus Christ.

Society » Culture | April 18, 2022, Monday // 09:13 | Viewed: 2166

Catholics in Bulgaria Celebrate Easter

On Sunday, Catholics around the world celebrate the Resurrection of Christ. Over 20,000 people in the Plovdiv region celebrate this day.

Society » Culture | April 17, 2022, Sunday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2622

Bulgarians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Today the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the great Christian holidays - the Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem. Days before the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, He was solemnly welcomed in the holy city by many people with palm branches and flowers. Hence the

Society » Culture | April 17, 2022, Sunday // 10:39 | Viewed: 4657

Bulgarians Celebrate St. Lazarus' Day

Today is Lazarus Day (Lazarovden/Лазаровден), the first of three major holidays associated with the miracle of the resurrection along with Palm Sunday (Tsvetnitsa/Цветница) and Easter (Velikden/Великден). Name day is celebrated by Lazar, Lazarin and Lazar

Society » Culture | April 16, 2022, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2671

Bulgarians Celebrate 174 years since the birth of Revolutionary Hristo Botev

We celebrate 174 years since the birth of Hristo Botev. A rally will take place in Kalofer, the hometown of the great Bulgarian poet and revolutionary. Vice President Iliana Yotova will deliver a speech.

Society » Culture | January 6, 2022, Thursday // 10:02 | Viewed: 3679

Bulgarians Celebrate St. Basil's Day or ‘Survaki’

On January 1 we celebrate St. Basil's Day or Survaki. Today, nearly 127,000 Bulgarians have a name day.

Society » Culture | January 1, 2022, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 3902

How Bulgaria Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Traditionally, on the last day of December we send the old and welcome the new calendar year. The celebration of the New Year dates back thousands of years with different customs of different peoples.

Society » Culture | December 31, 2021, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 4056

Bulgaria Celebrates Ignazhden - the First Guest at your Home Determines the Year

According to the traditional Bulgarian calendar, the feast of Saint Ignatius on December 20th is the day when the transition from the old to the coming New Year starts. It is a day full of peculiar rituals, bans, and auguries.

Society » Culture | December 20, 2021, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 3820

Hours until the Final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Paris

Today is the grand final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Bulgaria will take the stage at number 6. You can still vote for Deni and Marti on . Watch the live concert on BNT 1 from 17.00 p.m.

Society » Culture | December 19, 2021, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 3123

You can Now Vote for Bulgaria at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021, the Final is on Sunday

From today, December 17, all viewers in Bulgaria, Bulgarians around the world, and anyone who likes Bulgaria’s song can vote for free, online, for Bulgaria at the prestigious song contest "Children's Eurovision" 2021. Voting will begin at 21:00 p.m. today

Society » Culture | December 17, 2021, Friday // 17:52 | Viewed: 3546

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates St. Anne Day

Today the Orthodox Church celebrates the conception of St. Anna. In the calendar of the Orthodox Church this holiday is closely connected with the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2021, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 3812
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