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Holy Tuesday - a Day of Humility

In the calendar of our Orthodox Church, today is Great Tuesday - a day for humility and sermon

Society » Culture | April 11, 2023, Tuesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 4980

Holy Week begins

The last week of Jesus Christ's earthly life is called "Great" or "Holy Week", i.e. Week of suffering, prelude to eternal life

Society » Culture | April 10, 2023, Monday // 08:12 | Viewed: 6135

Bulgarians Celebrate Palm Sunday

The Orthodox world celebrates one of the great Christian holidays - the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem

Society » Culture | April 9, 2023, Sunday // 11:44 | Viewed: 6465

Bulgarians Celebrate Lazarus Day

Today, the Orthodox Church honors Lazarus of Bethany, whom Jesus Christ resurrected

Society » Culture | April 8, 2023, Saturday // 08:29 | Viewed: 7016

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Annunciation

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church celebrates the Annunciation with solemn services

Society » Culture | March 25, 2023, Saturday // 10:27 | Viewed: 5181

First Bulgarian Author Nominated for the “Booker” Award!

“Time Shelter” (Vremeubezhishte) by Georgi Gospodinov has entered the long list of nominations for the most prestigious international award given for a specific literary work, reported “Janet 45” - the Bulgarian publisher of the novel

Society » Culture | March 14, 2023, Tuesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 4017

The Dobruja Pie (Banitsa) became a Protected Product not of Bulgaria, but of Romania

The Dobrudja pie (banitsa) became a protected product of Romania

Society » Culture | March 9, 2023, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 6613

Today marks 80 years since the Rescue of the Bulgarian Jews

March 2023 marks the 80th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews in the old borders of the Kingdom of Bulgaria from the Nazi death camps

Society » Culture | March 9, 2023, Thursday // 08:58 | Viewed: 5057

Bulgarians Celebrate Saint Theodore’s Day (Horse Easter)

The Saturday after Shrovetide (Sirni Zagovezni) is Saint Theodore's Day (Todorovden). This year the changeable in date Christian holiday is celebrated on March 4

Society » Culture | March 4, 2023, Saturday // 10:17 | Viewed: 4268

Bulgarian Historian: Our Freedom was not Gifted to us

There are often hints that our freedom was gifted to us, but that is not the case. Both the liberation of Greece and the liberation of Serbia took place after unsuccessful uprisings and with the intervention of the great powers and with the voluntary mili

Society » Culture | March 3, 2023, Friday // 12:18 | Viewed: 4293

March 3rd 1918: Russia Capitulated to Bulgaria?

The Brest-Litovsk Peace Treaty of March 3, 1918, between the Quadruple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire on the one hand, and Bolshevik Russia on the other, ended Russian participation in the First World War

Society » Culture | March 3, 2023, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 14400

3rd of March: National Day of Bulgaria

Amid ongoing debates over whether March 3 is the most appropriate date for a national holiday, today Bulgaria will mark the 145th anniversary of the Liberation with solemn ceremonies across the country

Society » Culture | March 3, 2023, Friday // 10:08 | Viewed: 6414

Bulgarians Celebrate Baba Marta who brings the End of the Cold and the Beginning of Spring

Every year on March 1, Bulgarians put on themselves and gift their close ones white and red martenitsi

Society » Culture | March 1, 2023, Wednesday // 10:00 | Viewed: 5930

Bulgarians Commemorate 150 Years since the Death of the “Apostle of Freedom” Vasil Levski

In a number of Bulgarian cities, including Karlovo, Lovech, Veliko Tarnovo and Vratsa, 150 years since the death of Vasil Levski will be marked

Society » Culture | February 18, 2023, Saturday // 10:12 | Viewed: 4219

Discover Bulgaria: Exploring Its Natural Beauty and Cultural Treasures

Bulgaria is a country that has been overlooked by many making it truly an underrated gem.

Society » Culture | February 10, 2023, Friday // 13:56 | Viewed: 4547

175 Years Since the Birth of Bulgarian Revolutionary and Poet Hristo Botev

The 175th anniversary of the birth of revolutionary poet Hristo Botev will be celebrated on January 6 across the country with rituals with the participation of representative units from the Ground Forces, the Air Force, the Navy, the Joint Special Operati

Society » Culture | January 6, 2023, Friday // 09:39 | Viewed: 5642

The 5 Top Christmas Traditions in Bulgaria

Want to find out more about Bulgaria's festive traditions? Discover all of the unusual Eastern Orthodox traditions for Western travellers this Winter.

Society » Culture | December 20, 2022, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 5521

A Monument to the Lawyers-Saviors of the Bulgarian Jews will be erected in Sofia

A monument to the lawyers-saviors of the Bulgarian Jews to be erected in Sofia on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the rescue from the Holocaust

Society » Culture | December 15, 2022, Thursday // 09:29 | Viewed: 4092

Bulgaria: Book Fair in Sofia

The 49th Sofia International Book Fair opens today at the National Palace of Culture (NDK)

Society » Culture | December 6, 2022, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 4273

Wisdom from a Bulgarian Philosopher: By Wearing your Old Clothes, Things won't Work Out

As long as you are wearing your old clothes, your affairs will not go well. What will an old garment, full of dust, sweat and impurities, give you? If you put on a new garment, your soul will be happy and cheerful

Society » Culture | November 28, 2022, Monday // 13:39 | Viewed: 5738

Interesting Ways That Bulgaria Is Contributing to the Global Entertainment Industry

The entertainment industry has become a truly global business in recent years, and Bulgaria has contributed to it in some ways that not everyone is aware of.

Society » Culture | November 25, 2022, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 4304
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