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Orthodox Celebration: Honoring the Mother of God on the Second Day of Christmas

In the Orthodox Church, December 26 marks a significant celebration dedicated to the Holy Mother of God and Saint Joseph, commemorating their roles in the life of Jesus Christ

Society » Culture | December 26, 2023, Tuesday // 09:03 | Viewed: 5230

Bulgarians Celebrate the Birth of Christ, Thousands have a Name Day

Bulgarian Christians commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ today, marking the Nativity with traditions and festivities. Name day celebrations abound

Society » Culture | December 25, 2023, Monday // 10:50 | Viewed: 3865

Christmas Eve in Bulgaria: Cherished Traditions and Family Celebrations

As Bulgarians mark Christmas Eve on December 24, it signifies not just the day before the birth of the Son of God but also a cherished occasion for family gatherings and time-honored customs

Society » Culture | December 24, 2023, Sunday // 09:30 | Viewed: 5798

Unveiling Bulgaria's Ignazhden: A Time-Honored Celebration of Beginnings

Bulgaria commemorates Ignazhden on December 20, a cherished festivity honoring Saint Ignatius of Antioch. This day holds historical significance, tracing back to ancient traditions intertwining with the Christian narrative

Society » Culture | December 20, 2023, Wednesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 5084

Bulgaria: Borissov And Petkov Agree On Record Budget For Culture

In a groundbreaking move, Bulgaria prepares to approve an unprecedented budget allocation for culture following the upcoming vote on Budget 2024

Society » Culture | December 13, 2023, Wednesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 4445

Bulgarian Households Spend Little on Culture

Recent Eurostat findings shed light on Bulgarian households' cultural spending, indicating a meager 1.5% expenditure on cultural goods and services in 2020

Society » Culture | December 11, 2023, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 4340

Bulgarian Author Zdravka Evtimova's Sci-Fi Novel Hits American Shelves

Renowned Bulgarian author Zdravka Evtimova has scored a literary win with the publication of her science fiction novel, "He May Wear My Silence," in the USA

Society » Culture | December 8, 2023, Friday // 08:37 | Viewed: 4426

Artists Protest Low Budget: Demand Higher Pay and Cultural Funding

People within the art sector staged a protest outside the Council of Ministers, pressing for increased pay and a substantial boost in the cultural budget for the upcoming year

Society » Culture | December 6, 2023, Wednesday // 17:02 | Viewed: 4080

Bulgaria: Museums in are Demanding 50% More Money in 2024

Museums in Bulgaria insist on receiving 50% more money next year for the maintenance and modernization of the fund storage and exhibition halls, as well as for raising wages in the sector, as there is a mass departure of specialists

Society » Culture | December 6, 2023, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 4127

Bulgaria Celebrates St. Nicholas Day: A Tradition of Faith and Festivity

Bulgarians across the country observed the Day of Saint Nicholas on December 6, known as Nikulden, commemorating the revered figure of St. Nicholas of Myra

Society » Culture | December 6, 2023, Wednesday // 09:08 | Viewed: 4765

Celebrating 50 Years: Sofia Welcomes International Book Fair

The 50th edition of the Sofia International Book Fair, themed "We create stories. We create history," commences from December 5 to 10 at the National Palace of Culture

Society » Culture | December 5, 2023, Tuesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 3680

Plovdiv's Old Town to Host Spectacular Three-Day Wine Festival

Get ready for the much-anticipated Young Wine Parade festival, set to kick off in Plovdiv's historic Old Town this Friday for a thrilling three-day celebration

Society » Culture | November 24, 2023, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 4011

Bulgarian Artist Radoslava Antonova Kostadinova Unveils 'Haikus': A Journey Through Words and Nature

Renowned Bulgarian artist Radoslava Antonova Kostadinova has recently unveiled her latest creation, "Haikus," a captivating collection of poems that invites readers into a world shaped by nature, seasons, love, and personal experiences

Society » Culture | November 23, 2023, Thursday // 15:51 | Viewed: 3141

Lviv National Opera and Ballet to Grace Sofia's Stage in Exclusive Western Europe Tour Stop

Experience the vibrant artistry of the Lviv National Opera and Ballet as they take center stage at Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK) on May 15, 2024, in an exclusive Western Europe performance

Society » Culture | November 23, 2023, Thursday // 15:13 | Viewed: 3748

Orthodox Tradition: The Reverence of the Christian Family on Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is an esteemed event celebrated by Orthodox and Catholic Churches on November 21, recognized as a day of Christian Family and Youth by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Society » Culture | November 21, 2023, Tuesday // 08:30 | Viewed: 4120

Christmas Fasting Begins

For Orthodox Christians, Christmas fasting begins today. In church tradition, they are established in honor of the upcoming great holiday dedicated to the birth of the Savior of the world - Jesus Christ

Society » Culture | November 15, 2023, Wednesday // 11:00 | Viewed: 6350

The Russian Church in Sofia will be Reopened

The first service is expected to be on Saturday

Society » Culture | November 9, 2023, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 4919

Archangel All Souls’ Day in Bulgaria: A Day of Remembrance and Tradition

In Bulgaria, Archangel All Souls' Day, known as "Zadushnitsa," is a day of solemn remembrance and reverence for departed loved ones

Society » Culture | November 4, 2023, Saturday // 07:28 | Viewed: 4402

Discovering Bulgaria's Hidden Treasures: Top Attractions and Unexplored Wonders

In my opinion, Bulgaria is one of Europe's most overlooked nations.

Society » Culture | October 30, 2023, Monday // 11:24 | Viewed: 5655

Today marks 115 Years since Bulgaria’s Independence

On September 22, 1908, Bulgaria rejected its political vassal dependence on the Ottoman Empire, a result of the decisions of the Berlin Congress in 1878, and became a sovereign state, an equal partner of the other European countries

Society » Culture | September 22, 2023, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 4947

Bulgarians honor the Saints Faith, Hope, Love and Sofia

Today, the church honors the memory of the holy martyrs Faith, Hope, Love and Sofiaand pays tribute to the Christian virtues whose names they bear

Society » Culture | September 17, 2023, Sunday // 08:46 | Viewed: 7021
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