Bulgarians Celebrate the Birth of Christ

Society | December 25, 2021, Saturday // 09:57
Bulgaria: Bulgarians Celebrate the Birth of Christ Pixabay

Christians today celebrate the Birth of Christ, the birth of God's son Jesus Christ.

According to the Gospel, the birth of Christ took place in the city of Bethlehem, in the Roman province of Judea. At the moment of Christmas, a wonderful light blazed in the sky, an angel appeared, who informed the nearby shepherds that the Savior had come into the world.

With His Nativity, Christ brings a particle of the holiness of heavenly peace. With his coming to earth, the beginning of a new era is marked.

Bulgarians have been celebrating Christmas since midnight after Christmas Eve. According to tradition, only young men take part in the Christmas custom of koledari.

Today the fasts end. There is a festive service in the temples. The Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte will celebrate the Holy Liturgy for the Nativity of Christ in the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky.

On December 25, name day is celebrated by Hristo, Radoslav, Radostin, Bozhidar, Emil, Emanuel, Hristian, Reneta, Hristiana, Christian, Christiana, Kristina, Hristina, and others.

/OFFNews

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Society » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Christ, Christmas, birth, name, December, Bulgarians
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria