Current News

Current News

Anniversary of the death of Konstantin Stoilov

Anniversary of the death of Konstantin Stoilov

3/23/2010 1:30:42 AM

Konstantin Stoilov was born in Plovdiv on September 23rd, 1853, in the well-to-do and patriotic family of Stoil Zacharliata. His mother belongs to the eminent clan of the Moravenov.

He graduated from the famous Robert College in Constantinople, then he got his PhD in Law in Heidelberg, Germany, and attended lectures in Civil Law in Paris. He became a member of the Masonic lodge while a student in Germany. He spoke fluent English, German, French and classical languages.

Twice a Prime Minister, several times a Foreign Minister, Law Minister, Interior Affairs Minister, and years in a row a Member of the National Assembly. He died too young - at the age of 47, and was buried with all the honors of a great statesman. I have always been conducted by true love to my country, he wrote in his diary….

 

SAMUEL, Prophet
SAMUEL, Prophet
8/20/2018 8:00:00 AM
The day of Prophet Samuel - Name day of everyone named Samuil.
 St. IVAN RILSKI (also known as St John of Rila)
St Ivan Rilski had lived in many places until he finally settled in the wonderful Rila Mountain where he founded a monastery that has been existing until now, for more than 1000 years.
SVETA BOGORODITSA (Holy Virgin Marys Day)
The Orthodox Church names this day Dormition of the Theotokos, also known in Eastern Orthodox world as Assumption Day or Holy Virgin Marys Day
Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ
August 6th, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ.
MAKAVEYAN DAYS - August 1-12
MAKAVEYAN DAYS - August 1-12
8/1/2018 9:00:00 AM
The traditional holidays called "Makaveyan Days" last for 12 days - from August 1st to August 12th.
ST. PANTELEYMON, the All-Merciful
ST. PANTELEYMON, the All-Merciful
7/27/2018 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Panteley, Dobra, Dobrin, Dobrina.T
Plovdiv hosts the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships
From July 26 until 29 the city of Plovdiv hosts the 2018 World Rowing Under 23 Championships.
St. Annas Summer Feastday (Dormition of the Mother of the Holy Virgin)
Name day of everyone named Anna, Yana, Enko.
Hills of Rock 2018 festival adds 14 new names to its lineup
Hills of Rock is getting bigger! 14 new names have been announced to the second edition of the Plovdiv festival.
St. Prophet Ilia (Ilinden)
St. Prophet Ilia (Ilinden)
7/20/2018 9:00:00 AM
St. Ilia is a Judaic prophet and a wandering hermit, who lived in the time of the Israeli king of Ahav and queen Iesavel.