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Calendar of events and anniversaries - March 2006

3/2/2006 9:25:50 AM
  • March 5th - 40th anniversary of the death of Anna Ahmatova (1893-1966), Russian poetess
  • March 5th - 150th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Vrubel (1856-1910), Russian painter, graphic artist and illustrator.
  • March 6th - 110th anniversary of the birth of Nikola Obreshkov (1896-1963), BG mathematician, greatly contributed to development of BG mathematics
  • March 9th - 80th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Davidkov (1926-1990), BG poet and translator. 
  • March 21st  - 135th anniversary of the death of Dr Peter Beron (1800-1886), BG Revival period figure, doctor of medicine, author of the famous "Riben Boukvar" (The Fish Alphabet Book) that lay the foundations of the public education in Bulgaria during the period of Ottoman oppression. 
  • March 27th - 120th anniversary of the death of Dobri Chintoulov (1822-1886), BG Revival period poet. 
  • March 30th - 260th anniversary of the birth of Francisco de Goya (1746-1828), Spanish painter  
  • March 21st -  420th anniversary of the birth of Rene Decart (1596-1650), French philosopher, mathematician, physicist, physiologist.
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
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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)
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That day back in 791 AD, Bulgarian Army led by Khan Kardam won the battle by the Markella Fortress
The name of Kardam is first encountered in the Byzantine sources in 791, when Emperor Constantine VI embarked on an expedition against Bulgaria
Celebrating the anniversary of Levski birth
Celebrations of the 176th anniversary of Levskis birth will open July 14th, by a long-distance race.