Things to Know
Introduction To Bulgaria
The Cyrillic Alphabet & Bulgarian Language
Bulgarian Food & Cuisine
Beauty in the past of Bulgaria
Figures of Plovdiv
History of Plovdiv
Traditions & NameDays
Culture Events in Plovdiv
2/9/2012 11:52:14 AM
3/19/2016 10:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Todor, Todorka, Teodor/a, Theo, Dora.
The German genius Rudolph Diesel was born on that day back in 1858
3/18/2016 10:00:00 AM
Although Diesel was born in Paris, his parents were German. His father was a leather craftsman, and his mother a governess and language tutor. Rudolf was a good student in primary s...
SIRNI ZAGOVEZNI (Shrove Sunday/ Cheese Fasting)
3/13/2016 8:00:00 AM
Ritual table: cheese pastry, rite bread, cheese pumpkin, eggs, white halvah with nuts, fish.
Today is the Holocaust Day and the Victims of Crimes against Humanity Day
3/10/2016 10:00:00 AM
Bulgaria commemorates today “The Holocaust Day and the Victims of Crimes against Humanity Day”, appointed by a decree of the BG Ministerial Council on Feb.13th, 2003, which was celebrated for the first time ever that same year.
International Women’s Day
3/8/2016 9:00:00 AM
Bulgaria marks The International Women’s Day – March 8
MESNI ZAGOVEZNI (Meat Fasting Day)
3/6/2016 9:00:00 AM
Mesni Zagovezni (Meat Fasting Day) - celebrated 8 Sundays before Easter. After the All Souls; Day (Goliama Zadoushnitsa) on Saturday, the following day, Sunday, people celebrate the Orthodox Chur...
Today is ZADOUSHNITZA (All Souls’ Day)
3/5/2016 11:00:00 AM
ZADOUSHNITZA (All Souls’ Day):
March 3rd - the National Day of Bulgaria
3/3/2016 8:00:00 AM
What happened on that day and how long has it been celebrated? The San Stefano Peace Treaty between Russia and the Ottoman Empire was signed on February 19th (March 3rd, ...
Today is the BABA MARTA DAY
3/1/2016 8:00:00 AM
If you by any chance visit Bulgaria on the first day of March you are certain to notice almost every person decorated with small tokens made from red and white woollen threads.
Anniversary of the death of Vassil Levski
2/19/2016 9:00:00 AM
Today is the 142rd anniversary of the death of one of the greatest fighters for Bulgarian independence during the period of the Ottoman oprresion