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Traditions & NameDays
5/5/2013 8:00:00 AM
This great feast is also known as Veliden, Vliden, Vazkresenie Hristovo. The Sunday after the first springtime full moon; one of the greatest springtime holidays, lasting for three days. Its place in the calendar coincides with the rebirth and flowering of Nature, with the triumph of Sun and of Life.
Celebrated by the Church as a day of the Resurrection of Church, in the folk tradition Velikden is associated with a multitude of pre-Christian conceptions. The morning on the first holiday (always a Sunday) all go to a solemn church service. The candle from church is taken back home.
Easter is a Christian holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead on the Sunday after his crucifixion on Good Friday and marking the end of Lent. Easter is the holiest day in the Christian calendar, followed by Christmas and is recognized as a legal holiday in most countries.
Gotse Delchev (1872-1903) was born on that date
1/23/2013 8:00:00 AM
"I conceive the world as a place for cultural competition between nations"
Gallery Renaissance presents “Athos – the cradle of faith” painting exhibition by Vasil Petrov
1/22/2013 3:48:27 PM
Gallery Renaissance – Old Town of Plovdiv will open the exhibition ” Athos – the cradle of faith” from Vasil Petrov. The exhibition will continue until 11.02.2013g.
Най-богатият на видове сладководен аквариум у нас отваря врати в Пловдив
1/22/2013 8:10:00 AM
Най-богатият сладководен аквариум в България отваря врати на 22 януари в Регионалния природонаучен музей в Пловдив.
Today is Hugging Day
1/21/2013 8:00:00 AM
National Hugging Day is celebrated on January 21st of each year
Book presentation at Hermes Central – Bookstore
1/21/2013 4:27:32 AM
The Journalist Georgi Raychevsky presents "Grandcafé Cristal"
PETLYOVDEN (Rooster’s Day)
1/20/2013 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Efthimios (Evtim, Euthim), (the name derives from the Sanskrit word "en", which designates infinity, the hidden god. Some people also interpret the name with the meaning of "kindliness")
Today is ATANASOVDEN (St. Athanasius Day)
1/18/2013 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Atanas, Atanaska, Nasso, Nacho, Tinka, Nasya, Totka.
Today is ANTONOVDEN (St. Anthony`s Day)
1/17/2013 9:46:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Anton (meaning priceless in Latin), Antonia, Antoanneta, Antoan, Andon, Doncho, Donka, Donna, Donny, Donyo, Tonyo, Tony.
YUZHNITSI - VERIZHNITSI FEASTDAY
1/16/2013 8:55:00 AM
That Feast Day is the first one of the group “Antonovden & Atanassovden” (in the period Jan.16-18) and acts as preparation to the next two larger holidays.
Menar Film Fest in Plovdiv
1/16/2013 6:57:22 AM
Today: Menar Film Fest