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Koukeri Festival Rakovski 2012

Koukeri Festival Rakovski 2012

2/17/2012 11:19:48 AM
Over 1500 Koukeri (mummers’) dancers from Bulgaria und neighboring Macedonia have already enrolled to participate in the 12th International Festival of the Koukeri and Masquerade Games "Rakovski 2012", taking place on February 17 and 18, 2012.

for more info on the Koukeri rituals - www.igranka.com

Easter thoughts on Christ and his resurrection - the Turin shroud
Around Easter people always think and talk about miracles and the resurrection of Christ. The story of the Turin Shroud is one of the miraculous stories we have to accept and not seek for expalnati...
Easter Bunny History
Easter Bunny History
4/3/2018 9:00:00 AM
The Easter bunny has its origin in pre-Christian fertility lore.
HOLY WEEK before Easter
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Holy Week is the last week of Lent, the week immediately preceding Easter Sunday.
Fools Day (April 1st)
Fools Day (April 1st)
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There are quite a few nations today having in their calendar the April 1st Fools Day. For better or worse, we, Bulgarians, are among them.
TSVETNITSA - VRUBNITSA (Palm Sunday)
Name day of everyone named after a flower, bush or tree (Tsvetelina, Lilia, Yavor, Yassen, Roza, Iglika, Violeta, Varban, Latinka, Temenuga, Karamfila, Zdravko, Kamelia etc).
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In 1916, at midnight on 31st of March, Bulgaria “jumps” into future – instead of having April 1st as the next day, Bulgarians had April 14th….
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Name day for everyone having the name of  Lazar, Lazo, Lazarina, Lara.
March 27 -  International Day of Theater
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BLAGOVESHTENIE (ANNUNCIATION DAY)
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Name day of everyone named Blagovest/à, Blagoy, Blaga, Vangel, Evangelina, Bonka.Ritual table: fish (baked or boiled), flat cake, onion pastry.
March 22nd – World Day of Water
March 22nd – World Day of Water
3/22/2018 8:00:00 AM
The World Day of Water has been appointed by a decision of the UN Ecology and Development Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 1992.