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News from Plovdiv and the region

News from Plovdiv and the region

2/6/2006 5:20:43 AM

National Award for purity of BG language

National Award for purity of BG language was founded in Karlovo. The award will be wearing the name of the eminent BG Revival period figure who was the publisher of the first newspaper ?Bulgarian Eagle?, Dr Ivan Bogorov. The Deputy Mayor of the Karlovo Municipality, Dipl. Eng. Dimiter Katsev had a meeting with representatives of the Union of BG Journalists and the Union of BG Writers on the occasion. He invited the two groups of intellectuals to become co-founders of that award.

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Bazaar Exhibition

The Ivan Vazov National Library in Plovdiv and the Presidency of the Russian Academy of Sciences for Eastern Europe invite you all to a bazaar exhibition ?The Latest Scientific and Popular Literature from Russia?. It is opening February 6th, 3.30 PM, at the Library Foyer, and is closing February 10th.

 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.
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