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
Panagyurishte Gold Treasure back to hometown
4/17/2012 11:09:01 AM
With a solemn ceremony, the treasury hall in Panagyrishte was opened, where the original of the celebrated Panagyurishte Gold Treasure will be displayed for one month. Vice President Margarita Popova, Deputy PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov, heirs of the treasure’s discoverers, historians, curators and public figures were present at the opening. This country has inherited various cultures – Thracians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantians etc. have all lived here, and the more the world sees of us, the more it will become aware that we are a small nation of substance, the minister of culture said at the ceremony. He announced that the next stopover of the Thracian gold treasure that has been touring the world for years, will be the Czech Republic.
210 years of the first early Bulgarian printed book
12/7/2016 8:00:00 AM
In 1806 the first early Bulgarian book Nedelnik (Kiriakodromion) written by Sofronii of Vratsa was printed.
NIKULDEN (St. Nicholas the Wonderworker)
12/6/2016 8:00:00 AM
Name day for everyone named Nikola, Nikolay, Kolyo, Nikolina, Neno, Nenka, Nikolina, Nina.
ST. SAVA (also: St. Savva or St. Sabbas the Sanctified)
12/5/2016 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Sava, Slavka, Slav, Vladislav, Slavi.
ST. VARVARA (St. Barbara) - December 4
12/4/2016 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Varvara, Barbara.
World AIDS Day
12/1/2016 9:00:00 AM
The ends of the red ribbon are pointed to the ground today, symbolizing the life that is disappearing.
Today is St.Andrews Day
11/30/2016 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Andrey, Andriana (the name has the meaning “masculine”, therefore “strong”).
KATERININDEN (St. Catherines Day)
11/24/2016 10:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Ekaterina, Katerina, Katya.
ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKI
11/23/2016 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Alexander, Alexandra, Sasho, Sashka, Tsanko. The name derives from Old Greek, having the meaning of “protector of the men”.
Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy God's Mother
11/21/2016 8:00:00 AM
The Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy God's Mother, according to Holy Tradition, this took place in the following manner: the parents of the Virgin Mary, Righteous Joachim and Anna, praying for an end to their childlessness, vowed that if a child were born to them, they would dedicate it to the service of God.
St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist is commemorated by the Orthodox Church on November 16
11/16/2016 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Matey.St. Matthew