Current News

Current News

Triphon Zarezan Feast Day - the day of vine-growers and wine-producers

Triphon Zarezan Feast Day - the day of vine-growers and wine-producers

2/14/2009 4:05:34 PM

On the occasion of the professional feast day of vine-growers, Trifon Zarezan (celebrated on the same day as the popular St Valentine?s Day), the National Bank BNB releases its latest specially minted theme coin dedicated to ?Vine-Growing and Wine Production?. Its nominal is 5 BGN but it is going to be sold for 22 BGN each.

Is obverse side displays the emblem of the bank and the year 1879, written on the ribbon, while the reverse side displays grapes with three leaves and a bottle of wine that have all been brightly colored. A singling bird stays on top of the composition. The sign above says in Bulgarian ?The Taste of the Sun?. Ivan Todorov and Plamen Dzhermanov are the authors of the Artisitic design.

More on the Triphon Zarezan Feast Day ? here

 

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
4/23/2019 9:00:00 AM
The Easter bunny has its origin in pre-Christian fertility lore.
World Book and Copyright Day
World Book and Copyright Day
4/23/2019 6:00:00 AM
World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on 23 April, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
Earth Day
Earth Day
4/22/2019 11:00:00 AM
Earth Day is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment.
HOLY WEEK before Easter
HOLY WEEK before Easter
4/22/2019 8:00:00 AM
Holy Week is the last week of Lent, the week immediately preceding Easter Sunday.
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).
Anniversary of the April Uprising
Anniversary of the April Uprising
4/20/2019 12:57:00 PM
Various initiatives throughout Bulgaria are to mark today the 143. anniversary since the April Uprising.
Today is LAZAROVDEN (St. Lazarus’ Day)
Name day for everyone having the name of  Lazar, Lazo, Lazarina, Lara.
12.04.1961 - First space flight
12.04.1961 - First space flight
4/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
On April 12, 1961, Gagarin became the first human to travel into space in Vostok 1
Today we mark International Roma Day
On April 8 we mark International Roma Day. On the occasion Sofia will be the venue of a forum entitled “European funds: possibilities for support of Roma integration”.