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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
World Environment Day
World Environment Day
6/5/2012 2:51:30 PM
This year sees the 40th anniversary of the event that led to the establishment of World Environment Day. WED, as it is often called, was established by the United Nations General Assembly to mark the start of the UN Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm from 5thto 16th June 1972. The first World Environment Day was on 5th June 1973.
The Stockholm Conference was the first occasion that world leaders met to discuss the political, social and economic problems of the global environment with a view to actually doing something about it.
Each year World Environment Day is hosted by a different country and this year the host is Brazil and the theme is
Green Economy: Does it include you?
A Green Economy, according to the United Nations Environment Programme, is one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risk and ecological scarcities.
Plovdiv opens students training and careers National Forum
4/1/2013 3:23:00 PM
Plovdiv Fair opens doors for the National Forum for students’ training and careers entitled “National career days 2013 – Good Career, Good Life”.
Exhibition at Vyzrazhdane Gallery
4/1/2013 11:00:00 AM
The Vuzrazhdane Gallery presents Julian Yordanov
Fools Day (April 1st)
4/1/2013 10:00:00 AM
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.
Today is the 97th anniversary of Bulgarias staring to use the Gregorian Calendar
3/31/2013 10:00:00 AM
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….
March 27 - International Day of Theater
3/27/2013 8:00:00 AM
March 27th is celebrated each year arounf the world as the International Day of Theater.
BLAGOVESHTENIE (ANNUNCIATION DAY)
3/25/2013 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Blagovest/à, Blagoy, Blaga, Vangel, Evangelina, Bonka.Ritual table: fish (baked or boiled), flat cake, onion pastry.
3/23/2013 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Todor, Todorka, Teodor/a, Theo, Dora.
ITALIAN FESTIVAL OF BEAUTY AND HAIR-STYLE
3/22/2013 9:00:00 AM
From March 22 2013, Plovdiv will be the capital city of beauty in Bulgaria.
March 22nd – World Day of Water
3/22/2013 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.
European Fair for disabled employment opens in Plovdiv
3/21/2013 2:00:00 PM
The European Fair for disabled employment opens today in Plovdiv