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Anniversary from the death of Tsar Ivan Shishman (June 3rd, 1395)

Anniversary from the death of Tsar Ivan Shishman (June 3rd, 1395)

6/3/2012 11:00:00 AM
Tsar Ivan Shishman, son of Tsar Ivan Alexander, was the ruler of the Turnovo Kingdom. His half-brother (also son of Ivan Alexander), Ivan Sratsimir ruled over the Vidin Kingdom.

Late 14th century was the period of Bulgaria shredded into smaller kingdoms and counties, which made it weaker and more accessible to the incoming invasion of the Ottoman Turks (they invaded Turnovo in 1393, and the whole of Bulgaria in 1396).

Ivan Shishmans contemporaries gave different stories about his death. The most probable seems the information of the Bulgarian Anonymous Chronicles from the 15th century, according to which Tsar Ivan Shishman was decapitated near Nikopol on June 3rd, 1395. The presence of his image in icons in numerous Revival-period churches serves to prove the tendency towards the so-called "canonization by the people themselves" .

March 22nd – World Day of Water
March 22nd – World Day of Water
3/22/2014 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.
ITALIAN FESTIVAL OF BEAUTY AND HAIR-STYLE
From March 21 2014, Plovdiv will be the capital city of beauty in Bulgaria.
March 20 – International Francophony Day
The first "sommet de la Francophonie" took place in Paris in 1986. About 44 countries took part in it.
Spring is here !
Spring is here !
3/20/2014 7:00:00 AM
Spring is here
Two International Exhibitions open today in Plovdiv
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Wine and liquor tasting in Plovdiv
Wine and liquor tasting in Plovdiv
3/10/2014 11:00:00 AM
A wine and liquor tasting fair has gone underway in Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city.
Today is the Holocaust Day and the Victims of Crimes against Humanity Day
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TODOROVDEN
TODOROVDEN
3/8/2014 10:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Todor, Todorka, Teodor/a, Theo, Dora.
International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day
3/8/2014 9:00:00 AM
Bulgaria marks The International Women’s Day – March 8