Holidays, 04 February 2012
10 February 2013
Honey and beehives are sanctified that day by performing a ritual for health and rich harvest. On St. Haralambos's Day, sick or blind people go to church and pray for healing. A... |more|
11 February 2013
Orthodox Church celebrates the day of the holy martyr St. Vlassios (Blassios; Blaise), the Sebastian bishop, on that day. He died as a martyr during the time of the Roman Emperor Licinius (308-324).
01 March 2013
The month of March, according to Bulgarian folklore, marks the beginning of springtime. Therefore, the first day of March is a traditional holiday associated with sending off the winter and welcoming ... |more|
03 March 2013
Following the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-78 and the Treaty of San Stefano of March 3, 1878, an autonomous Bulgarian principality was proclaimed.... |more|
04 March 2013
Name day of everyone named Gerasim.
St. Gerasimus was a well-known saint who lived in the 5th c. He first learned asceticism in the Egyptian Thebaid, then went to the Jordan... |more|
08 March 2013
Name day of everyone named Mladen, Mladenka.
According to the Bulgarian national traditions, it is believed that land is getting warmer and ready to be cultivated. That day,... |more|
10 March 2013
Chrristian feastday. No fixed date.
Mesni Zagovezni (Meat Fasting Day) is celebrated 8 Sundays before Easter.
After the All Souls' Day (Goliama Zadoushnitsa) on Saturday, the following day, Sunda... |more|
11 March 2013
The Bulgarian Orthodox Chirch celebrates honours the memory of Sofronii Vrachanski (1739-1813).
Sofronii Vrachanski was born Stoiko Vladislavov in the central Bulgarian village of Kotel in 1739. He... |more|
17 March 2013
Seven weeks before Easter and one week after the Meat Fasting is celebrated Shrove Sunday, also known as Cheese Fasting - a holiday, which marks the beginning of the longest period of fasting during t... |more|
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23 March 2013
The first Saturday of the Easter Lent, the East Orthodox calendar celebrates Todorovden (St. Theodore's Day) - the feast is also popular by the names of "Tudoritsa" or "Horse E... |more|