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24 May – The Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture

The 24th of May is the day when the Slavic countries celebrate the Cyrillic alphabet as a day of education, knowledge and culture. Many people usually refers to it as the Russian alphabet which is a common mistake. In fact the Cyrillic alphabet was founded in the 9th century by two theologians from Thessaloniki in the Byzantium Empire. There… Continue reading 24 May – The Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture

Bulgarian Cuisine · Bulgarian Orthodoxism · Politics · Traditions

St George Day-A Day of Lamb & Armies

On the 6th of May Bulgarians celebrate Georgivden- St George Day. The key words of this day celebrations are Lamb and Army. The legend of St George has it roots in the Eastern country’s and was brought to Europe by the crusaders. The Orthodox Church adopted the legend of this brave man around the 7th century. St… Continue reading St George Day-A Day of Lamb & Armies

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Bulgarian Easter

The Orthodox Christian celebrates Easter according to the Julian calendar. The Orthodox countries on Balkan have many similarities when it comes to the Easter celebration, however there are local variations of the feast. No matter if you are religious or not, there are certain traditions that still lives on in the Bulgarian modern life with focus on the food and the… Continue reading Bulgarian Easter