Exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences shows Veliki Preslav Treasure

Visitor to the National Archaeological Museum have the opportunity to see the biggest medieval treasure of Bulgaria – that from Veliki Preslav. The most representative finds from the period of grandeur of the second Bulgarian medieval capital..

published on 11/10/19 10:00 AM

Archangel All Souls' Day: God's Angels Watching over Righteous Souls

Today is Archangel All Souls' Day and believers recall of the care of God’s angels for the dead. According to Orthodox tradition, Saturday is a day to commemorate the dead, so Archangel All Souls' Day is marked on the first Saturday before..

published on 11/2/19 8:50 AM

Orthodox Christians celebrate feast day of Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki

On October 26, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks the feast day of Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki. The martyr is sometimes called “protector of Balkans” and is widely revered by Greeks, Bulgarians, Serbs and Russians. Born in the 3rd..

published on 10/26/19 8:00 AM

Saint Ivan Rilski – the most revered Bulgarian saint

On October 19, the Bulgarian people and the Orthodox Church pay honor to St. John of Rila / 876-946 / Until the age of 25, he was an ordinary shepherd before accepting monasticism and preaching in various places, mainly during the time of rule..

published on 10/19/19 8:00 AM

Great Martyr Zlata of Maglen – patron saint of Bulgarians living abroad

The Great Martyr Zlata of Maglen is regarded a patron saint of all Bulgarians living abroad. Zlata was born in the 18 th century in a poor Bulgarian family in the village of Slatina, in the Bulgarian province of Maglen (today Chrysi, Greece)..

published on 10/18/19 1:28 PM

Tomić Psalter exhibited in Bulgaria for the first time

The Tomić Psalter, one of the most valuable manuscripts preserved since the Middle Ages, is to be exhibited in Sofia for the first time. The valuable relic from the "second golden age" of Bulgaria leaves for the first time the archives of the..

published on 10/12/19 9:10 AM

Historic Greatness exhibition takes us back to the golden years of Bulgaria’s history

Bulgaria’s history keeps a lot of evidence about this country’s heroic past. The multiple military victories won by our ancestors before and during the First and the Second Bulgarian Kingdom made Bulgaria a key geostrategic player in..

published on 10/9/19 2:50 PM

Sofia to host first edition of the Week of Orthodox Culture between October 7 and 13

Between October 7 and 13 Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will host the first edition of the Week of Orthodox Culture. Omofor publishing house is an organizer of the event. It is held with the assistance of the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture. The event..

published on 10/6/19 9:35 AM

Ancient knowledge is encoded on the façade of the church in Prauzhda

Pagan symbols carved on the façade of a small village church take us to encoded knowledge from the dawn of civilization. Later, the Bogomils left their mark there. The images of people, animals, flowers and crosses still remain unsolved,..

published on 10/6/19 8:00 AM

Archaeologists prove that Lower Danube region bubbled with life and well-being in the first century

The archaeologists who continued this summer the excavations of the Early Roman camp and fortress Almus in the town of Lom came across valuable finds. These findings shed light on the history of the whole region near the Danube River. The first..

published on 10/3/19 1:10 PM