Masquerade ritualsoriginated in ancient pagan times and they have been preserved to this day as part of Bulgarian folklore traditions. Mask games are mainly linked to the holidays in the period from Christmas to Easter. In the different..
Midwife’s Day (Babinden) is one of the big festivals dedicated to the women who helped young brides give birth. The holiday dates back to distant times and customs of the Slavs. Over time it lost its ritualistic customs, but is associated with a lot of..
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church pays respect to the memory of St. Athanasius the Great two times a year - on May 2 ( the day of his death) and on January 18, when his last return as Patriarch of Alexandria took place. On January 18 people traditionally..