A day in pictures

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During the past night and today the paying of tribute to Elder Dobri, laying in state at the church in Baylovo, continues. He passed away yesterday at the age of 103. Elder Dobri was one of the biggest private donors to Christian temples across Bulgaria, for which he was popularly known as the Saint from Baylovo. Although Elder Dobri liveda humble life in the church yeard, he donated in his life over EUR 40,000 (own money and money donated by generous Bulgarians). Photo: BGNES

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The ritual of pruning the vines was reenacted in the yard of the Ethnography and Revival Center St. Sofronii of Vratsa on the occasion of the wine feast celebrating Trifon Zarezan. Photo: BTA


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A unique ceramic plaque with proto-script on it, dating back to 8 000 years ago, was shown at the Sliven Regional Museum of History. Photo: BTA

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On the occasion of St. Valentine’s Day the red light in the street lights on several crossroads in Sofia were altered in the shape of a heart. The surprise prepared by Sofia Municipality brought smiles to the faces of the numerous passers by, many of who stopped to take photo or make a selfie with the love-streetlights in the background. Photo: BGNES


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