ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio05_eng_19_12_09.mp3 Winter in Bulgaria these days is not as severe as the older generations remember it. We’ll tell you, however, what the folk legends and fairy tales say about it. Bulgarian..
An entire world could be enshrined in a ritual Bulgarian Christmas loaf of bread. The sun steps down from the heavens to shine from the round loaf of ritual bread. The Earth is re-incarnated in the wheat, from whose flour the loaf is baked. Symbolic..
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio07_eng_19_12_09.mp3 The entire cycle of holiday celebrations starting with Christmas and ending with Epiphany, January 6, is dedicated to making wishes, giving blessings and engaging in soothsaying..
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio08_eng_19_12_09.mp3 According to the Bulgarian tradition, the early risers on the first morning of the New Year were the unmarried girls and young men. It was no surprise, as the January 1, or St...
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio06_eng_19_12_09.mp3 By tradition Bulgarians prepare the most lavish variety of dishes for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. The culinary choice is amazing. The diversity of dishes is of special importance..
The way Christmas is celebrated in Bulgaria nowadays is very similar to the way this is done around the world - festoons, Christmas trees, men dressed up like Father Christmas giving out presents. Fortunately for us, alongside these festive elements,..
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio03_eng_19_12_09.mp3 Traditional Bulgarian folk songs abound in slice-of-life stories. They convey a message of the well being of ordinary people in the coming year. That is why the tour of Xmas..
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio02_eng_15_12_09.mp3 According to tradition, the Christmas holidays in Bulgaria start on December 20, Ignazhden, named after St. Ignatius of Antioch - and go on until December 27. In that period..
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio04_eng_14_12_09.mp3 Christmas is miracle time. The first who find out about season’s miracles, are the traditional Christmas carol singers who then spread the word among the community. These ritual..
ftp://files.bnr.bg/RadioBulgaria/Angliiska/Folklor/audio03_eng_14_12_09.mp3 The present-day exciting exchange of presents on Christmas and New Year was unknown to the traditional Bulgarian culture. Traditional ways of giving presents followed different..
Bulgaria is to introduce a lockdown, if Covid-19 morbidity reaches 1,000 new cases per 100,000 people and the number of Covid-19 patients in..
Contracts have been signed with 162 medical establishments and laboratories on the territory of the country for providing and performing rapid antigen..
As of Saturday, 30 October, Croatia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Moldova enter the red zone with respect to entry into Bulgaria. From the red zone,..