The Macedonian church is to canonize hieromonk Yoakim Kurchovski , a prominent figure of Bulgaria’s National Revival Period on 22 May at Osogovo monastery in North Macedonia. He is titled “first Macedonian enlightener and teacher of Macedonians from..
This year, May 2 holds a special importance for Muslims in Bulgaria. Today begins the Ramazan Bayramı (Eid al-Fitr) - the three-day holiday that Muslims celebrate at the end of the special month of foregiveness known as Ramadan. The exact..
“You must know that Europeis appalled by your methods and will kick you out of here soon. Your game is over!”- This is not a political quote from the latest new stream. These are words by Tsanko Dyustabanov – a Bulgarian revolutionary and..
On the third day after Easter, when the Orthodox Church celebrates Bright Tuesday, a prayer procession takes place in Momchilovtsi village in the Rhodopes, known by the locals as St. Letenia. It is unique in this part of the country and was..
Worshipers from all over the country accompanied the miraculous icon from Bulgaria's Bachkovo Monastery in the traditional liturgical procession to the Kluviata area , where the icon was found. At the beginning of the 17th century, on Bright Monday,..
Easter Monday marks the beginning of the Bright Week, in which the Church glorifies the Holy Apostles and the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is a time when the Resurrection of Jesus Christ brings enlightenment and hope of eternal life to all. Each of..
It is Easter again. For more than two millennia, Christ’s Resurrection has been making Christians believe in life after death. However, for the third year running, the joy of Orthodox Christians has been going hand in hand with severe trials-..
According to Christian belief, Good Friday is the saddest and darkest day for all followers of Jesus Christ, the day commemorating Christ’s crucifixion and death upon the cross. Jesus became the true Lamb of God that took away the sins of the..
A written proposal has been sent to the Bulgarian Parliament to include April 20 as an official holiday in Bulgaria's national calendar, historian Prof. Plamen Pavlov told BNR. "The letter does not come from me alone, it comes from the Vasil..
The earth awakens from hibernation, the sun smiles at us and the variety of flowers begins to accompany us in our daily lives. In such a pastoral picture of life comes one of the most favourite holidays of Bulgarians - Palm Sunday, known in Bulgaria..
Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodora Genchovska together with the official Bulgarian delegation to Rome, led by Prime Minister Kiril..
The struggle for the border is a struggle for statehood, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Kiril Petkov told Deputy Agriculture Minister Ivan Hristanov . The two..
The event is organized on the initiative of a group of Bulgarians in Hamburg. In this industrial center of Germany people with Bulgarian roots..