A day in pictures

| updated on 4/23/19 4:33 PM

Hundreds of believers visit Backovo Monastery (southern Bulgaria) during the days of the Holy Week. They come to pray by the Miracle-working icon of the Holy Mother, patron of the monastery. Photo: BTA

Sofia Central Jailhouse plays host today to a boxing tournament among prisons from across the country. It is organized by the National Boxing Federation.  Photo: BGNES

A bas-relief of John Lennon made and donated by British artist Laura Lian, was unveiled at the Dobrin Petkov Music School in Plovdiv.  At the ceremony, students from the school performed some of the most popular songs of John Lennon and the Beatles. Photos: BTA

The Vocational High School for Architecture, Building and Geodesy in Veliko Tarnovo launches, April 22 through 24, a national competition for professional skills in the category “Construction works – best young builder” for academic year 2018/2019. Photo: BTA

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