Bulgaria marks 370 years since the publication of the first Bulgarian printed book - the collection of prayers "Abagar" . The book consists of five large sheets in the form of scrolls, on which short apocryphal prayers are printed . The sheets..
Tradition says that Easter eggs must be painted on Maundy Thursday by the oldest woman in the family. Wealthier households would dye 500-600 eggs – for all members of the family, for relatives and guests, for paupers and for travelers. Dyes..
In 1900, a 24-year old man coming from the family of a herbalist from Sopot left for Constantinople to learn the secret of herbs . His name was Ivan Raev and two decades later he was to make a name for himself in Italy as the inventor of “cura..