The Assumption is one of the biggest summer holidays, marked by the Orthodox Church on August 15 (August 28, according to old style calendar.) The holiday has its origins in the Jerusalem Church and is one of the most ancient celebrations, dedicated..
Thousands of Plovdiv residents and guests of the city tasted the pudding distributed on "Ashure Day" . According to tradition, the festivities were held in the city center in front of the Djumaya Mosque. For another year, the Muslim..
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates today one of its great feasts - the Transfiguration of the Lord. It dates back to the first centuries of Christianity and is associated with one of the most important Gospel events - the appearance of Jesus..
Archaeologists unearthed a new temple at Perperikon, Bulgarian News Agency BTA reports. According to archeologist Professor Nikolai..
On 18 August the Bulgarian Orthodox church marks the Assumption of St. John (Yoan) of Rila, the most revered Bulgarian saint, protector of Bulgaria,..