Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2023 All Rights Reserved

Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. Clement of Ohrid

Photo: BGNES-archive

On November 25 the Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. Clement of Ohrid, a Bulgarian scholar and founder of the Ohrid Literary School. St. Clement of Ohrid is considered to be the first bishop of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and one of the Seven Saints. St. Clement of Ohrid was one of the most prominent disciples of Saints Cyril and Methodius, who contributed to the creation of the Slavonic alphabet. It is no coincidence that the saint was chosen as a patron of the first university in Bulgaria - Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski” (founded in 1888), which today celebrates its patron saint's day.

The newly elected professors will receive their certificates on the patron saint’s day of Bulgaria’s biggest university. The award ceremony Best Young Scientist of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski" will also take place today.

The Bulgarian Antarctic base on Livingston Island was also named after St. Clement of Ohrid.

Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

European Digital Innovation Hub Zagore to be unveiled in Stara Zagora

The European Digital Innovation Hub Zagore-Synergy for Green Regional Digital Transformation of Bulgaria’s South-east Region will be unveiled in the town of Stara Zagora on 30 January. Over the next 3 years, it will ensure high-performance..

published on 1/30/23 6:05 AM
Caretaker Minister of Interior Ivan Demerdzhiev

Caretaker Minister of Interior Ivan Demerdzhiev to hold a working meeting in Skopje

Bulgaria’s caretaker Minister of Interior Ivan Demerdzhiev and the Chairman of the State Agency for National Security Plamen Tonchev are expected to visit Skopje on January 30. They will discuss the organisation of the upcoming commemoration of the..

published on 1/30/23 5:05 AM

Weather forecast for Bulgaria for Monday, January 30

It will be partly cloudy on Monday. However, clouds will increase from the west in the evening hours. The lowest temperatures will fluctuate between minus 4°C and 1°C, for Sofia-minus 3°C. Daytime highs will range from 0°C to 5°C, for Sofia-around..

published on 1/29/23 5:25 PM