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On 24 May, Bulgaria celebrates its 'spiritual Easter'

| updated on 5/24/24 5:12 PM
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"Only those who do not understand the cost of the devastation caused by ignorance can fear the cost of education. Bulgaria's enlightenment, faith and culture have built it as a country of the spirit and preserved our nation," said President Rumen Radev at the 24 May celebration in Sofia. The day honours the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius and Bulgarian writing, culture, the Enlightenment and Slavic literature.

President Rumen Radev
The festive procession to the National Library was led by the President, the caretaker Prime Minister and the Minister of Education. Teachers, students, pupils and citizens took part in the march. "The Bulgarian language makes Bulgaria borderless, with almost 400 Sunday schools in 55 countries on six continents," said Education Minister Galin Tsokov.

From left to right: Acting Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev, President Rumen Radev and Sofia Mayor Vasil Terziev.

Celebratory processions and events for 24 May were held across the country.


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