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Bulgarian military marches – history and modernity

On May 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors St. George – martyr for the Christian faith who lived in the end of the 3 rd and the beginning of the 4th century. St. George is depicted in icons as slaying a dragon. According to..

06.05.14 09:05 |

Gergiovden: greenery, lamb and merrymaking

"Colorful George went out to go round fields and green woods…” – such lyrics are often found in folk songs that to this day are performed on Gergiovden, the traditional version of St. George’s Feast, May 6.   One of the best loved..

06.05.14 08:05 |

Apuesto, florido, entrañable Jorge…

“Salió Jorge el Florido a recorrer los sembradíos y los bosques verdes”… Este tema está presente en muchas canciones folclóricas interpretadas hasta hoy en San Jorge (6 de mayo, según el calendario cristiano ortodoxo). Es una de las..

05.05.14 09:00 |

The true story of Hristina Morfova

Hristina Morfova was one of the foremost European singers in the early 20 c. Born in the southern Bulgarian city of Stara Zagora and educated in the Paris Conservatory, the operatic diva began her career abroad. In 1915 she joined the Bulgarian..

30.04.14 15:06 |
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Sofia Orchestra turns fifty

The Sofia Orchestra marked its jubilee on April 16, the date on which it was founded fifty years ago. The idea for this belongs to Stefan Kolev and Ilyan Sabadoshev. “It is important to know the history of Bulgarian music,..

24.04.14 12:31 |

La Orquesta “Sofía” cumple 50 años

El 16 de abril de 1964 fue creada la orquesta “Sofía”. El medio centenario de su creación fue conmemorado este año en la misma fecha en el club capitalino, Tea House. La idea de organizar esta fiesta fue de Stefan Kolev e Ilian Sabadoshev. “Para..

22.04.14 13:13 |

Bulgaristan’da yumurta boyama geleneği çok farklı

Paskalya günlerinde Bulgar halkının gelenekleri dönüştürme yeteneğinin eseri olan bir dizi adet canlandırılıyor. Bizim topraklarımızda Paskalya yortusu, putperestlikten kalan rengarenk ilk bahar göreneklerini tamamen kaldırılmadı. Bazıları otantik..

19.04.14 11:05 |
A record for decorating the greatest number of eggs simultaneously was set in Sofia last year. It took hundreds of participants three minutes to paint 2,500 eggs.

In the beginning was the egg: the tradition of decorated Easter eggs in Bulgaria

The knack of transforming every tradition is a hallmark in Bulgaria that has given rise to a number of Easter rituals. In our lands, religious feasts have never fully replaced the colourful pagan rituals for welcoming spring. Some of them have..

19.04.14 08:00 |

Tsvetnitsa(söğüt) bayramı

13 Nisan’da ülkemizde Tsvetnitsa, Türkçe’de Söğüt bayramı veya Dallar pazarı olarak bilinen bayram kutlanıyor. Bu günde çiçek ve ağaç ismini taşıyan kişiler isim günü de kutluyor. Tsvetnitsa her zaman Paskalya Yortusu, halk dilinde “Kızıl yumurta “..

12.04.14 07:25 |

Lazaritsa and Tsvetnisa

Though an integral part in the cycle of a few great Christian feasts, the folklore celebrations of Lazaritsa (equivalent of the Feast of Saint Lazarus) and Tsvetnitsa (equivalent of Palm Sunday) are distinctly Bulgarian. They..

12.04.14 07:20 |