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..
At the end of the Holy Week after Easter, Orthodox Christians revere the memory of one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ, St. Thomas the Apostle. This is the first Sunday after the Resurrection of Christ called in Bulgaria the Sunday of Saint..