The story of Midsummer's Day is like a beautiful fairy tale about the magic of herbs, youth and beauty. I t's a tale that we are happy to recall every year on June 24 to tell our children and thereby introduce them to folk wisdom and tradition...
The Madara Historical and Archaeological Reserve /15 km from the town of Shumen/ is hosting the National Medieval Fair "The Magical Madara". Its program includes demonstrations of weapons and clothing, training for children in archery, sword..
On June 24, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Nativity of St. John, the Forerunner and Baptist of the Lord. June 24 is also one of the biggest Bulgarian folk holidays − Midsummer's Day known here as Enyovden (Enyo’s Day) dedicated to herbs, water, sun,..
The traditional culture of every nation has preserved the so-called alternative (natural) methods of treatment. When official medicine does not help, people resort to the alternative methods hoping that the wisdom of their ancestors is stronger..
Enyovden (Midsummer's Day) is one of the most beloved holidays in the folk calendar of Bulgarians, which has deep roots in our traditions, thinking, and beliefs. It has a fixed date - always it is marked on June 24. It is also called St. John of..
On 24 June the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honours one of the most revered Christian saints – John the Baptist. In folklore tradition the day is called Enyovden , Midsummer’s day, and it is connected with different rituals and beliefs connected..
The Bulgarian Orthodox church marks the day of St. John the Baptist today. In folklore tradition the day is known as Enyovden and it is connected with a great many rituals for health and fertility, as well as divinations. Enyovden is known as herb..