Ivanovden (the feast of St. John the Baptist) is one of the most revered Bulgarian winter holidays. On this day, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. John the Baptist, the last of the Old Testament prophets who..
On January 7 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors Saint John the Baptist- the last prophet of the Old Testament who baptized Jesus Christ in Jordan River. The feast is known in Bulgaria as Ivanovden. A total of 359,753 people (Ivan, Ivanka, Ioan,..
After the Christmas and New Year holidays Epiphany and the Synaxis of St. John the Baptist are among the most popular winter holidays in Bulgaria. In the sphere of spirituality they seem to purify the festive atmosphere from the material..