On the 50th day after Easter, we mark the birthday of the Christian Church - Pentecost. This is one of the greatest Christian holidays along with Christ's Nativity and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ . On this day, according to the Holy Scriptures, the..
All Souls' Day, known as Cherry All Souls'Day, after the fruit popular in this season, falls on the Saturday before Pentecost. On this day Orthodox Christians honour their dead, go to their graves to clean them and pour water and red wine..
On the second day of the Bright Week also known as Bright Tuesday the Orthodox Christians honor Theotokos (the Mother of God). No wedding ceremonies or other celebrations are held during the Bright Week (Pascha Week), because these festive days are..
Christians in Bulgaria mark Pentecost, which is always observed on Sunday, 50 days after Easter. His Holiness Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte has served a solemn liturgy in the Romanian Orthodox Holy Trinity Church in Sofia, where bishop of Contsanza..
All Souls' Day, known as Cherry All Souls'Day, after the fruit popular in this season, falls on the Saturday before Pentecost. On this day Orthodox Christians honour their dead, go to their graves to clean them and pour water and red wine over them..
The Orthodox Church marks on June 19 one of the biggest religious feasts- Pentecost. The feast is always marked on the 50 th day after Easter. The Pentecost is based on the New Testament, where it refers to the occasion of the descent of the Holy..
Alongside other tree species like oak, sycamore and pine, the walnut is one of the symbols of the World Tree. In traditional belief, in winter the Sun is in its roots, so it is cold. The walnut tree is also seen as the passage from..