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..
A great feast of the Lord, celebrated since the 2 nd century AD, until the 4 th century the church celebrated it together with the Nativity of Christ, and the common holiday was called Epiphany. Later, it becamse customary to celebrate..
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..