Holidays, 16 April 2018
25 April 2018
Name day of everyone named Marko.
The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark, also known as John Mark, was one of the Seventy Apostles, and was also a nephew of St. Barnabas. He wa... |more|
01 May 2018
Traditional Bulgarian holiday.
Old people call the first day of May, `Jeremiah` (i.e. Irmin day) or `Zamski day` (i.e. Snake Day) and say that whoever works in the fields that day could be bitten ... |more|
01 May 2018
Official national holiday.
Labour Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world that resulted from efforts of the labour union movement, to celebrate the economic and social achievements o... |more|
05 May 2018
Name day of everyone named Irin, Irina, Irene, Iriney, Mira, Miroslav (which means ‘peace').
The Holy Great Martyr St. Irene lived during the fourth century and until her Ba... |more|
06 May 2018
Possibly the most celebrated name day in the country. A common ritual is to prepare a whole lamb and eat lamb, which is an ancient practice possibly related to Slavic pagan sacrificial traditions.
12 May 2018
Name day of German.
The hail men in Bulgarian folklore are four in number, German or Guerman (May 12), Bartholomew (June 11), Lisseh (June 14), and Vido's Day or Vidovden (Ju... |more|
21 May 2018
Name day of everyone named Konstantin, Kostadin, Kostadinka, Koycho, Dinko, Elena, Elen, Eli, Elitsa.
May 21st is celebrated in Bulgaria as the church feast of St. St. Consta... |more|
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24 May 2018
Bulgarian Official Holiday
A national holiday celebrating Bulgarian culture and literature as well as the alphabet.... |more|