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Midsummer - 24 June 2018


Midsummer is an old Slavic holiday that is celebrated on 24 June each year. On the same day Eastern Orthodox Christian Church celebrates the day of John the Baptist and commonly rituals and traditions of the two holidays overlap. In different areas the name is pronounced differently - in the name of Sofia District holiday is Yanevden in Struga - Ivanden in Ohrid-Ivandan in Veliko Tarnovo - Ivan bilyober or Dragiyka. The celebration coincides with the summer solstice, so many beliefs and customs associated with the path of heavenly light, and his cult. On this day his name day celebrating all named Enyo, Encho, John, John Yanni, Yana, Ioannina, Y., Yanita, Yanko, Yancho. It is assumed that the root of the festival lies in the Slavic tradition. In Russia, the holiday is called Ivan Kupala...

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Paisii Hilendarski - Personaliry - 19 June 2018

Paisii Hilendarski - Personaliry

Saint Paisii Hilendarski (1722-1773), most commonly called and known as Father Paisii. He e Bulgarian clergymen and national  leaders. Author of "Slav-Bulgarian History". Juicy is the founder of the Bulgarian Revival, because that his work has ideas for the Liberation of the Bulgarian people and our national revival. His only certain work is "Slav-Bulgarian History". Only entries Hilendar codices and some of his letters, containing biographical notes, can take information about the life of Paisii. He was born in Bansko in 1722, his father was a trader Michael Hadzhivalchev. In his own words not taught any social sciences. Goes to Hilandar monastery in 1745, where monk and proigumen. For two years he needs to gather materials. He...

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Peter the Great - 09 June 2018

Peter the Great

Today, June 9, we Bulgaria related to the coup in 1923. Some of us know about it more, others less, others - almost nothing, but we can all read history books. On June 9 notes another anniversary - the birth of Peter the Great - Great, king and emperor of Russia, founder of St. Petersburg. Once, more than 20 years, I and my peers could easily (in financial terms) to go to the former Soviet Union, to discuss the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow to enjoy the "Swan Lake" at the Bolshoi Theater, to walk on Arbat. In Leningrad - look at the Hermitage, the Winter Palace and Neva bridges. Today, our children cannot do it. So I suggest to those who are forgotten by me and others who cannot do, a little story and a virtual tour. I hope to be interesting ... Peter the Great Peter the Great...

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International Day Of Friendship - 09 June 2018

International Day Of Friendship

For the first time in 2011 to celebrate the International Day of Friendship, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly.    Resolution 65/275 passed on April 27, 2011 by the General Assembly have high hopes for the young generation. International Day of Friendship is an initiative of young people around the world, future state leaders, scientists, artists, to lend a hand this holiday and to put aside any differences to better understanding between people.         Day friendship fits the initiative of the United Nations International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the sake of the children of the world / 2001 - 2010 years /          World Organisation called on this day all governments...

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A military coup on June 9, 1923 - Еvents - 09 June 2018

A military coup on June 9, 1923 - Еvents

The first coup of the military alliance was made on the night of 8 on June 9 in 1923. Following the success of the government has created the National Accord, chaired by Professor Alexander Tsankov and military assume direct power ministries (Ministry of the Interior and Public Health and the Ministry Foreign Affairs). The new cabinet is supported by the parties in the Constitutional Bloc, the Socialists and natsionalliberalite and PA announces neutrality (feeling of the Central Committee of 9 June and decision UPU 1-7 July). Specific reason for the coup are the strong attacks of Al. Stambolijski against right-wing political forces and big capital. Military technical and political preparation of the plot is fully implemented by the military alliance, which easily manages to attract and National...

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