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St. Ivan Rilski - 19 October 2018

St. Ivan Rilski

 St. Ivan Rilski (about 876-946) was the first Bulgarian hermit and founder of the grandest monastery in the country. He was born in the village hide (near the town of Dupnitsa) and 25-year-old was a shepherd. Then he took monastic vows, but did not stay for long in the monastery, and devoted his life in complete solitude, prayer, fasting and deprivation. Bad people twice drove him away from the places where he had chosen. Finally managed to isolate himself in raw bosom of the Rila Mountain. There he spent 12 years in a cave from which he was turned out robbers. Then the ascetic took shelter in the hollow of a huge oak. Rumor about the righteous soon spread around the neighboring villages and Christians began to seek his help. With God's blessing hermit performed miracles: he exorcised...

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St. Petka's Day - October 14 - Traditions - 14 October 2018

St. Petka's Day - October 14 - Traditions

This day devoted Orthodox Christian Church of the Reverend Petka Paraskeva and Bulgarian St. Petka's Day is one of the biggest national holidays which mark the end of the Bulgarians warm weather and the onset of winter. Winter Petkovden not only feast in honor of St. Petka (Paraskeva) as a protector of children, but also gives rise to honor the patron of families and genera. People celebrates this day as the beginning of winter holidays - to make votive offerings and duties. Women give cakes for animal health. Petka patron marriage and fertility. In folk legends saint mix and spirit - the protector of the house and family (hence appears as a snake - the guardian of the home). On Petkovden knead loaves and the biggest of them is called Petka. The bread and the house should be sprinkled...

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World Teachers’ Day - 05 October 2018

World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers' Day is October 5th each year. It is a day very special and every student and student have to note in his diary. And then you put it on your calendar, PC and iPhone. He celebration of the most important people in the world teachers. No teachers no one will learn anything. Therefore, all students must be prepared as greet their favorite teacher to this day. The celebration of this day of 1994 aims to support people to all teachers around the world. It also aims to encourage everyone to become teachers to the utilization of this wonderful profession. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Teachers' Day emphasizes "vital contribution" that teachers make to education and development of communities and nations....

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International Day of Older Persons - 01 October 2018

International Day of Older Persons

On 14 December 1990 in the UN General Assembly in October to determine the first International Day of Older Persons. This decision was preceded by initiatives such as the International Plan of Action of Vienna for the life of the elderly, which was adopted by the World Assembly in 1982 Ageing and endorsed later that year by the UN General Assembly. In 2002, the Second World Assembly on Ageing adopted the International Plan of Action on Ageing, to respond to all the opportunities and challenges of population aging in the 21st century and to promote the development of a society for all ages. The theme of the celebration in 2014 is to 'society for all'. A realization that demographic issues of sustainable development and population dynamics and their opposition in the 21st century will...

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Independence Day of Bulgaria - September 22 - 22 September 2018

Independence Day of Bulgaria - September 22

On this day in 1908 a manifesto to the Bulgarian people, signed by Ferdinand I, very festive atmosphere in the historic church of Ivan Asen "Holy Forty Martyrs", Veliko Tarnovo city was declared Bulgaria's independence. Announcement of a proclamation to the Bulgarian independence is rejected any restrictions on the international status of the Bulgarian state in Europe, eventually was forced to admit membership of our country in the big family of the then European countries. Regardless Kingdom of Bulgaria becomes equal country along with other non European countries. Proclamation of Independence is undoubtedly the highest point of the political, economic and cultural development of the Bulgarian nation in the years after liberation. From here onwards the Kingdom of Bulgaria...

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