Most Bulgarian Day - Day of Liberation of Bulgaria - Third of March - Holidays

Most Bulgarian Day - Day of Liberation of Bulgaria - Third of March - Holidays 

    For the first time, celebrated on February 19, 1880 (March 3, new style) as "Day of the Emperor Alexander II and the conclusion of the treaty of San Stefano."
San Stefano peace treaty was signed on February 19, 1878 by the Ottoman Empire and Russia in the town of San Stefano. With him on the Russo-Turkish war of 1877-1878 ending. The contract is preliminary and subject to the approval of the other Great Powers. According to the treaty of San Stefano, Bulgaria was liberated principality, which is autonomous vassal and pay tribute to the National Government and its army. The area of the Principality of Bulgaria is about 170 000 square kilometers In the new territory of the Principality of Bulgaria entering North Bulgaria, Dobrudja North goes to Romania, Macedonia, Thessalonica and Chalkidiki peninsula remain in Turkey and Edirne Thrace without parts and Komotini.
 March 3rd is celebrated as the Day of Liberation of Bulgaria from 1888. For the first time to celebrate a new style of March 3, 1917 In 1990 the first meeting of the 9th National Assembly Day March 3 is approved for the national holiday of Bulgaria.

Happy Holidays, Bulgaria!

 

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