( The dates in bold are official festivals, public holidays )


January 1st : New Year's Day

February 14 : Trifon Zarezan

March 1st : « Baba Marta » = the day of the martenitsa

March 3 : National festival - anniversary of the liberation from the turkish yoke

March 8 : Day of the women, of the mothers

March 22 : First day of spring

April 1st : Day of the jokes and the jokes, « April fool »

April-May : Easter of the Orthodoxe Christians - one week after Easter of the Catholic Christians

May 1st : Labour Day

May 6 : Guergueuvden (St George), Festival of the Bulgarian army

May 24 : Celebrates Bulgarian alphabet and culture

June 1st : Day of the children

September 6 : Day of the Bulgarian unification

September 15 : Start of New School year

September 22 : Day of Independence

October 5 : Celebrates of Stara Zagora

November 1st : Celebrates Bulgarian Apostles

December 8 : Celebrates students

December 25 : Christmas



Days of the name (holy xx) the termination - den means day


January 1st : Vassileuvden (Holy Basile)

hébergeur php mysql January 6 : Iordanovden (Holy Jordan)

January 7 : Ivanovden (Holy John)

January 17 : Antonovden (Holy Antony)

January 18 : Atanassovden (Holy Athanase)

March 23 : Todorovden (Holy Theodore)

April, May: Lazarovden (Holy Lazare on saturday)



Tsvetnitsa (Easter flowered) or Vrabnitsa (Branches, Palm Sunday) - eight days before Easter


May 6 : Guergueuvden (Holy George)

June 13 : Spassovden (± Ascension Day)

June 24 : Eneuvden

June 29 : Petrovden (Holy Peter)

July 20 : Ilinden (Holy Elie)

September 14 : Krastovden (Holy Cross)



September 17 : Holy Sofia, Viara (x), Nadejda and Lubov (Wisdom, Faith, Hope and Love)



October 14 : Petkovden

October 26 : Dimitrovden (Holy Demetrius)

November 8 : Archanguelovden (Holy Archangels)

November 21st : Day of the Christian family

November 30 : Andreevden (Holy Andrew)

December 6 : Nikoulden (Holy Nicolas)

December 27 : Stephanovden (Holy Stephane)



(x) Viara and not Viagra !




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