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Jun 24

Bulgarian Holidays: Eniovden

By Darina

Eniovden (Еньовден) is an old Bulgarian holiday, celebrated annually on June 24. It is believed that its roots lie in the Thracian tradition. However, the traditions and rituals of the Christian holiday St. John’s Day, which is on the same date, often mingle with Eniovden. Since the the holiday is on midsummer a lot of […]

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Dec 22

Christmas in Bulgaria

By Darina

The Christmas time in Bulgaria is the time most full of traditions and rituals. Some of the typical Bulgarian rituals are very ancient and are not practiced nowadays. Also in the last decades some western traditions came into the Bulgarian culture. But generally, the Bulgarian Christmas looks like that: The Old Tradition Christmas or Koleda […]

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