Inside Bulgaria's Easter Celebrations: Traditions Passed Through Generations

Today marks the joyous celebration of Easter, one of the most significant holidays in the Orthodox Christian calendar. As believers across the world commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, cherished rites and traditions come to life, ushering in a season of renewal and hope.

Good Friday: How will commercial stores, supermarkets, and local markets operate – Changes in transportation services

Stores and supermarkets will operate with regular hours tomorrow, Holy Saturday – Changes in bus, trolleybus, metro, and suburban railway schedules will be in effect until Wednesday after Easter

Departures for Orthodox Easter to peak in next few hours

A total of 18 ferries were scheduled to depart from the port of Piraeus on full capacity for the Aegean islands and 32 for the islands of the Argosaronic Gulf on Friday, as the last of Easter travelers depart from Athens. 

Another 14 ferries are scheduled to depart from the port of Rafina and 10 from the port of Lavrio for the Aegean islands.