1st millennium

May 24 - Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script


Bulgaria celebrates May 24 as the day of the Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slavic Script, the official Day of Holy Brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius - the Byzantine scholars who wrote the first Slavic alphabet in 855 A.D., and translated into Old Bulgarian the Bible and the religious literature of Orthodox Christianity.

Iohannis: Together, with dedication, love and faith, we will emerge victorious from humankind's trial

In an Easter message to Romanians issued on Saturday, President Klaus Iohannis says that "together, with dedication, love and faith, we will emerge victorious from the hard trial that all mankind has been subjected to." "Dear Romanians, I wish you all to welcome the Holy Easter in good health and peace in your soul! The resurrection of Our Lord is a celebration of hope in a season of rebirth.

Life in Prison for a Greek Man who killed a Bulgarian Woman on the Island of Crete

Greek magistrates gave life imprisonment to a 60-year-old Greek man who, according to court documents, killed 38-the year-old Antonina Zoeva on the island of Crete, BNR reported.

Her body was not found, and yet the court gave the maximum sentence for premeditated murder.

The Cyrillic Yard in Bulgaria

Around 15 new monuments this year will become part of the writer's alley in the Pliska Cyrillic Yard. This was reported in an interview by Darik with Karen Aleksanian, who set up the complex four years ago. Almost 40 busts of artists from different countries who have written in the Cyrillic alphabet.