Easter liturgy

Bright Tuesday: Bulgarians Celebrate the Resurrection

Today marks a significant day of celebration for Bulgarians as they observe Bright Tuesday, the second day of Bright Week in the Orthodox Christian calendar. Bright Tuesday holds profound spiritual significance, symbolizing the enlightenment brought forth by the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and the hope it instills for eternal life.

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.

‘Holy Light’ makes its way across Greece

The 'Holy Light' arrived in Athens shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday and is making its way across Greece to arrive in time for the celebration of the Resurrection of Christ.

The Holy Light - or Holy Fire - was lit in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem earlier Saturday.

As is the custom, it was greeted at the Athens International Airport as an arriving head of state.

‘Godparents’ Basket’ becomes available

The "Godparents' Basket" is available as of Monday, while the special "Easter Basket," which offers traditional Easter foods at lower or unchanged prices, will come into effect on Wednesday.

According to an announcement by the Ministry of Development, the Easter Basket extends the Household Basket by adding four new food categories, thus providing additional options for consumers.