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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.


Bulgarian President Radev Welcomed the Pope

The holy father was welcomed  by the head of state and politicians, reported NOVA TV. 
President Rumen Radev welcomed Pope Francis in front of the building of the presidency. This is the first stop of the Holy Father in Sofia.

The head of state thanked the head of the Catholic Church for having accepted the invitation to visit Bulgaria.

Bulgarian Ombudsman Organizes Free Medical Examinations For Socially Disadvantaged People

Free prophylactic medical examinations for socially disadvantaged people will be held in the tent of the social kitchen  in the courtyard of Sofia's St. Cyril and Methodius Church.

From 11 o'clock today doctors from several hospitals in Sofia will carry out prophylactic examinations free of charge for people in need.

The Bulgarian National Library Marks 140 Years since its Creation

Within three years the building of the National Library "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "will be completely renewed. This was announced by the Minister of Culture, Boil Banov, after the commemoration of the anniversary of the oldest cultural institute in the post-liberation Bulgaria. Today, the National Library marks the 140th anniversary of its creation.

On 24 May Balchik Opens a Monument to Cyril and Methodius

A monument of Cyril and Methodius will be opened on May 24 in Balchik, according to BGNews. Today's celebration of Bulgarian culture and Slavonic scripture is also a offical holiday of the city.

The sculpture is the work of Ventsislav Markov. The work is 230 cm high and is cast from bronze. The author was born in 1984 in Varna and has been connected with the "White City" for years.

Celebrations, Processions, Concerts and Awards on the Day of Slavonic Scripture

The National Holiday of Bulgaria May 24 will be commemorated with celebrations and official ceremonies throughout the country from morning until evening today. The biggest procession will take place in Sofia and will include President Rumen Radev, ministers, MPs, cultural figures and public figures, students and teachers, as well as many citizens and guests of the city.