The Astronomical Spring is Coming

The astronomical spring in Bulgaria this year will be on March 20 at 23:58.

The sun, in its apparent movement in the ecliptic, crosses the spring equatorial point, and from the southern hemisphere passes into the north. This is also one of the two days of the year where the day and night are approximately equal in duration.

Equinox festival along İznik Lake

İznik Municipality is organizing a festival for photo aficionados on the shore of İznik Lake from March 21 to 24 to mark March 21 Spring Equinox. Sunset photos will be shared on Instagram with the "#iznikekinoks2019 hashtag and the most liked ones will be exhibited at an exhibition on Sept. 30.

Fifty shades of pink and purple

Most of the northern hemisphere welcomed spring with unexpected snowfalls. April photos picturing cities covered with a white blanket of frost was shared with frustration, because normally April must be the month when this white blanket has to be a formed by a bed of flower petals.

Today we Celebrate Easter

Easter is the principal festival of the Orthodox Church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed following his death by crucifixion on the Friday before.