Culture

 The holyday is a glorification of the spring awakening, youth and love. It is associated with one of our most picturesque customs – Lazaruvane. On this day, young girls in groups of 8, 10 or 12 visit all the houses in the village. People call them Lazarki.

Since ancient times on that day all Bulgarians give each other martenitsi - twisted red and white threads. Legends are told about this unique beautiful tradition, part of the Bulgarian intangible cultural heritage. Some are related to the proto-Bulgarians of khan Asparuh, others are even older.

On the occasion of the official opening of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019 on January 11, the exhibition "The Song of Wood" was opened at the Regional Museum of History in Plovdiv.

On November 6th, the beautiful Rhodope Municipality of Borino welcomed the beautiful Moroccan traditions. H. E. Mrs. Zakia El Midaoui, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Morocco to the Republic of Bulgaria,

On 17 October H. E. Mrs. Zakia El Midaoui, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Morocco to the Republic of Bulgaria, and New Symphony Orchestra organized a special musical evening at the Moroccan Residence.

The new album of the pop singer Hristo Paskalev – Pascal "Eurosongs" was released.