Mar 032021

Flag of Bulgaria

Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery in Bulgaria

Bulgaria celebrates Liberation Day. The country became an autonomous body under theĀ Ottoman Empire in 1878. About the size of the state of Tennessee, Bulgaria borders the Black Sea, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece, and Turkey. The country exports textiles and footwear. Almost seven million people live in Bulgaria, and Sofia is the capital.

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Jun 022021

Hristo Botev Photograph
Public Domain

Bulgarians celebrate Hristo Botev Day. In 1876 Hristo Botev, writer and hero, died while fighting the Turks. Today Botev is a national hero in Bulgaria.

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