The people of Plovdiv celebrate a double holiday today

The people of Plovdiv celebrate a double holiday today
The people of Plovdiv celebrate a double holiday today

Today the people of Plovdiv are celebrating a double holiday. On this day, in addition to the Unification of Bulgaria, they also celebrate the city’s holiday. The celebrations on the occasion of the anniversary of the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia in the city under the hills will begin with a prayer service.

Throughout the day, festive concerts, exhibitions and reenactments will be held on the occasion of the two holidays. Apart from Plovdiv, today is also the holiday of the towns of Chirpan, Kameno and Chiprovtsi.


Here is the full program for the celebration:

PROGRAM for the celebration of the 137th anniversary of the Unification of Bulgaria and Holiday of the city of Plovdiv September 6, 2022

10.00 a.m. – Cathedral Church “Holy Mother of God”

Solemn prayer, celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Nikolay of Plovdiv

11:00 a.m. – Monument to Zahari Stoyanov in Dondukova garden (behind the Regional Natural History Museum)

Laying wreaths and flowers

11:30 a.m. – Memorial plaque of Major Raicho Nikolov (next to the Roman Stadium)

Laying wreaths and flowers

12:00 p.m. – “Stefan Stambolov” Square, in front of the Municipality of Plovdiv

Festive concert program with the participation of Big Band Plovdiv, conductor Nikolay Geshev

7:00 p.m. – Central Square, in front of the Military Club

Reconstruction of the events of September 6, 1885 by the “Patriot” committee

7:30 p.m. – Stefan Stambolov Square, in front of Plovdiv Municipality

Concert-performance “Jazz & Traditions Vol.2” with the participation of Nina Nikolina, Kalin Velov, Martin Tashev, Miroslav Turiyski, Tanya Parvanova

7:45 p.m. – Regional History Museum, Saedinenie Hall

Presentation of exposure

8:30 p.m. – Union Square

Ceremonial dawn-check on the occasion of the 137th anniversary of the Unification of Bulgaria and the Feast of the City of Plovdiv


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