SOFIA IN THE PAST
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Nowadays a lot of ruins of fortress walls and temples could be seen in the centre of Sofia. One of the oldest historical monuments is the church St. George.
In 809 the city became part of the First Bulgarian Kingdom and got the name Sredets.
In the 14th century it was named Sofia after the church St. Sofia
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Iordanov den Iordanov den is one of the biggest Christian holidays and itâ€™s celebrated on the 6th of January.
NESTINARY Walk on fire
Bulgarian traditional costume
Bulgarian traditional costume calls the people's clothing of Bulgarians from the Renaissance until the middle of the 20th century, including until nowadays. It reflects the specifics, the traditional culture
The different types of folk costumes differ mainly in their style and the way of dressing the upper garment. These characteristics are geographically defined and influenced by specific historical factors.
These are some types of costumes from different parts of Bulgaria
Bulgarian folk dances
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