Holiday Guides

The following country guides are maintained yearly by SRAS with holiday dates and days off to help students better plan their trips abroad and for anyone hoping to better understand holidays in Eurasian locations. Holidays are times set aside on the calendar to observe tradition, remember history, or celebrate a cause. Some have ancient roots while others are modern inventions. All are associated with the identity of those that observe them.

Bulgarian Holidays 2023: A Complete Guide

Bulgarian holidays focus in large part on the country’s long road back to being an independent state after centuries of being part of the Ottoman Empire. They also feature many holidays connected with the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, which helped preserve Bulgarian culture during that occupation. Saint’s days and name days are of particular importance. Lastly, […]

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