Veliki Preslav – 1125 years from annoncing it for a capital of Bulgaria

With a thanksgiving ceremony, “Bulgaria over the centuries”, a concert “I Love Bulgarian Music” and sporting events, Veliki Preslav will celebrate 1125 years of the Preslav Church-People’s Council, where the city was annonced the capital of Bulgaria, and Simeon – for a Bulgarian king.

The events will begin on September 16 at 12.30 in the Ruins of Basilica, Historic – Archaeological Reserve “Veliki Preslav”, where with the blessing of His Holiness Neophyte I Patriarch Bulgarian and Metropolitan Sofiiski will be given thanksgiving prayer by the hierarchs of the Holy Synod and the Bulgarian Orthodox church.

The spectacle “Bulgaria through the centuries” of the folklore ensemble “Bulgare” will be presented at the open-air stage at the Archeological complex “Veliki Preslav” 

A week later, on September 24th, the celebrations will continue with the concert “I Love Bulgarian Music” by Margarita Hranova, Orlin Goranov and Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra, and on September 29 will take place the Preslav 2018 Streetball Tournament, which is the last event of the festive program, from the municipality of the city.

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