Sofia Hosts Parade to Mark Armed Forces Day
Sofia hosted military parade to mark Bulgarian Armed Forces Day on Saturday. Three MiG-29 fighter jets, two Cougar helicopters and 1,200 servicemen participated in the military parade in the Bulgarian capital. The days is also celebrated as St. George’s Day. Bulgarian President Rumen Radev delivered a speech and greeted the country.
Thousands of Bulgarian residents were present at Boulevard Czar Osvoboditel for the parade.
The parade was also attended by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov and Defense Minister Krassimir Karakachanov. Neophyte, the Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church was also present during the parade.
St. George’s Day was declared as Bulgarian Armed Forces Day in 1880. The parade and holiday were banned by communists in 1946. The holiday and event to mark Armed Forces Day was reinstated in 1993.
Special ceremonies to mark the day were also organized in Varna, Burgas, Ruse, Gorna Oryahovitsa, Yambol, and Asenovgrad.
According to a report published by local media Novonite, “All sorts of bread are made for the feast - the cross bread, the shepherd's bread, the large ring-bread, as well as small ones, or the special ring-shaped bun baked by the young wife in the house.”
The process of charging an electric car takes much longer than the conventional process of refueling vehicles with gasoline.
Following Hurricane Irma, normal operations at PortMiami, Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades and Port Canaveral quickly resumed, but major cruise lines are facing months of disruptions to routes including stoppages at Eastern Caribbean islands that
Following an unanticipated upturn in economic activity in September, the eurozone economy is widely expected to be on track for the best quarter since 2015.
Elon Musk-led electric carmaker Tesla Motors has confirmed that it will discontinue its cheapest version of its Model S e-car, the rear-wheel-drive S60, on coming Sunday.
Motorola’s parent firm Lenovo recently announced the launch of the Moto G5S and G5S Plus smartphones in several markets. The company will shortly share its plan for worldwide launch.
Luxury vehicle maker Volvo has just introduced the 2018 XC40, the company’s latest SUV that looks forward to compete with the Porsche Macan or Range Rover Evoque.