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.”
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