Bulgaria National Awakening Day History
National Awakening Day in Bulgaria, also known as Day of the Enlighteners, Bulgarian National Revival Day or National Enlightners Day, celebrates the founders of Bulgarian eduation, culture and religion. The day also serves to commemmorate the historical period of National Revival. After nearly five centuries of Ottoman rule, during the 18th and 19th centuries, Bulgaria began to fight for its independence and liberation. During this National Revival period, scholarly Bulgarians began the arduous task of reviving national pride, establishing appropriate schools and developing Bulgarian literature.
Bulgaria's National Awakening Day is celebrated annually on 1 November in remembrance of the Bulgarian visionaries and scholars that helped change the nation's history. The holiday became official in 1922 but like many other national holidays, it was suspended when Bulgaria was under Soviet rule. The holiday was reestablished after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1995.
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