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St Georges Day 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019

The celebration of Saint George's Day on May 6.

In Bulgaria, this festival is a public holiday also known as the Day of Bravery.

Saint George was a Christian martyr who was a soldier in the Roman army.

One of the most venerated saints in many Christian churches as well as one of the most prominent warrior saints.

The best known legend featuring him is the tale of Saint George and the Dragon.

Saint George is the patron saint of the Bulgarian Land Forces, that is why his feast day is also referred to as the Day of Bravery and is celebrated as the professional holiday of the Bulgarian military.

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