24 May – Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture.⁣ “Bulgaria SINGS” – Music Laboratory of the Human Self, GENESIS ORCHESTRA and the public, conducted by Yordan Kamdzhalov, sing “Hymn of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture” – 25 May 2019. The performance was part of the official program of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019.⁣


You saints Cyril and Methodius,⁣
You be blessed thrice above!⁣
Fathers of Bulgarian learning,⁣
Makers of the tongue we love!⁣

People will repeat for ever⁣
Your two names in every clime⁣
And the Slavs preserve your mighty⁣
Speeches to the end of time!⁣


Hymn of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture⁣
Lyrics – Stoyan Mihaylovski⁣
Music – Panayot Pipkov⁣