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Welcome to the Bulgarian Community Center website!

The Bulgarian Community Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and encouraging positive attributes of the Bulgarian culture and unifying the Bulgarian-American community in the greater Washington, D.C. area.

The center was founded in April 2002. Its mission is to celebrate, strengthen, and support the Bulgarian community and organizations in the Washington D.C. area and promote Bulgarian culture through organized events open to the public.

We would like to share the most valued assets of our culture with friends and neighbors in the U.S. From holiday celebrations to concerts and movie festivals - we have it all, come and join us!

To join our mailing list please click on the Login/Register tab located at the top right-hand-side of the site.

The Bulgarian Community Center

 invites you to

the Celebration of the St. Cyril and St. Methodius Day

Bulgarian National Holiday celebrating the Cyrillic Alphabet and
Bulgarian culture and education.

Saturday, May 23,  2015  6:30 - 9:30 pm

Celebration of the St. Cyril and St. Methodius Day
Concert - Potluck
Kay Spiritual Life Center, American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington DC, 20016

Cebration of Trifon Zarezan 

 with Lyuti Chushki

Shake off the February freeze and dance away the winter doldrums by celebrating Trifon Zarezan, the traditional Bulgarian wine celebration that marks the time of year when winegrowers trim back their vines. Fun grape vines pruning demonstration and  workshop  about the wines and wine-making traditions in Bulgaria.

Please wear whitegreen and red clothing for the event!

Please contribute to the celebration by bringing your favorite appetizer or dessert to share.

 February 14, 2015, 6 pm to 10:00 pm

 Meadowbrook Local Park 7901 Meadowbrook Lane Chevy Chase, MD 20815 

Admission: $8 per person or $20 per family


Центърът на българската общност Ви кани на Шестия ни събор на българите в района на Вашингтон, в събота, 25 април, 2015, от 13:00 до 20:00 часа във фермата Калева (, на адрес 19120 Martinsburg Rd., Dickerson, MD 20842. На събора може да си закупите прясно печено агнешко, кебабчета и кюфтета.

 В пограмата:

  • Музика и танци с "Люти чушки"
  • Групово пеене на български песни
  • Голямото българско хоро
  • Спортни игри за деца и възрастни 
От ръководството на центъра

Bulgarian Music Society Concert Season 2014-2015

Vanguel Tangerov, Clarinet, and Ekaterina Tangerova, Piano
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, 7pm Bulgarian husband and wife team will present a powerhouse performance of works by Weber, Poulenc, Giampieri, Horovitz, Valtchanov and Covacs.  A real clarinet showcase!

Opera Gala: Prizewinners of the 2nd “Partners for the Arts” Vocal Awards Competition
Friday, April 17, 2015, 7pm  Do not miss this amazing evening of opera arias performed by some of the most talented opera singers in the United States.

Bridget Fitzgerald, Viola(USA) and Tania Tachkova, Piano(Bulgaria)
Friday, May 8, 2015, 7pm  Two of the finest musicians in New York City will perform works by Schubert, Schumann and Shostakovich.

All concerts take place at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, 1621 22nd Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20008
Free Admission

Upcoming Events

Orthodox Calendar

Wed Oct 26 2016
Dimitar, Dimitrina, Dimitrichka, Mita, Mitka, Mitko, Mitio, Dimo, Dima, Dimka etc.
Tue Nov 08 2016
Angel. Mihail, Angelina, Angelinka, Milena, Milen, Mihaela, Miho, Radka, Radoslav, Radostina, Raina, Raiko, Raicho, Rafail, Ruska, Rusi, Ruslan etc.
Fri Nov 11 2016
Viktor, Viktoria, Mina, Minka etc.
Source: Calendar |

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Bulgarian Community Center
2406 Esther Court
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Thank you for your support!

Latest Community News

Concert Celebrating May 24th
Sat May 23 2015
The Bulgarian Community Center organizes concert for May 24th the celebration of the Cyrillic alphabet and the Bulgarian culture
Sixth Bulgarian Community Reunion
Sat Apr 25 2015
On April 25th, 2015 the Bulgarian Community Center in Washington DC Metro organized the third Bulgarian American community reunion. The reunion took place at the farm of Mr. Markov. More than 700 people are expected to attended the event. Ambassador Elena Poptodorova, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United States of America, will be a special guest to the event.
Bulgarian Community Center Celebrated its 10th Anniversary
Mon May 21 2012
Bulgarian Community Center Celebrated its 10th Anniversary on May 20, 2012

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