At 14:17 Bulgarian time, the holy fire in Jerusalem was sank!
The blessed fire is taken out of Jerusalem by Patriarch Theophilus III every year. The Bulgarian delegation, chaired by Western and Central European Metropolitan Anthony, also took part in the tours around the Kouvoulia.
The Bulgarian delegation is expected to land at Sofia Airport at 19:00 today and be handed over to each of the dioceses of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, and the laymen will illuminate with their homes after the joyous cry of Christ Vscrest! at midnight.