This is a full three day fast, no food or water, following Sirni Zagovezni. On the third morning, those that have been fasting go to church for communion before returning to their home and sitting down to feast with relatives and friends. Todorovden
Always celebrated on a Saturday, 43 days before Easter, Todorovden is also known as Horse Easter. The health of the working horses is celebrated and in villages across the country, you will see horses decorated with red pompoms and crowds gathering in nearby fields to watch young men racing the horses.