The Bulgarian School "St. St. Cyril & Methodius" hosted Bulgarian Alphabet Festival on 28 March in the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria.
First-grade students of the school took part in the event with Bulgarian songs, poem recitation, quizzes and a short theatre play. The function celebrated the fact that the students have already mastered the Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet and can write and read in their mother tongue.
Parents of the children, teachers and members of the press were present at the event. All the parents expressed their joy at the fact that the first-grade students mastered the difficult Bulgarian alphabet and thanked the teachers and embassy staff for their support.
The Bulgarian School "St. St. Cyril & Methodius" was founded in 2007 in Kuwait and is located in the premises of Bulgaria Embassy in Jabriya. It provides education only about Bulgarian language and history every Friday. An increasing number of Bulgarian children enroll in the school each year.
The school bears the name of the two brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius who invented the Cyrillic alphabet in the 9th-10th century AD. Bulgarian language is the official language of Bulgaria and is one of the 24 official languages of the European Union.