Niccenden is one of the important Orthodox feasts. Dedicated to St. Nicholas of Myrmi, who is honored as a deliverer to the captives and patron sailors, travelers, merchants and bankers.
The holiday is celebrated on December 6th. In Bulgaria, the holiday is also celebrated as the name day of the people whose names are derived or close to the names Nicholas - Nicole, Nicholas, Neycho, Nikolina, Nicoleta, Kolyo, Nina, Nice, Niya and others. At the feast, lovers, relatives and acquaintances who do not necessarily have been invited to come to the name of his home.