The whole public life was out there – on the vast forum, surrounded by a colonnade, where people traded foods and valuable objects, chatted with friends and sent threats to enemies, prayed to the gods and learnt the latest news, cut on stone tiles. Life in Philippopolis, or ancient Plovdiv was no different at all from the one across the other provinces of the Roman Empire. Conquered by the latter in 46 AD, the town blossomed for four full centuries, until..
At age 29 Victoria Dancheva has three degrees from three universities in three different countries. But she has decided to devote all of her passion to developing a riding school in her home town. Two years ago she went to the stables in Plovdiv and felt an old passion flare back to life. Victoria’s parents are professional athletes and they tried to win their daughter over for different kinds of sports. Until one day they saw pure love blossom between..
The National School of Folklore Art (NSFA) in the village of Shiroka Laka is a specialized school where talented Bulgarians train professionally in traditional music and dance. The course of training is five years and is led by qualified teachers. Upon graduation students receive a certificate for secondary vocational education. Many of them continue their development as successful singers, instrumentalists and dancers in academies and..
The Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics group team won a full set of medals at the World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. After winning the gold in the all-around yesterday, today the girls from the team coached by..
Stefanie and Gabriela Stoevi won the silver medal in the doubles at the European Badminton Championships in Kolding, Denmark. The European champions from Baku lost versus Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla..
Neviana Vladinova has won the gold medal in the ribbon finals at the World Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Bulgarian contestant reached the bronze in the ball finals and ranked..
For two weeks the public in Bulgaria have been baffled by a running scandal that started with a meeting between Prosecutor General Sotir Tsatsarov and businessman from the gas sector Sasho Donchev that took..