Today we mark the great feast of the Annunciation (Blagoveshtenie), the glory of the gospel that Archangel Gabriel told the Blessed Virgin Mary - that she will give birth to the Son of God, the expected Savior of mankind. The feat is established in the Orthodox Church in the 7 th century, but it is celebrated by most basic Christian denominations. It is also marked as the Day of the Mother and of motherhood, of compassion and empathy; it is believed appropriate to..
Global warming, pollution, urbanization and human activity are the main causes of environmental problems on a global scale. That is why numerous environmental protection initiatives are launched every year to remind the human race just how important nature is for our survival. One such pivotal initiative is Earth Hour, held every year on the last Saturday of March, when within the space of one hour – from 8.30 until 9.30 PM local time – people turn off..
I see no reason to neglect the Bulgarian works of serious music - audiences should have the chance to listen to Bulgarian music, especially with a view to the increasingly vocal and slogan-type patriotism that society has recently seen. This is the point of view of Prof. Plamen Djouroff. Composer, conductor and lecturer at the National Academy of Music, he has for close to three decades now been leading the Sofia Soloists Chamber..
The Bulgarian national football team won a 2:0 victory against the Netherlands in a group A World Cup qualifier. The match was played at Vasil Levski national football stadium in Sofia in the presence of nearly..
The legendary Bulgarian weightlifting coach Ivan Abadjiev has passed away. Ivan Abadjiev is among the sports experts who contributed the most to the development of the Bulgarian sport. Abadjiev was born in 1932..
Bulgaria’s best tennis player Grigor Dimitrov dropped out of the second round of the Miami tennis tournament. Dimitrov was defeated 3:6, 6:7 (4) by Guido Pella (Argentina) who occupies the 158 th position in..
The initial Panorama of Bulgarian Culture in the Brazilian town of Fortaleza ended up in late February. Fine art, music, cinema and literature were presented within 17 days at Centro Dragão do Mar..