If you are wondering where to go for a relaxing mountain hike in these sunny days of Indian summer, Mount Ponor would be an excellent choice. A karst mountain in the central part of the Western portion of the Balkan Range, its highest peak is called Ravno Buche (1499 m.). Ponor’s expansive plateaus covered in ground vegetation, speckled with all autumn colours give an incomparable sense of freedom. The soft carpet of fragrant grass, the sweet-scented..
St. Paraskeva (Petka) is one of the best-loved female saints in Europe and throughout the Christian Orthodox world. St. Petka, known also as Petka of Bulgaria, was born in Epivat on the Sea of Marmara in the 11 th century. Petka lived a devout life. And after her death her relics became the symbol protecting Christian culture against Islamic assimilation. St. Paraskeva’s posthumous glory is connected with the Bulgarian Kingdom. After the Eastern..
Everyone who wants to get acquainted with an interesting hobby is welcome at the Todor Kableshkov Higher School of Transport in Sofia, where an exhibition of scale models and a competition takes place during the weekend. The annual exhibition aims to promote this hobby and show that making scale models of real or fantastic objects and people is a pleasurable hobby for all ages. “Scale Models Club Bulgaria was established 13 years ago,” Stanislav..
This is the first artwork by a Bulgarian author to be presented in an urban environment in the French capital, a project carried out in cooperation with the Paris gallery Michel Rein. The..
Sofia is second in Europe in growth of international overnight visitors in 2017, compared to the previous year, the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index shows. The index includes 162..
Do you remember what your favorite subject at school was? For the author of this article it was literature and history to some degree, but unfortunately we often learn by obligation. History requires us..
"Despite existing perceptions that education in Bulgaria has been working using outdated methods, Bulgarian pre-school and school education has been rapidly developing. For just 2 years 294 innovative..