The locality of Kaleto near Dobrin in the region of Dobrich is the home of Zaldapa – the biggest fortified city surviving from Antiquity in the lands of present-day Dobroudhza, Northeastern Bulgaria. Field research at Zaldapa suggests that it was quite densely built. The first archaeological digs date back to 1906-1910. This was followed by partial field research and observation. Over time Antiquity building material has suffered from permanent looting and..
The Balgarshtitsi compilation of 672 unpublished folklore songs from the archive of Kosta Kolev was released a few months ago. The famous accordion player, composer and conductor passed away in 2010 at the age of 89, leaving behind thousands of folklore sample arrangements, his own works in the folklore style, also soundtracks of dance plays etc. Kosta Kolev devoted decades of his active professional life to the Bulgarian National Radio where he was hired as a..
Despite the fact that almost 30 years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of socialism in Eastern Europe, memories are still alive. Today those born after 1989 listen with interest to the stories of their relatives on that period, but those often sound surreal to them. This is actually the target group of three entrepreneurs who have decided to show Sofia back in the days and through the eyes of the average citizen. That is done with the..
The Bulgarian Association of Software Companies, BASSCOM, is launching an initiative called “ZAvrushtaneto”, (To Return), which addresses the problem of the shortage of qualified staff in Bulgaria. The..
Three teams of archaeologists are starting excavations at Trapezitsa fortress in Veliko Turnovo. The financing, amounting to 38,000 Leva, is provided by the Ministry of Culture. Prof. Konstantin Totev..
A shorter working week and automation of production can help optimize the labour market, indicates a report by Colliers International , analyzing the labour markets in six countries of Central and Eastern..
The Bulgarian movie Aga by director Milko Lazarov has won the Best Picture Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival. The four-member jury of the festival led by Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi adjudicated..