St. Ivan Rilski – the heavenly protector of Bulgaria

On October 19, Orthodox Bulgaria honors the memory of its heavenly protector, St. Ivan Rilski. The name of the most famous monastery in this country, which is also a monument of UNESCO and has preserved the faith and spirituality of the..

published on 10/19/18 2:00 PM

Bulgarian pilots among the pioneers of the world military aviation

Did you know that Bulgarian pilots carried out one of the first military flights in the world? Their story is part of the pantheon of the Bulgarian military glory and impressed strongly the whole Europe, because until 1912 only Italy had used..

published on 10/16/18 2:32 PM

14 October: Day of St, Paraskeva (Petka) of Turnovo, Petkovden

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..

published on 10/14/18 8:00 AM
Dep. Minister of Culture Amelia Gesheva (front), Dr. Hristo Popov, H.E. Ambassador Grigorios Vasilokonstandakis and Dr. Polixeni Adam-Veleni at the opening of the exposition.

Poster exhibition highlights cooperation between archaeologists from Bulgaria and Greece

An exhibition “Greece – Bulgaria: Bridges of culture for progress and sustainability” is on at the Archaeological Museum in Sofia. The exhibition presents 11 posters showcasing the cross-border cooperation between the two countries in..

published on 10/11/18 11:39 AM

Sofia Theological Seminary marks its 115th anniversary

The Sofia Theological Seminary St John of Rila marks its 115 th anniversary this year. It was built in 1903 on a plot of land donated by the city authorities. The Sofia Theological Seminary continues the deed of the Samokov Theological..

published on 10/7/18 8:00 AM

Bulgarian high school in Bolhrad marks 160th anniversary

The idea of ​​creating a Bulgarian secondary school in Bessarabia belongs to Ukrainian scholar Yuriy Venelin, who in 1832 offered that a Central School and a Bulgarian National Museum should be opened in Bolhrad. His idea started to be..

published on 10/5/18 4:36 PM

Lyutitsa holds out promise of finds of gold

The team, headed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bonny Petrunova, Director of the National Museum of History, exploring the medieval town of Lyutitsa near Ivaylovgrad in the region of Haskovo, have found the first gold coin on site. The coin is of the kind..

published on 9/30/18 8:55 AM

Dobrich marks 25 September as town of wartime glory

With celebrations, concerts and theatrical performances, Dobrich marked 25 September, the day of Dobrich. On this date, in 1940, Dobrich, along with the entire region of South Dobroudzha, which had been annexed by Romania in 1913, was restored..

published on 9/27/18 12:19 PM
Proclaiming the Independence of Bulgaria – Prince Ferdinand (center) in uniform

September 22 – Bulgaria marks 110 years since declaration of independence

The history of Bulgaria is studded with many memorable dates. Some of them are public holidays, but they are more than days off work when you can take a break, they are days for reflection. Because freedom should not be taken for granted, in..

published on 9/22/18 8:00 AM
Prof. Widen Tabakoff, 1964 and his dream come true – Niel Armstrong’s stroll on the Moon, July 20, 1969

Widen Tabakoff – the Bulgarian who prepared flights to the Moon

An exhibition named The Unlimited Space of the Human Mind was unveiled at Sofia’s hall of the Bulgarian National Archives. It displays the life and deed of remarkable American scientist Prof. Widen Tabakoff /1919 – 2015/. He was born in the..

published on 9/21/18 2:01 PM