Remnants of sailing ship from the Ottoman Period (XVIII century) lying at a depth of 301 meters opposite the Southern Black Sea coast

Black Sea gradually reveals its secrets

Bulgaria’s eastern borders are shaped by the waters of the Black Sea. That is why there are many legends about this sea. One legend has it that it is named Black Sea due to the multiple shipwrecks that occurred in its waters. Billionaire Hans K...

published on 4/18/19 2:15 PM
The Kuyumdjiev House

“A la franga” – sign of Plovdiv’s integration into European way of life in the middle of 19th century

As part of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019, the Regional Ethnographic Museum in the city has prepared an interesting exhibition looking back at the times of the National Revival. Guests and residents of the city will be able to enjoy a..

published on 4/17/19 3:35 PM

140th anniversary of Tarnovo Constitution

After its Liberation, the young Bulgarian state under the force of the Treaty of Berlin needed to draft its major law. The inexperienced members of the National Assembly, thanks to their enthusiasm, responsibility and patriotism, did the job..

published on 4/16/19 12:54 PM

City Art Gallery, Plovdiv opens renovated “Icons” exposition

The icon hall of the City Art Gallery, Plovdiv in the Old Town opened doors with a fully renovated exposition. The highlight are the oldest icons from the collection, which are also deemed to be the icons with the highest artistic..

published on 4/6/19 8:20 AM
The house of factory owner Kiro Stefanov

Outdoor exhibition dedicated to 140th anniversary since proclamation of Sofia as capital of Bulgaria unveiled in City Garden

On April 3, 1879 the Constituent Assembly in Tarnovo unanimously elects Sofia as capital of the Principality of Bulgaria. The builders of modern Bulgaria embraced the idea of revival leader Marin Drinov with enthusiasm to..

published on 4/3/19 12:18 PM

Two national museums present jointly "Treasures of the Earth" Exhibition

The "Treasures of the Earth" shows exhibits from the funds of two museums in Sofia – the National Museum of History and the Earth and Man Museum. Host of the exhibition is the National Museum of History, and the aim is to highlight the..

published on 3/31/19 10:15 AM

Fritz Zwicky – the father of dark matter and supernovas was born in Bulgaria

One of the foremost astronomers and astrophysicists of all time, whose name was to remain connected with the stars forever, was born in Bulgaria, just before the turn of the 20 th century. On 14 February, 1898, a male newborn baby was..

published on 3/27/19 10:10 AM

Annunciation is foretelling Christ's Resurrection

Annunciation is one of the great feasts of the Lord and Marian feasts and the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates it on March 25th. On this day, Christians celebrate the good news Mary received that she would conceive and become the mother of..

published on 3/25/19 12:58 PM

Lajos Kossuth House Museum in Shumen –monument of Bulgaria-Hungary cultural relations

The Hungarian Revolution for Independence that broke out on March 15, 1848 was among the most significant events in the recent history of Europe. Hungary celebrates its national holiday on this day. The revolution continued until October 4,..

published on 3/15/19 3:10 PM

Preparation for Easter among Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria begins with act of mutual forgiveness

On the last day before the start of the Great Lent (March 10 th this year)/or seven weeks before Easter, Orthodox Christians celebrate the feast of Forgiveness Sunday. In the church liturgy on this day Christ's words are read: " If you do not..

published on 3/10/19 8:00 AM