Scholars map heroic places, persons in Bulgaria

The map Vestiges of Heroic Time which marks 100 sites for commemoration found in the entire territory of Bulgaria was presented at the Regional Museum of History in Ruse. The map is part of a two-year project Vestiges of Heroic Time..

published on 4/21/18 10:45 AM

93rd anniversary of St. Nedelya Church Assault – bloodiest in Bulgarian history act of terrorism

The bloodiest ever terrorist action in this country’s history was carried out on 16 April 1925 – that was the St. Nedelya Church Assault. The ultra-left wing of the Bulgarian Communist Party /banned by the court in 1923/ was the perpetrator. The..

published on 4/16/18 12:40 PM

Thomas Sunday marked on April 15

On the first Sunday after Easter we honor the memory of one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ – Thomas the Apostle, also known as Doubting Thomas. Doubting Thomas was skeptical at first when he heard that Jesus had risen from the dead and..

published on 4/15/18 8:00 AM

Twenty five years since discovery of priceless finds at ancient burial mound Ostrusha

Twenty five years ago on April 13, 1993 the Bulgarian archaeologist Georgi Kitov and his team discover the central chamber of the ancient Thracian burial mound (tumulus) Ostrusha near the town of Shipka. This tumulus placed among the..

published on 4/14/18 10:15 AM

Easter – the return of faith and hope of a better world

Easter has come. The resurrection of Christ, Pascha (or Passover, from Hebrew) is the biggest feast of the year for Orthodox Christians, also called Feast of All Feasts. Easter is regarded as the greatest event in the history of the human race. It..

published on 4/8/18 7:35 AM
Bulgarian students in Switzerland

Exhibition at Stara Zagora Regional Museum of History: “With the spirit of Bulgaria and the thought of Europe”

An exhibition entitled “With the spirit of Bulgaria and the thought of Europe” is on at the Regional Museum of History in Stara Zagora until the end of June. The exhibition is dedicated to the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU and..

published on 4/6/18 8:05 AM

Brotherly Mound monument resembles Thracian mound

The Brotherly Mound memorial complex in Plovdiv to open doors as a Thracian Pantheon and a center of monumental art – that was the suggestion, made before the Plovdiv 2019 foundation by Dimitar Pampoulov, a famous public figure of the city. The..

published on 3/31/18 2:05 PM

Annunciation, the beginning of our Salvation

The Christian Church celebrates Annunciation on March 25. “Today’s feast is both of Our Lady and of Our Lord”, explains Father Antoniy Marchev from Pirdop, Lovech Eparchy, and brings us more on the subject: “ Today Christians commemorate..

published on 3/25/18 7:00 AM

National archives mount first exhibition presenting Bulgarians who helped rescue Jews 75 years ago

“1943: Persecution and protection. The fate of the Bulgarian Jews” – this is the title of an exhibition of documents, commemorating the 75 th anniversary of the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews. This isthe first time the Archives State Agency is..

published on 3/17/18 11:35 AM

Volga Bulgaria – Medieval gateway between East and West

After the decay of Old Great Bulgaria of ruler Khan Kubrat his second son Kotrag migrated northwards with another group of Proto Bulgarians. He settled in the Middle Volga basin and around the year 660 founded Volga Bulgaria. Today evidence of..

published on 3/17/18 10:05 AM