Belyova Church - monument of national significance

The Belyova Church does not attract tourists with lavish decorations on the outside but everyone who goes there becomes amazed by the rich murals in vivid colours depicting countless biblical scenes and saints. One of the researchers of the..

published on 3/26/17 10:10 AM

Today we celebrate the Annunciation

Today we mark the great feast of the Annunciation (Blagoveshtenie), the glory of the gospel that Archangel Gabriel told the Blessed Virgin Mary - that she will give birth to the Son of God, the expected Savior of mankind. The feat is established in the..

published on 3/25/17 8:35 AM

Yunatsite and millennia-old history

Yunatsite /Heroes/, or the Flat Mound, situated 8 km away from the town of Pazardjik has always been one of the most interesting and long researched archaeological sites in Bulgaria. The initial excavations took place back in 1939 and were..

published on 3/21/17 12:35 PM
The monument of the hero in Momchilgrad

Momchil - defender of the Rhodope Mountains

There is hidden power in the depths of this land where many heroes were born and the memory of them passes along through folk songs and legends as example for future generations. One of these heroes is Momchil Voevoda. More about him from..

published on 3/11/17 9:15 AM
The signing of the San Stefano Peace Treaty

Professor Veselin Yanchev: Many lessons were unlearnt in the period after Bulgaria's liberation

The Russo-Turkish war ends on March 3, 1878 with the signing of the San Stefano Peace Treaty. However, a series of disputes have been held in the Bulgarian society on whether that war was a war of conquest or a war of liberation and what was..

published on 3/3/17 7:25 AM
Todor Slavchev himself

History in Todor Slavchev’s photo archive

The photographs of Todor Slavchev are as various as life itself and those have captured and preserved for the next generations the images of politicians, sportsmen, people of art and agriculture etc. One can see here the pictures of..

published on 2/24/17 1:13 PM

Remembering the Apostle

February 19 marks 144 years since the hanging of the Bulgarian Apostle of Freedom Vasil Levski. Since then he has grown into one of the rare bright symbols of national unity. Every year as we all commemorate him on this day the question arises:..

published on 2/18/17 12:10 PM

Paris Peace Treaty and defending Bulgaria’s national cause

On February 10, 1947 in Paris Bulgaria signed a peace treaty with the countries of the Anti-Hitler coalition that ended the country's participation in World War II. It was the result of the peace conference in Paris in the summer of 1946, at..

published on 2/10/17 1:52 PM

A new museum opens in an ancient Smolyan house

A new museum has opened in Smolyan. It is arranged in the ancient Hajitchonev House. Both the idea and the execution is credited to the Rhodope Hajduks youth group. The group's mission is to preserve and promote cultural heritage in the region of..

published on 1/8/17 9:05 AM

Epiphany and Synaxis of St. John the Baptist

After the Christmas and New Year holidays Epiphany and the Synaxis of St. John the Baptist are among the most popular winter holidays in Bulgaria. In the sphere of spirituality they seem to purify the festive atmosphere from the material..

published on 1/6/17 12:36 PM