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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..