Exhibition in Lovech brings together prayers from all religions

Within the Bulgaria’s Communication Strategy, an exhibition entitled "Prayers in 5 Languages" has opened in the lobby of the Regional Administration of Lovech. This year, one of the topics is "Tolerance and prevention of hate speech". The..

published on 6/15/19 11:35 AM

Samokov-town of traditions going back to national revival period

The town of Samokov was known as the center of culture, enlightenment and famous icon-painters in the not so distant past. However, the development of this Bulgarian town was mainly boosted by iron ore mining that existed in the region since the middle..

published on 6/13/19 1:19 PM

Giant reptiles inhabited Bulgarian lands in the distant past

In prehistoric times giant reptiles dominated the earth. And despite the fact scientists had long considered present Bulgarian lands as being seabed back then, it has turned out that there was an island –part of the European archipelago, in which..

published on 6/8/19 8:25 AM

International Orthodox Music Festival starts in Pomorie

In Bulgaria’s Pomorie, hundreds of talented singers from Bulgaria, Serbia, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine and the Netherlands gathered at the International Festival of Orthodox Music “Sveta Bogorodica Dostoino Est”(Theotokos – It is Truly Meet) for the..

published on 6/8/19 8:00 AM

European fashion influences in post-liberation Tarnovo

Bulgaria’s Liberation from Ottoman rule gave rise to events and phenomena showing Bulgaria’s civilization path. With the adoption of the Tarnovo Constitution, the construction of Bulgarian statehood began. More and more citizens started welcoming..

updated on 6/7/19 3:12 PM

Hristo Botev's home has not closed doors since it became museum 75 years ago

On the Day of Hristo Botev and those who fell for the freedom of Bulgaria, we take you to his home in Kalofer, which was turned into a museum 75 years ago. The story of the house is interesting and it is part of a museum complex, declared a..

published on 6/2/19 9:00 AM
The monument on Okolchitsa Peak and the painting (small picture) “Botev’s detachment land on Danube bank” by Dimitar Gyudjenov

Hristo Botev has been symbol of Bulgaria’s freedom in the past 143 years

On June 2 Bulgaria marks the Day of Hristo Botev and the people who fell for Bulgaria’s freedom and independence. At 12 pm sharp their great deed will be honored with a minute of silence and the sound of the air raid sirens. On the eve of..

published on 6/2/19 8:30 AM

May 24 – day of Slavic First Educators and Enlighteners

The Day of Bulgarian education and culture and Slavonic Script (May 24) is closely related to the work and the deed of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius. The Bulgarian Orthodox Church which canonized them as saints honors Cyril and..

published on 5/24/19 8:20 AM
The monument of St. St. Cyril and Methodius at Mikulčice

Mikulčice village on Morava River keeps the spirit of Cyril and Methodius alive

Every year on 24 May, the day of Bulgarian education, culture and the Slavic alphabet, Bulgarians from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria and Germany throng to the village of Mikulčice in the Czech Republic. A lot of other..

published on 5/24/19 8:00 AM

Archaeologists versus Treasure Hunters game or how to preserve our own history

We have serious problem with treasure hunters in Bulgaria, because every day they damage heavily the archaeological sites. We can restore our state, demography and economy, but if we destroy our history we will not be able to buy it later. That..

published on 5/19/19 8:00 AM