On September the 14th the Christian world marks the day of Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-creating Cross or the Feast of the Cross. According to church tradition, Saint Helena – mother of Emperor Constantine the Great was a..
On September 6, Bulgaria marks the Day of Unification of the Principality of Bulgaria with Eastern Rumelia. Events that would lead to this important date for us started on March 3, 1878 with the signing of the Treaty of San Stefano between Russia..
In the 7th century the Proto-Bulgarians led by Khan Asparuh crossed the Danube to create a new Bulgarian state in 681 on the territory of today's northeastern Bulgaria. The first capital city was Pliska and next Preslav became capital. During..
The town of Pomorie is situated some 20 km away from Burgas. Every Bulgarian has heard the song of Nedyalko Yordanov named A Family Memory of Pomorie and whoever has visited the place would love to return there. It simply has it all –..
If you ever wanted to feel the spirit of Sofia that bears the marks of different historical eras and shows how various cultures that existed on these lands interacted and intertwined, you would pay a visit to the historical center of the city...
For the people of Strandzha the locality called Petrova Niva holds special significance. It was here that, in 1903, a congress was held that made the decision to call an uprising – the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie uprising – which was brutally..
The 15 th of August is Assumption Day, a feast particularly venerated across the Bulgarian lands, connected with the Mother of God – patroness of childbirth, of motherhood and the giving of life. In towns and villages where there is a church or a..
Bulgarian history is a constant source of facts that can always surprise us. The way of presenting these facts, however, is also importantas boring information would destroy the interest of readers. Almost every Bulgarian family keeps stories..
The Nobel committee will be holding its award ceremony in just a few months’ time and for the first time this year, Bulgaria is being mentioned in connection with the prizes. Because of the act of heroism of the Bulgarian Orthodox church and its..
Not far from Botevo village, 30 kilometers to the East of Dobrich and 35 to the North of Varna, in a locality where medicinal water flows from what is known as the Marina spring, rise the white walls of the St. Marina monastery. According to..