The Murder of the Impossible – a book dedicated to Bulgarian mountain climber Boyan Petrov

The collection of publications “The Murder of the Impossible”, dedicated to renowned Bulgarian mountaineer Boyan Petrov who died last spring while climbing Shishapangma, was presented in Sofia on 7 February – Boyan Petrov’s birthday...

published on 2/16/19 9:15 AM

Maria Yurukova transforms old T-shirts into beautiful interior items

A year ago, Maria Yurukova discovered her environmental cause - that small doze of care for nature which would help her make the world a wonderful place to live. The „Knit with a T-shirt“ campaign was born in response to gloomy..

published on 2/15/19 11:09 AM

ArtRosaliade, the art feast of love and wine, this year highlighting glass

The international forum is organized every year in Veliko Turnovo as an affirmation of the two coinciding feast days – of wine (the day of St. Trifon the Pruner), and of love (St. Valentine’s Day), 14 February, said the exhibition’s curator..

published on 2/14/19 2:10 PM

St. Trifon Zarezan, a day that begins with the pruning of vines and ends with the drinking of wine

14 February may be better known as St. Valentine’s Day in other countries, but in Bulgaria it is celebrated as the day of vine growers and of wine. Here, it goes by the name of Trifon Zarezan (the Pruner). This is a time for..

published on 2/14/19 12:35 PM

Week of Marriage in Bulgaria encourages sustainable family life

Marriage Week celebrates in Bulgaria, for the eighth year in a row, sound matrimony – “the union between a man and a woman, who have stepped into a mutual dedication to one another to the end of their days”, the initiators of the idea have..

published on 2/12/19 11:34 AM

Balkan Developments

Macedonia signs protocol for accession to NATO North Macedonia is one step away from NATO membership. On February 6 this country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov and the NATO Ambassadors signed the protocol for accession to..

published on 2/11/19 1:39 PM

Burgas welcomes Chinese New Year with events showing modern Chinese culture

The coastal city of Burgas welcomes the Chinese New Year for the second time with events showing the modern Chinese culture. The year of Earth Pig was welcomed symbolically with a photo exhibition named “Joy to the World. Happy Chinese New Year!”...

published on 2/10/19 10:15 AM

Only 2% of the world’s maritime workforce is made up of women

Only 2% of the world’s maritime workforce is made up of women. Some merchant shipping companies tacitly ignore the female applications at the expense of the job applications filed by men. This information was announced during an international conference..

published on 2/9/19 2:30 PM

Many wine festivals are held in Bulgaria in February

Many Bulgarian towns and villages host wine festivals in February. Southwest Bulgaria is among the leading Bulgarian regions in vine-growing and wine-making due to its mild climate and warm Mediterranean winds. Twenty two-year-old Petar Mihov was..

published on 2/9/19 9:05 AM

Pleven hosts 17th International Apiculture Fair

Between February 7 and 10 over 150 companies from 22 countries are participating at the 17 th International Fair Apiculture-Pleven 2019. Leading manufacturers from Austria, Canada, Italy, Germany, England, Poland, Serbia, Turkey, Greece, China,..

published on 2/8/19 1:46 PM