Unconventional Easter eggs decorated by adepts in the craft

Eggs have always been the symbol of Easter. The old-time techniques of dyeing eggs are now making a comeback, new ones are appearing, and in the hands of the women adept at this craft, eggs become veritable works of art. In their work they use..

published on 4/25/19 9:45 AM

Kozunak and dyed eggs for Easter at the Bulgarian school in Lisbon

To get to know your country with the first faltering words, other people’s stories, lessons, and then to try to draw it in colour. For thousands of Bulgarian children scattered around the world, the school brings something magical...

published on 4/25/19 9:10 AM

Iva Mihaylova: Orthodox Christians can also participate at peace mass downtown Sofia

The visit of Pope Francis to Bulgaria will pass under the sign of peace- His Holiness Pope Francis chose the “Peace on Earth” motto for his apostolic trip which is based on the  title of  Pacem in Terris enciclica..

published on 4/24/19 2:38 PM

Stay Alive – a book with a message to the young that driving is not just fun, it is a responsibility

Traffic police have data of the number of people killed and injured on the roads in Bulgaria going back to 1951. In that year there were 202 people killed and 790 injured. Up until 1990 data show that the number of people killed in..

published on 4/22/19 12:54 PM
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Balkan Developments

North Macedonia’s new President to be elected at run-off The voter turnout at the Presidential elections in North Macedonia reached 42%. A total of 1.8 million people were registered and had the right to cast their ballots at these elections. 4%..

published on 4/22/19 12:14 PM

Dutch environmentalist Patrick Smithuis found his soul in Shavarite nature reserve

Patrick George Smithuis is a Dutch environmentalist and director of documentaries. In 1994 he arrived on a working visit in Bulgaria for the first time, found his love in this country and stayed there. Initially Mr Smithuis was planing..

published on 4/21/19 8:30 AM

The Bulgarian Palm Sunday – an array of colourful traditions in different parts of the country

A week before Orthodox Easter, Bulgarians celebrate Tsvetnitsa , Palm Sunday, marking the beginning of a week filled with spiritual messages in the life of Christians – the time when Jesus Christ accepted the suffering and death on the cross to..

published on 4/21/19 8:00 AM

Spring flowers in the European capital of culture Plovdiv

An installation of living flowers is being constructed in Plovdiv, its motto is “Bring a flower to the old town!”. The initiative is on the occasion of the 50 th anniversary of the Ancient Plovdiv municipal institute. The organizers - Fiori &..

published on 4/20/19 8:05 AM

Why storks deliver babies to Tutrakan

The general hospital in Tutrakan on the Danube ranks among the top three medical establishments in the country in obstetrics and gynaecology, according to the national “Best hospitals in Bulgaria” rankings. The wards in..

published on 4/19/19 2:04 PM

Bulgaria seeks permanent solution to electricity theft issue

The essence of electricity theft has changed significantly in recent years. The devices used to measure electricity consumption have advanced rapidly in technological aspect and now it is very difficult for the ordinary citizens to manipulate..

published on 4/15/19 3:05 PM