BASSCOM is launching an initiative called “ZAvrushtaneto”, (To Return)

The Bulgarian Association of Software Companies, BASSCOM, is launching an initiative called “ZAvrushtaneto”, (To Return), which addresses the problem of the shortage of qualified staff in Bulgaria. The Association launched a survey among..

published on 8/19/18 1:50 PM

The Lame Dog – one of the oldest structures on Livingstone Island

Livingston Island, in the South Bay of Antarctica, is where the Bulgarian Antarctic base, St. Kliment Ohridski, is located. The first Bulgarian research expedition arrived in Antarctica in the spring of 1988, laying the beginning of Bulgarian..

published on 8/17/18 12:42 PM

St. Anastasia Island: an out-of-the-box celebration of Assumption of Mary

A most special place to mark the great feast of the Assumption of Mary on 15 August in Bulgaria is the Island of St. Anastasia. The island is located in the Bay of Bourgas at 6.5 km (4 sea miles) from the city between Cape Tchoukalya and Cape Atiya...

published on 8/14/18 3:30 PM

Balkan Developments

Thousands of Romanians protest in Bucharest More than 6,000 Romanians protested downtown Bucharest, demanding the resignation of the left-wing government headed by Viorica Dancila, as well as holding of early elections. People fear that..

published on 8/13/18 3:21 PM

Prof. Tsvetomir Loukanov – savior of children’s hearts in Heidelberg

Even the ancient ones realized the fragility of the heart – yet Homer described over 100 types of deadly injuries in battles. However, it was barely in the mid-20th century when surgeons dared to interfere and carry out a heart surgery. Prof...

published on 8/13/18 12:58 PM

Rila: a mountain festival amid beautiful lakes and an attempt to set a record

Thousands of enthusiasts are gathering on Saturday and Sunday in Bulgaria’s highest mountain Rila in the locality of the Seven Rila Lakes, a top destination for mountain lovers. The program of the festival includes a performance of the longest..

published on 8/11/18 8:25 AM

Beglika Festival comes again with a message to people in harmony with themselves and nature

Among the centuries-old forests and meadows of the most mystical Bulgarian mountain – the Rhodope Mountains, a non-traditional and non-urban festival takes places, gathering under the open sky musicians, artists, acrobats, poets and artists from all over..

published on 8/10/18 4:03 PM

Tradition and present day bring together young mothers in many Bulgarian cities

The breastfeeding week in Bulgaria has come to an end. In fact, it went on for more than seven days (from 1 to 7 August) and saw strong interest from both current and expectant mothers. The start of the campaigns of this kind was given back in 1992 by..

published on 8/9/18 7:47 PM

The Festival of Salt – an unforgettable experience on the shores of Atanasovsko Lake

One of Bulgaria’s most scenic places, Atanasovsko Lake welcomes thousands of tourists from the country and abroad every year. Its appeal can be attributed to various reasons, but several of them are sticking out. The first one is connected to the..

published on 8/9/18 2:19 PM

Livelihood with the scent of lavender

There is a legend saying that God gave useful herbs to make easier the life of Adam and Eve after their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Herbs included rosemary for keeping the spirit and lavender – to please the soul. Where lavender is..

published on 8/7/18 1:36 PM