Syrian doctor living and working for 40 years in Bulgaria

For 40 years, a Syrian doctor has been living in Bulgaria and has saved many lives. Dr. Haddad, a native of Damascus, chose to work in the hospital in Gorna Oryahovitsa years ago, leaving a career in a private clinic in Aleppo. He arrived in..

published on 11/17/17 5:55 PM

Bulgaria will not ban diesel and gasoline cars as planned in England and France

Bulgarians prefer driving gasoline vehicles and the 4,000-euro discount on buying new electric vehicle does not motivate people to change their cars. This is an investment that people postpone to the future. These conclusions were made by..

published on 11/17/17 8:35 AM

Sculpture of legendary Czech brewers Prošek Brothers erected downtown Sofia

Near the entrance of the Bulgarian National Television downtown Sofia, on the site where one of the first breweries in Bulgaria used to be, there is already a sculpture and a memorial plaque of brothers Jiří and Bogdan Prošek. The two Czechs are..

published on 11/16/17 2:33 PM

Balkan Developments

Eurydice hurricane in Greece takes victims The Aegean Symi Island, aka ‘the Greek Venice’ was hit and flooded by the Eurydice hurricane. The local harbor is now sunk under thick mud and the entire infrastructure of the island reveals huge..

published on 11/16/17 12:21 PM

Population ageing likely to power economic growth in Bulgaria

Amid a public discussion of the draft for a National Program for Occupational Safety and Health 2018-2020, the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) has circulated the views and comments of leading experts on its variety of aspects. The program reads that..

published on 11/15/17 2:31 PM
Isabella Genova, Natalia Buhova and Kirilka Mladenova (from left to right)

Three more talented women on For Women in Science list

Only three out of 50 Bulgarian women competing have won their scholarship under the For Women in Science program this year with scientific research in the area of natural science. The national scholarship program has been implemented in Bulgaria..

published on 11/14/17 1:55 PM

Colorful Knotwork supports the homeless

In the course of three days, a shopping center in Sofia hosted a forum supporting traditional knitting. The festival Colorful Knotwork presented a few very skilled masters of this craft and their works. Apart from buying various handmade pieces..

published on 11/13/17 1:01 PM

Balkan Developments

Turkey seizes 34 terrorist suspects Daily Sabah newspaper has announced that the police in Istanbul have seized at least 34 foreign nationals suspected of connections with the Middle East terrorist group Islamic State. In figures released by..

published on 11/13/17 12:32 PM

On visually impaired people and their path in life

He used to draw alongside world-famous Christo when he was a child, but at the age of 18 colors left his sight and he has lived in a world with no images ever since. Today, at the age of 83 Spas Karafezov takes fatherly care of the souls of..

published on 11/13/17 12:15 PM

Aleksandra Veleva – Tushy recreates birth of new life via glass and stone

A unique of its kind charity exhibition and auction is taking place in Sofia, to be on until the end of November. It presents a cycle of 14 works of young artist Aleksandra Veleva – Tushy, named ‘From Glass to Life’, or ‘IN VITRO – IN VIVO’...

published on 11/11/17 9:15 AM