Rakia workshop or what we /don’t/ know about Bulgarian brandy

Bulgarian rakia /brandy/ is a traditional strong alcoholic beverage that is prepared via the distillation of fermented fruit, typical for other Balkan states as well. However, do Bulgarians themselves know how to combine the different kinds of..

published on 6/17/18 10:35 AM

Adelina Banakieva: It is about time the Bulgarian civil society started monitoring the social institutions

They call Adelina Banakieva the woman with a cause for a reason. She always gives a helping hand to children in need – when they cannot go to school, because they have no shoes, or live in abandoned old vehicles in the streets. Adelina..

published on 6/16/18 8:00 AM

Lyubomila Krivoshieva and her fight to save wild animals

“How about this fawn? You can have it for EUR 2.5 only!” That was the unexpected offer which a man received upon his visit to the market, looking for mushrooms. The man reached out his hand to the nylon bag and saw a terrified newly-born deer..

published on 6/14/18 2:24 PM

Balkan Developments

President Gjorge Ivanov refuses to sign agreement on Macedonia’s name I will neither support nor sign such a harmful text, Macedonia’s President Gjorge Ivanov said in an address to the nation on occasion of the agreement between Macedonia’s..

published on 6/14/18 12:13 PM

Celebration of engineering and innovation

Bulgaria 's eleventh participation in The Eco-marathon Europe is supported by the National Commission of UNESCO for the Republic of Bulgaria, as well as local authorities from participating cities. The Eco-marathon Europe 2018 will take..

published on 6/14/18 11:01 AM

Bulgarian communities in Western Balkans call for Sunday schools and easier access to Bulgarian citizenship

"The Bulgarian communities in Serbia, Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo should have engaged more actively in discussions that took place before the Western Balkans summit on May17. They are aware of the situation and problems in these countries and..

published on 6/13/18 3:25 PM

Dolna Malina Open Fest – artistic transformation of small village

Young people in a Bulgarian village take care of its transformation. The innovative approach has been demonstrated by its Mayor Yonko Dimitrov – a young man himself. I met him while the latter was repairing the stage lights of the local..

published on 6/13/18 12:48 PM

People in Bulgaria look for rights ever more actively: Plamen Dimitrov

Bulgaria is among the last in EU in terms of basic workers’ rights, guaranteed by the state legislation. That was the conclusion of President of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria Plamen Dimitrov upon presenting the third..

published on 6/12/18 1:44 PM

Balkan Developments

Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov to meet his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildrim in Ismir On June 12 Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov will meet his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildrim in Ismir. Premiers Borissov and Yildirim will discuss..

published on 6/11/18 1:48 PM

Gemeto’s daughter donates his archive to State Agency ‘Archives’

At one of the first sittings of the Council of Europe Bulgarian political emigrant Dr. G. M. ‘Gemeto’ Dimitrov insisted on empty chairs left for the Eastern Bloc states – and one day those seats would be taken. The agricultural leader in exile..

published on 6/11/18 1:11 PM