Bulgaria through the eyes of young Europeans living there

The European Voluntary Service (EVS) together with Foundation 42 organize social events for foreigners, living and working in Bulgaria. The idea is to create an environment in which they can communicate with other foreigners who live here and at..

published on 5/13/18 8:00 AM

Half marathon in Sofia promotes active and healthy lifestyle

Over 500 people have registered today for the half marathon that takes place in Sofia on May 13 th . It includes 4 running distances for beginners and more experienced competitors: 600 m; 5 km; 10 km and the full 21.1 km. The start and finish of..

published on 5/12/18 11:15 AM

Friendly robots created by BAS

These are robots that take care of people in distress, help children with overcoming of difficulties and replace workers for the heaviest jobs. We take a peek into the future at the robotics institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences /BAS/, in..

published on 5/12/18 10:30 AM

11 May, day of Saints Cyril and Methodius: “The roses of Bulgaria” initiative unites Bulgarian weekend schools around the world

The Bulgarian weekend schools set up by Bulgarians abroad are self-organized entities, supported by the Bulgarian state. They devote a great deal of time and effort to preserve all things Bulgarian and keep the bond with Bulgaria alive...

published on 5/11/18 12:19 PM

Balkan Developments

Intense talks before Zaev-Tsipras meeting in Sofia Final agreement to resolve the Macedonian name dispute is expected to be reached at the meeting of Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaevand Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras planned for..

published on 5/10/18 3:51 PM

Funding of religions back on the agenda

After a long absence from the agenda of Bulgarian politics the sensitive issue of financing religions in Bulgaria is back on track. The parliamentary group of Gerb jointly with its political opponents, the Bulgarian Socialist Party and the..

published on 5/9/18 4:42 PM

Bulgaria celebrates Europe Day with diverse events

„Europe has never existed. One must genuinely create Europe,” Jean Monnet, one of the fathers of the European Union, then Commissioner of Planning of France /commissaireauPlan/,said in 1950. He was not after any abstract ideals likely to..

published on 5/9/18 1:52 PM

Weighted blankets help children and adults with health problems

In recent years a rise in the number of children with autism spectrum disorders has been observed, while stress lowers the quality of life of many people. We are not going to focus on statistics but on one of the means that could be helpful in..

published on 5/8/18 3:33 PM

The church of St. George is a mirror image of Bulgaria in Edirne, says Father Alexander Cikirik

The church of St. George the Great Martyr in Edirne was built in 1880 by permission of Sultan Hamid II in an architectural style typical of the late Bulgarian National Revival – an airy, high-ceilinged triple-nave basilica. Up until 1940 the..

published on 5/6/18 10:25 AM

6 May celebrations this year mark 140th anniversary of creation of Bulgarian army

In the Christian Orthodox calendar 6 May is the day of St. George the Victor. In Bulgaria Gergyovden , St. George’s Day, is an official holiday, declared a day of valour and of the Bulgarian army. For centuries, St. George has been depicted on..

published on 5/6/18 7:30 AM