Balkan Developments

EU calls on Western Balkans to overcome their differences High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini called on the Western Balkan states to overcome their differences and to work..

published on 5/25/17 12:42 PM

Sofia disagrees with Putin claim that Slavonic alphabet arrived in Russia from Macedonian land

Bulgarian politicians have reacted sharply to a claim of Russian President Vladimir Putin that the Slavonic alphabet had arrived in Russia from Macedonian land. Putin voiced this thesis while in a meeting with his Macedonian counterpart Gjorge..

published on 5/25/17 10:03 AM

BNR awards student Zhaneta Tourlakova

The Bulgarian National Radio has again awarded a student from the Faculty of Journalism at St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia. The prize commemorates Prof. Veselin Dimitrov and aims to promote training in radio journalism. Third-year..

published on 5/24/17 4:33 PM

Foreigners learning the Bulgarian language as a second language

In figures from the Institute for Bulgarian Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia, roughly 15 million people across the globe speak Bulgarian. On the eve of the Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture May 24, we look into a..

published on 5/23/17 1:28 PM

Balkan Developments

EU wants Albania to start exiting the crisis EU Director General for Enlargement Christian Danielsson hailed the political leaders of Albania for showing ‘democratic maturity’ and called on for the execution of the political agreement achieved...

published on 5/22/17 12:44 PM

Enjoying sweet leisure time with Bulgarian delight and halva

Despite the wide variety of confectionery products on the market, Bulgarian- made lokum (delight) and halva are often served on the table. Today we meet Maria Georgieva, manager of a company based in Bulgaria’s Yambol that produces different..

published on 5/20/17 10:45 AM

Rodna Stryaha Academy for Bulgarian kids in Toronto

Do you remember the impatience that you would hand over the book with fairytales to you mom, in order for the latter to read fascinating stories for faraway lands, adventures and travels? The pupils of Zheni Popova see Bulgaria as this faraway..

published on 5/20/17 8:50 AM

Balkan Developments

Turkey, US vow to cut tensions Turkish President Recep Erdogan and his American counterpart Donald Trump have agreed during face-to-face talks to cut tensions between the two countries. Donald Trump has said that the US supports Turkey in its..

published on 5/18/17 1:58 PM

Gabrovo’s festival of happiness

6fest is the name of the international festival for urban art and happiness which will be held in the period May 19 – 21 across the streets of Gabrovo. Acrobats, fires, living statues, jugglers on stilts and carnival characters will turn the..

published on 5/17/17 12:00 PM

Knowledge heroes presented at Sofia Science Festival 7th edition

The 7 th edition of the Sofia Science Festival took place for a first time at its new home – Sofia Tech Park. A total of 65 lectures and discussions were held over the 4 festive days, accompanied by interactive experiments and demonstrations..

published on 5/15/17 3:08 PM