Ekaterina Boncheva

Talent under communism survived individually, in spite of the state and its repressive apparatus

The communist Committee for State Security made every effort to bend music, as all other forms of art, to its propaganda objectives. Its main aim was to turn it into a “militant art in the ideological struggle and a powerful ideological tool for..

published on 3/24/17 11:44 AM

Where did sparrows go?

Spring is now everywhere around. One can hear the voices of different birds in the park more and more often. However, where did sparrows disappear? Environmental experts from the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds ask this..

published on 3/23/17 2:02 PM

Balkan Developments

Tension between Turkey and EU continues The EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn should stop acting as a colonial governor ,Turkey's Minister for EU Affairs Ömer Çelik said in response to..

published on 3/23/17 1:13 PM

Dr. Emil Markov on chess as psychotherapy

‘How do you see chess – as peace or as a war?’ asks Dr. Emil Markov. ‘As a war,’ I answer without any hesitation. ‘Why, can’t it be peace? Both parties helping each other, working on situations that improve their skills… So, chess can be peace..

published on 3/23/17 12:51 PM

Falconry or why only natural methods can be effective in a natural environment

There are quite a few songs in Bulgarian folklore, in which the falcon is described as a friend one can confide one’s sorrows to, a symbol of manly strength, the relentless Bulgarian spirit and the yearning for freedom and independence. In our..

published on 3/22/17 1:54 PM

Source of life and fierce element

How would Earth look like without water? Would it look like a desert? Nowadays, some minimum quantities of water can be found even in the deserts. Life on Earth would be impossible without water. That is why according to scientists, life may exist..

published on 3/22/17 1:42 PM

Nikola Rachnev: I bear forest in my heart

Bulgaria's great spiritual master and teacher Peter Deunov (Beinsa Deuno) advised his followers in his lecture on the energy of nature to show their love to a tree and plant an apple from an apple seed and take care of the sapling until it..

published on 3/21/17 10:32 AM

Balkan Developments

Albania faces political turmoil: Bujar Nishani Albania is in a state of serious political clashes and tensions which are detrimental to the upcoming parliamentary elections, said President Bujar Nishani in an address to the nation and appealed..

published on 3/20/17 1:39 PM

Trabant cars from Bulgaria, abroad, arrive to Veliko Tarnovo

More than one hundred cars of the Trabant brand from across Bulgaria, and also from Romania, Russia and Germany have gathered in the city of Veliko Tarnovo for s vintage car show. Trabant is a great car, the fans of the cardboard two-stroke vehicle..

published on 3/18/17 2:41 PM

Museum of history in Kyustendil shows children how our ancestors lived

What is a sun dial? How did our ancestors from the earliest of times keep track of time – of the hours, days, months? The answers to these and other questions are to be found at the playtime workshop for children at the Academician Yordan..

published on 3/18/17 9:50 AM