Maria Spasova: The secret of success is a combination of drive, patience, tenacity, hard work and loving what you do

The oldest archaeological evidence of the existence of cosmetics goes back to 4,000 BC and was discovered in Egypt. The first written document with makeup tips is the Ebers Papyrus, one of the oldest medical manuscripts of herbal knowledge, dating back..

published on 6/29/17 10:09 AM

Can fidget spinners ease tension at school?

Bulgarian pupils pass many exams at the end of each school year. Their knowledge is assessed by their school teachers, as well as by external inspectors. Pupils often have to learn a lot in a matter of few days of intensive studying which boosts..

published on 6/27/17 1:47 PM

Balkan developments

Erdogan objects US providing arms to Kurds Turkish President Recep Erdogan has said as quoted by Anadolu News Agency that the plans of the United States of America to provide arms to the Kurds in Syria in support of their fight against the..

published on 6/27/17 10:58 AM

Sofia Breathes Festival today and in June in front of St. Alexander Nevski cathedral

The Sofia Breathes urban culture festival is taking place in the capital city for the 8 th time today and tomorrow in front of the St. Alexander Nevski cathedral. The event kicks off at 4.30 PM. "The festival features an exhibition by 50..

published on 6/24/17 9:03 AM

Today is Spanish Language Day

Today, 24 June, is Spanish language Day, marked every year on the last Saturday of June, said for the BNR Javier Valdivielso, Director of the Cervantes Institute in Sofia and added: “Spanish Language Day has been organized in Bulgaria since..

published on 6/24/17 7:53 AM

Bulgarian National Radio organizes Radio Park Fest

During the first weekend of summer, 24 and 25 June, the Bulgarian National Radio is organizing a Radio Park Fest. Some of the most popular Bulgarian pop, rock, funk and hip-hop performers - Jeremy?, The Lefties, The Top Stoppers, Funky..

published on 6/24/17 7:37 AM

Spirituality is school where we meet together and study – Zdravko Yonchev says on occasion of International Yoga Day

The International Yoga Day is marked for the 3 rd time in 2017. Let us remind that according to the resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly at the end of 2014 June 21 was declared the International Yoga Day. The official proposal was tabled to..

published on 6/23/17 3:13 PM

Medicinal herbs are at their most potent on Enyovden, 24 June

Since time immemorial the curative properties of herbs in the Bulgarian lands have been known far and wide. The Thracians knew about them, as did the Slavs and the proto-Bulgarians. There are legends, tales and songs of herbs picked at dawn by..

published on 6/23/17 2:10 PM
​The public in Trun opted for the prospect of developing tourism and agriculture rather than mining in one of the most economically backward regions of Bulgaria.

Local referendums are the benchmarks leading to a culture of active citizenship

While over the past fortnight the public domain and parliament have been in the grip of discussions on the electoral legislation and whether to introduce a majority voting system in Bulgaria or not, two Bulgarian towns held local referendums. This..

published on 6/23/17 12:43 PM

Balkan Developments

Romanian government falls after a no-confidence vote The Romanian government fell after the ruling Social Democratic Party (PSD) took the unusual move to file a no confidence against its own prime minister. 241 MPs voted in favor of the vote and..

published on 6/22/17 2:39 PM