The traditional martenitsa amulet is running to find a place on the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage.
The nomination has been launched at the meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the organization in South Korea. The martenitsa is a joint nomination of four countries where this custom is common – Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Macedonia.
Though there is an ongoing dispute of the origin of the martenitsa and it is found in various legends, Bulgarians, Macedonians, Romanians and Moldovans exchange red-and-white tassels on March 1 for the sake of health and luck.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will join the informal meeting of the EU heads of state or government on 23 February in Brussels. The meeting will discuss two main topics – the composition of the European Parliament after the elections..
The services for maritime administration of Bulgaria and Romania have signed an agreement for the conditions and procedure of carrying out joint checks of sailing vessels along internal waterways in the Bulgarian-Romanian section of the River Danube...
“ Having placed the Western Balkans on the map of European politics, Bulgaria should also propose a roadmap and schedule of how EU accession shall take place ”, said Bulgarian Vice President Iliana Iotova. Iotova addressed the opening of a..