Elder Dobri also known as The Saint from Baylovo passed away today at the age of 103. Elder Dobri is one of Bulgaria’s biggest private contributors to Bulgarian churches and cathedrals. Although Elder Dobri lived modestly, he donated in his life over EUR 40,000 (own money and money donated by generous Bulgarians). In 2005 he donated EUR 5,000 to the St Cyril and Methodius Church in the village of Baylovo. In 2007 he donated EUR 12,500 to the Eleshnishki Monastery. The money was used for the renovation of the monastery. He also donated money to the church in Gorno Kamartsi village. In 2008 he donated money for the restoration of a church in Kalofer. In 2009 Elder Dobri donated EUR 18,000 to St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia- the biggest private donation in the known history of the over 100 year-old cathedral.
Nearly 2,000 people visited the National Palace of Culture in Sofia (which hosts most of the events of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union) during the Bulgarian Presidency Open Doors Day. They visited the halls where over..
Bulgaria’s culture is a real driving force. It develops and continues to produce great minds and talents, Bulgaria’s Minister of Culture Boil Banov said in his speech during the Golden Age award ceremony. The event was held on occasion of the..
There were 3,321 community centers in Bulgaria at the end of 2017. 663 community centers (20%) are in the Bulgarian towns and cities and 2,658 community centers (80%) are in the Bulgarian villages, the National Statistical Institute informs. The number..