A cosmopolitan girl has returned to the village of her grandparents with the idea to save the local school in which members of her family worked as teachers in the years of the Ottoman rule and in modern Bulgaria after the Liberation. With her remarkable enthusiasm she has virtually woken up the locals absorbed by everyday problems. Kristiana Branzalova has studied architecture and polytechnics in Milan, Italy, and in her graduation thesis decided..
Ankara: Kurdish independence referendum will further destabilize the region “Next month's referendum on Iraqi Kurdish independence violates Iraq's constitution and will further destabilize the region,” said Bekir Bozdag, spokesman for the Turkish government. The regional government of Kurdistan is not calling off the referendum and it will take place on 25 September, despite concerns voiced by countries neighbouring on Iraq and a U.S. request to..
This week, readers of The New Yorker are reading a story set in the centre of Sofia. The story is called "An Evening Out" and is by American author Garth Greenwell. He published his first novel “What belongs to you” last year and it, too, is set in Bulgaria. The book in English is nominated for the US National Book Award. In the interview he gave for The New Yorker , Greenwell says that “Bulgarian is the most beautiful language in the world”,..
A month ahead of the seventh edition of the international off-road race Balkan Offroad Rallye it is clear that it is going to see a record turnout. More than 120 off-road vehicles from various categories are..
Bulgaria’s top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov had a successful start in the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament. He defeated Feliciano Lopez of Spain 7:6, 6:4. In the next round the Bulgaria faces Juan..
The Italian travel blog www.girandolina.it , which is in the Top 100 of travel blogs in the world, is inviting tourists to go and visit Plovdiv in Bulgaria, Plovdiv municipality has announced. At..
The forthcoming total solar eclipse termed by some the Great American Eclipse will be on 21 August 2017 and will for sure remain in the history of world astronomy. The reasons: first, this will be the first..