Did you know that Bulgarian pilots carried out one of the first military flights in the world? Their story is part of the pantheon of the Bulgarian military glory and impressed strongly the whole Europe, because until 1912 only Italy had used planes in military operations during the Italo-Turkish War in Northern Africa. The Balkan War broke out in October 1912, nine years after the suppression of the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising which left over..
Yesterday, 15 October, the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, submitted a motion of no confidence in the government, its third for the year. The first was tabled at the beginning of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU in January over allegations of corruption, and did not pass. Another no confidence motion marked the end of the Presidency in June, this time over the security sector, and this one did not pass either. This is not the..
On October 9 the Bulgarian fusion band Akaga surprised their music fans with a multimedia concert at hall No1 of the National Palace of Culture. Eighteen Bulgarian musicians who have contributed to the development of this band in the past 27 years took part at the two-hour concert. The audience enjoyed many wonderful songs, instrumental pieces and dances during the concert. Georgi Velev is one of the band’s trumpeters. He has been part of Akaga since..
The mixed Bulgarian couple in acrobatics Mariela Kostadinova and Panayot Dimitrov won a second title at the Youth Olympic Games which continue in Buenos Aires. The silver went to Israel and the bronze –..
36 years after its foundation, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin has had its first concert in Bulgaria. Lovers of the original sound of centuries-old music were pleased as in the First Studio of the..
Do you remember the story about the Little Prince who learned from the fox that tame means to establish ties. To me you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand little..