“I believe that even talented playwright Stanislav Stratiev who wrote the role in the emblematic movie Band With No Name especially for Velko Kunev, would have found it hard to find words of solace if he were here with us now. Velko..
„What is happening around the world, concerns us, and the more we turn a blind eye to that it concerns us, the more we get encaged in our domestic problems and narrow our horizon, the more inadequate we become in making..
Bulgaria had no Prague Spring, no Tender Revolution, no Solidarity movement, nor huge dissidents like Havel and Wałęsa. The main reasons are the psychology of the Bulgarian people and the repressions against the intellectual elite..
Reciting his poem An Interview in the Whale's Womb, Pavlov went on to say: „To enter the whale's womb you should prove you've got worth. There is 'worth' control… There I first met Valery Petrov, and say, Boris Hristov met me…”..
“Europe in anything other than the geographical sense is a wholly artificial construct.” Sobering words, especially coming from Margaret Thatcher in her book Statecraft. In the 1980s, the Iron Lady dragged Britain out of the..
The Other Bulgaria – these were the thousands of Bulgarians outcast abroad after the pro-Soviet coup d’etat on 9 September 1944. Scattered around the globe, they carried the image of their motherland, its controversial past, tragic present..
In a piece of correspondence, great Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi once wrote: „Do not try too hard to teach a singer how to sing. Provided he has got a devil on his back he knows how to sing.” These words perfectly suit Ghena..
„I had mostly poor marks in Bulgarian language and literature. I got them because I could not possibly write an introduction, a body copy and a conclusion in an essay. I begin as I like and wind up the story as I like.” This is what..
„I have heard Blaga Dimitrova being described as a misunderstanding – a woman, and a poetess at that and so very rational. Critics who often reproach her of being ‘notional’ also blame her for a knack ‘to invent’.” These are words of celebrated..
As Roman Pontiff, Pope John Paul II paid over 100 visits in different parts of the world. He was the first Pope to have been inside a synagogue, a mosque and a protestant church, sending out an important message to the public, a message..
Love of Bulgaria’s songs and dances brought hundreds of visitors from abroad to the festival in Koprivshtitsa during the weekend at the..
“The problem with the second gas interconnector between Greece and Bulgaria is the unfinished construction work. We are expecting a day-to-day..
Hardly anyone doubts that among the diverse and rich nature of Bulgaria one can find these aromatic mushrooms that are worth a fortune on world markets...