On Spasovden ( Ascension ) the village of Bov awaits for guests from ne ar and far! For the picturesque and ancient mountain village of Bov, perched above the Iskar Gorge, today's feast - Ascension Day, also popular in Bulgaria as..
This year marks the 160 th anniversary of the birth of one of the most famous donors and benefactors of the city of Plovdiv - industrialist Dimitar Petrov Kudoglu. Born in 1862 in the region of Xanthi in northeastern Greece, he inherited the..
The holy brothers Cyril and Methodius were canonized as saints by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church for the translation into Church-Slavonic and popularization of the liturgical Old Slavonic books, and for the spread of Christianity among the..
On April 16, 2022 Bulgaria marks the 143 rd anniversary since the adoption of the first Constitution – the Tarnovo Constitution. The document endorsed the democratic values of the Bulgarian people and laid the foundations of Bulgaria’s..
Georgi Ivanov is the first person from Bulgaria and the Balkans to have gone down in history as having conquered outer space for one day, 23 hours and 1 minute, exactly 43 years ago. On 10 April, 1979, at 20.00 hours and 34 minutes..
The Calliope House is one of the must-see stops for everyone wishing to learn details about the history of the city of Ruse located on the Danube River, dubbed the Little Vienna. The emblematic Calliope House, which was built back in..
Today, March 12, Bulgarians are celebrating Todorovden - a favorite church holiday, which is observed on the first Saturday of Lent. Todorovden honors the memory of the Christian saint-warrior St. Theodore Tyrone, venerated as a great martyr by..
"When there is a fault, there is forgiveness" is an old Bulgarian saying. In our folk customs there are days when giving forgiveness for all wrongdoings is obligatory. The most important among them is today's Forgiveness Day, also called..
Close to the town of Maglizh, tucked away amidst the slopes of the Balkan Range rises the St. Nicholas monastery of Maglizh. It is thought to have been founded at the time of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (1185-1393). After Bulgaria fell to the..
According to the Orthodox traditions, the 10 th of February is dedicated to St. Haralambos (Haralampi), who died a martyr's death during the persecution of Christians in the 3rd century. According to the Church, his wounds healed miraculously..
Bulgaria's caretaker government has adopted the decree on the organization and coordination of Bulgaria's negotiations for membership in the Organization..
Bulgaria's government should negotiate with Russia's Gazprom in order to minimize the sanctions in case of a possible arbitration procedure against..
Summer is in full swing and that is the time when many people travel and rediscover life in smaller Bulgarian towns and villages. Gatherings dedicated..