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The first Bulgarian banknote had a face value of BGN 20 and was issued in 1885.

The Bulgarian lev turns 140 years old

140 years ago - only two years after Bulgaria’s liberation from the Ottoman Yoke, the Principality of Bulgaria adopted its own currency. And in order to invest it with a strong and independent future, the parliamentarians gave it the name "lev", as was..

published on 6/4/20 6:20 AM

About the queens of cheerleading in Bulgaria

The dance routines of the Bulgarian cheerleaders, which reached the world stages, do not represent the usual entertaining dances of this type. They are full of risky movements and choreographic elements borrowed from rhythmic gymnastics,..

published on 6/1/20 7:05 AM

Stoyo Krushkin and his Bulgarian Balkan Band

Stoyo Krushkin was born on 25 December, 1882, in Bistritsa village not far from Sofia. He was sent to Sofia at an early age. And that was the start of his passion for military bands as he watched them march in the streets of the city. He..

published on 5/31/20 7:10 AM

“Great is Our Soldier” - the anthem of the Bulgarian army for already 19 years

May 31, 2001 is the date on which by order of Bulgaria’s Minister of Defense one of the most popular military marches became the official anthem of the Bulgarian Army. The announcement took place solemnly, at a concert of a brass band composed..

published on 5/31/20 6:35 AM

Children raise funds for replica of Radetzky steamship

The Museum Steamship Radetzky, which is floating in the waters of Danube River near Kozlodyu, stands out majestically as a temple of feat of Bulgaria’s poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev and his detachment. The Austro-Hungarian..

published on 5/28/20 6:03 PM

The village of Parvomaytsi near Gorna Oryahovitsa celebrates its holiday on Spassovden

Being a resident of the village of  in in vicinity of Gorna Oryahovitsa is a real privilege. The land is fertile and nature is kind to the locals who live in harmony with it and enjoy the beautiful views unfolding along the Yantra River. The..

published on 5/28/20 11:33 AM

Where can we explore space in Bulgaria

In today’s world, we have lost connection with the stars and few people only are able to find the most popular constellations in the night sky. However, there are also people who want to learn more about the planets..

updated on 5/26/20 10:04 AM
The monument of St. St. Cyril and Methodius at Mikulčice

Mikulčice village on Morava River keeps the spirit of Cyril and Methodius alive

Every year on 24 May, the day of Bulgarian education, culture and the Slavic alphabet, Bulgarians from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria and Germany throng to the village of Mikulčice in the Czech Republic. A lot of other..

updated on 5/24/20 7:28 PM

24 May, the brightest Bulgarian holiday

On 24 May Bulgaria celebrates the Day of the Slavic Script and of the Bulgarian Education and Culture. The Holiday of Letters – this is how we have been thinking of this day since childhood. This is the day to pay homage to the creators of the Slavic..

updated on 5/24/20 12:10 AM

“My Heart and I Are One" supports children’s development and creativity

“As someone who has been living abroad, I want to support Bulgaria, where I was born and raised. After the presentation of ‘Alphabet Song’ in some kindergartens in the country, I was very impressed by the work of pedagogues who..

updated on 5/22/20 8:40 PM