On September 17 th , the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors the memory of the three sisters Faith, Hope and Love and their mother Sophia, who died for their faith in the year 126 during the time of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Sophia means..
On 14 September the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks one of the big feast days on the clerical calendar – the Day of the Holy Cross – one of four days of the year when believers honour the cross of Jesus. The other days fall on the third Sunday of..
On the eve of one of the 12 big Christian feasts – Holy Cross Day – people from all over the country are coming to Krastova Gora (Forest of the Cross) in the Rhodopes, BNR-Plovdiv reports. Because of the anti-epidemic measures this year,..
“Dobrudzha 1940” . This is the title of a photo exhibition opening in Varna on 11 September. It is part of the events marking the 80 th anniversary since the signing of the Treaty of Craiova and the return of Southern Dobrudzha within the bounds of..
More than 80 old radios are on display at the Historical Museum in the town of Polski Trambesh (North Bulgaria) until the end of October. The place for this interesting exposition was not chosen randomly: “Each historical museum aims to..
There are at least a hundred Italian settlements and localities which are said to be of Bulgarian origin. Most are located south of the capital Rome. Celle di Bulgheria in Salerno Province is the most popular one. The local population proudly call..
The Chora Church* in Istanbul, world-famous for its unique frescoes, will probably follow the fate of the emblematic Hagia Sophia in the Turkish capital. The news of its conversion into a mosque, following a decree of Turkish President Recep..
August 26, 1990 remains forever in the history of Bulgaria with the arson of one of the symbols of power in the country – the building of the former Communist Party House . Ten months after ousting communist leader Todor Zhivkov, citizens were..
An archaeological site near the village of Stroyno close to Elhovo has a huge potential to become a significant cultural and tourist destination for Southeastern Bulgaria . The excavations are being carried out under the direction of Daniela Agre from..
Bulgaria's leading archaeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov, and his team have found a rotunda mausoleum at one of Bulgaria's emblematic archaological sites - the ancient rock city of Perperikon. The new site is a rotunda mausoleum rotunda of the..
58 new Covid-19 cases have been registered in Bulgaria in 24 hours, or 5 . 2% out of the 1 , 103 PCR tests performed, indicate data..
In Bulgaria trust in the EU has gone up from 4 to 4.5 out of 10 in the period from April to July. However, Bulgarians firmly give the government poor..
Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev has vetoed some amendments to the Election Code. In his view, the amendments aim to guarantee election victory of the..