St. Georgi Sofiyski Novi (St. George the Newest of Sofia) was born in the town of Kratovo in a Bulgarian family. He was left without a father from an early age and fled to Sofia to avoid forced change of faith. Ottoman rulers..
On February 7, Bulgaria pay homage to the deed of prominent Bulgarian revolutionary Petko Voivode who fought against the Ottomans in the Rhodopes and Aegean Thrace. The voivode participated at the Russo-Turkish War of 1878 as part of a detachment of..
The dome of the bell tower of the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the most emblematic church in Bulgaria's seaside port city Varna has been gilded. The other domes are to be gilded as well. The gilding has been made possible thanks to a..
On 2 February the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Candlemas – one of the 12 major feast days of the year. It is also called Feast of the Presentation of Jesus Christ and Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It falls on the..
On January 30, the church pays tribute to the memory of the Three Holy Hierarchs and Fathers of the Church – St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian and St. John Chrysostom. For centuries, the Orthodox Church has celebrated..
The church of St. Demetrius, which is one of the most important medieval cultural monuments, lies in the village of Patalenitsa, located at the foot of the Rhodope Mountains. The temple remained buried in the ground for five centuries and..
Today, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Day of Bulgarian Patriarch St. Euthymius of Tarnovo. Euthymius was born around 1327 in a noble family. He received good secular education but his spiritual..
Damyan Gruev was born on January 19, 1871 in the village of Smilevo near Bitola. He remains in Bulgarian history with the name Dame. He studied at the Bulgarian Men’s High School in Thessaloniki, but young Dame was expelled because of..
On January 18, 1856 Rayna Popgeorgieva was born in the town of Panagyurishte. Known by the nickname "Rayna Knyaginya" (Rayna the Princess), she was a Bulgarian teacher and a midwife who sewed the main insurgent flag of the Panagyurishte Revolutionary..
On January 13, we mark 143 years since the birth of Bulgaria’s great poet Peyo Yavorov whose life and work are closely connected with the liberation movement Internal Adrianople Revolutionary Organization in Macedonia. Yavorov was born in 1878 in..
Bulgaria is the country in the EU where women give birth to their first child at the youngest age , according to Eurostat. The average age at which..
Inoculation against Covid-19 during the so-called “green corridors” has been temporarily suspended due to the shortage of vaccines, the Military Medical..
"With nearly 150,000 Bulgarian citizens vaccinated so far, and with this rate of vaccination, restaurants and gambling halls will be..