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Arife - the day when Muslims prepare for Eid

Today is once again the day of Arife, which precedes every Bayram, no matter whether it is Ramadan or Eid. Muslims today pay tribute to their deceased loved ones, with women in every home kneading dough, which is made into Mekitsi (Bulgarian..

published on 6/15/24 7:30 AM

National Archaeological Museum takes part in European Archaeology Days

The initiative European Archaeology Days 2024, taking place in a number of European countries, offers a different view of archaeology as a science, and as the basis for communication, and the public sharing of the European heritage, as well as easier..

published on 6/14/24 11:00 AM

Spasovden is among the favorite feasts of Bulgarians

On June 13, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of the Ascension, when the resurrected Christ ascends into heaven. The great Christian holiday always falls on a Thursday, forty days after the Resurrection of Christ. This is also the last day when..

published on 6/13/24 6:30 AM

Spasovden is among the favorite feasts of Bulgarians

On June 13, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of the Ascension, when the resurrected Christ ascends into heaven. The great Christian holiday always falls on a Thursday, forty days after the Resurrection of Christ. This is also the last day when..

published on 6/13/24 6:05 AM

Renowned Bulgarian poet Atanas Dalchev was born 120 years ago today

One of the most renowned Bulgarian poets, Atanas Dalchev, was born on June 12, 1904, in Thessaloniki, in a wealthy family living near the White Tower. His father, Hristo Dalchev, was among the most prominent Bulgarian citizens in Thessaloniki. He was a..

published on 6/12/24 10:25 AM

For the fifth time Bulgaria elects representatives to the European Parliament

Bulgaria has been a member of the EU since 1 January 2007. However, Bulgaria had representatives in the European Parliament before its official membership. In 2005, the National Assembly elected 18 Bulgarian MPs who had the status of Euro observers...

published on 6/9/24 8:00 AM

An exhibition in Sofia presents the ancient "lords of salt" from Provadia

The exhibition "The Lords of Salt: Provadia - The Saltworks 5600 - 4350 BC" will be presented in Sofia. The temporary exhibition will be officially opened on June 11 at the National Archaeological Institute and Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of..

published on 6/8/24 3:30 PM
From left to right - Hristo Botev, Ivan Drasov and Nikola Slavkov.

Bulgaria lost one of the greatest heroic figures of our times in the fire of the fight for national independence

The testimonies of those who took part in the fateful events of 1876 are numerous and often contradictory. But the letters and documents about the April Uprising, which led to the liberation of Bulgaria , paint a fuller picture of the events that goes..

published on 6/2/24 6:35 AM

Tsar Ferdinand’s last will to be buried in Bulgaria is now fulfilled

76 years after his death, the remains of the first Bulgarian Tsar of the Third Bulgarian Tsardom, Ferdinand I, were returned to the "Vrana" Palace and his last will has finally been fulfilled. The Tsar wrote that he wished to be..

published on 5/30/24 5:01 PM
Sliven's new Metropolitan Arseniy

The Diocese of Sliven has a new Metropolitan, in front of the Synod he was greeted with exclamations "Unworthy"

In the centuries-old tradition of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, the laity have always greeted the new cleric or bishop with exclamations of "worthy". In this way they express their respect and hope that he will wisely lead the congregation to spiritual..

published on 5/27/24 4:23 PM