Between the layers of time, in the famous Rupite area near Bulgaria’s town of Petrich, the bowels of the earth have preserved the story of Heraclea Sintica , founded in the 4 th century BC. Scholars believe that the foundations of the ancient..
At a time when destinies of nations were decided by men empowered by force, a Bulgarian woman spoke to the world about issues that remain important to this day and concern women's and children's rights. In 1930, Konstantsa Lyapcheva, wife of Prime..
Archaeologists have found a Thracian pit sanctuary from the 5th-4th century BC in the residential quarter of "Izgrev" in the city of Burgas. At this stage, 14 cult pits have been discovered, very close to each other, said head of the archeological team..
An icon of the Old Testament Holy Trinity, donated to the Holy Trinity church in Bansko was consecrated today, Pentecost. The valuable icon was painted by monks from Docheiariou monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, where the original of the icon,..
There exists an established public agreement about the concept of archaeology, which mostly revolves around excavations and mysterious treasure hunts. However, in the eyes of archaeologists, the real treasures are the unearthed artefacts – tiny fractions..
All Souls' Day, known as Cherry All Souls'Day, after the fruit popular in this season, falls on the Saturday before Pentecost. On this day Orthodox Christians honour their dead, go to their graves to clean them and pour water and red wine..
At the end of the First World War, tens of thousands of people were struck by a mysterious disease - the so-called “sleeping sickness”, which made the devastated Old Continent suffer even more. In 1900, a 24-year-old man from the family of a folk..
What family line are we descended from, who was its founder and have they left a mark on Bulgaria’s history? The archives preserved at approximately 8,000 churches scattered across the 13 dioceses in Bulgaria are an invaluable source of information...
The church will be erected in the yard of the medieval monastery complex “St. John the Baptist” and will be named after St. Sophia and her daughters Faith, Hope and Love. “These are wonderful virtues, virtues that we all need in our..
Iliya Markov Popgeorgiev is one of the few participants in all stages of liberation processes in Bulgaria – from being a prominent “hajduk” (commander of armed bands) during the years of the Ottoman yoke, to participant in the military..
Risk management in agriculture is an important aspect for sustainable development of the sector. Climate and diseases are the..
Minister of Health Prof. Kostadin Angelov has issued a new order to introduce measures against the spread of the coronavirus. From October 29 to..
2,569 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Bulgaria in the past 24 hours out of 11,226 PCR tests performed, data of the Single Information Portal..