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Archaeologists unravel the secrets of Castra Martis Fortress

After nearly half a century of hiatus, this archaeological season saw the resumption of archaeological work at the Roman fortress of Castra Martis in the center of the northwestern Bulgarian town of Kula. This is the third largest..

published on 8/5/23 8:50 AM

A photo exhibition collects the memories of submerged villages in Bulgaria

Many photographs, including those taken from a bird's eye view, of depopulated villages, which served as the terrain for the construction of some of the water reservoirs in Bulgaria, are presented in the "Submerged Heritage" exhibition. It has been..

published on 8/1/23 11:23 AM

On August 1, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks start of Theotokos Lent

On July 31, the Orthodox Church celebrates the day before the beginning of the Great Lent dedicated to the Theotokos . It lasts for 2 weeks and ends on August 15 with one of the biggest Christian holidays, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary or..

published on 7/31/23 11:56 AM
Mosaic in the Seven Saints church

Today we honour the work of Cyril and Methodius and their disciples

The day on which Christians honour the memory of healer St. Pantaleon, is also the day on which the work is honoured of the seven saints - the brothers Sts. Cyril and Methodius, and their disciples – Kliment, Naum, Sava, Gorazd and Angelarius...

published on 7/27/23 12:09 PM

We celebrate the Assumption of St. Anne 

The Eastern Orthodox Church celebrates today the Assumption of Saint Anne - the mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary . The saint is worshipped as one of the main Christian symbols of motherhood.  Bulgarians call this feast the Summer Saint Anne...

published on 7/25/23 6:35 AM

Exhibition celebrates 120 years of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and US

An exhibition, organized by the Archives State Agency, in partnership with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences’ Scientific Archives and the Bulgarian news agency BTA presents landmark moments from the 120-year long history of Bulgarian-American..

published on 7/23/23 8:55 AM

Orthodox church honours the memory of Mary Magdalene

On 22 July, the Orthodox church honours the memory of the first herald of the resurrection of Jesus Christ – Mary Magdalene, Holy Myrrhbearer and Equal to the Apostles. She was the first person to have exclaimed: Christ is risen! It is said that..

published on 7/22/23 6:05 AM

120 years since the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie uprising

“The Ilinden-Preobrazhenie uprising by far oversteps the bounds of the age. It has come to be a symbol of the rebellious Bulgarian spirit and the fight for human right