“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 rights, dignity and freedom,” said President Rumen Radev in an address at the..
It is the Easter of 1864. Deacon Vasil Ivanov Kunchev takes off his cassock, cuts off his long monastic hair and gives up his religious service to devote himself to the liberation of his homeland. On St. George's Day of the same year, he starts work as..
Diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and the Islamic Republic of Iran have a history going back 125 years, and Bulgarian diplomat Angel Orbetsov has endeavoured to research and describe the first 8 decades of the period in his book “Bulgarian-Iranian..
In February Bulgaria marked the 150th anniversary since the death of its national hero Vasil Levski, who sacrificed himself in the name of the national freedom. July 18, which marks Vasil Levski's birth anniversary, is yet another occasion to..
The first modern pharmacy in Bulgaria was created by Dr. Marko Pavlov - the first Bulgarian with a higher education at the beginning of the 19th century. His life's journey began with a vicissitude like in a sentimental novel from the 18th century...
We mark 155 years since the death of Hadji Dimitar and his band of rebels on 15 July. To honour their memory, flowers and wreaths were laid at the monument to the local members of Hadji Dimitar’s detachment. The solemn commemoration of the 155th..
Intensive excavations are being carried out at the site of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon in the Eastern Rhodopes during the summer months again this year, reports BNR correspondent in Kardzhali Valya Apostolova. Because of the discoveries made..
On 9 July Bulgaria celebrates the 173rd anniversary of the birth of Ivan Vazov , acclaimed as the Patriarch of Bulgarian literature. Dozens of citizens and representatives of the Writers' Union, the National Literary Museum, the Ivan Vazov House-Museum..
Recently, in the National Library "Sts. Cyril and Methodius" the book of Associate Professor Dr. Spas Tashev - "The Struggle of Macedonian Bulgarians for Rights and Independence - 68 Cases from the Period 1944 - 1994" has been..
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks the Day of Saint Athanasius the Athonite. According to folk traditions, the day is also known as Harvester, because it is in the middle of summer and the harvest begins. According to folk..
Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture Kiril Vatev and his Ukrainian counterpart Mykola Solski agreed to exchange data on exports and imports of certain..
Trakia motorway and the Sub-Balkan road near the town of Gurkovo, including the Passage of the Republic (Hainboaz), remain blocked by protesting miners...
In “Bulgaria Today” on Friday, September 29, we bring you, first, the latest news from this country. Next on the show we‘ll talk about the upcoming local..