Ice sculptures festival in Ruse on the Danube during holiday season

Ruse Ice Fest is on in the Danubian city from the beginning of December until mid-February. For years the festival has been a symbol of winter attractions in Ruse. But the highlight in the programme of cultural events and..

published on 12/15/19 10:05 AM

Christmas tree fundraiser launched

10,000 live Christmas trees are part of a Ministry of Agriculture charity campaign “Sow the seeds of hope”. The trees are on sale in 38 different locations nationwide, in Sofia they are on sale in front of the ministry building. Five..

published on 12/14/19 10:45 AM

13 Centuries of Bulgaria Fund establishes new award to support talented young Bulgarians

At the end of this year, the 13 Centuries of Bulgaria National Endowment Fund is launching a new initiative aimed at supporting young Bulgarian talents. The condition is that they have earned a specialization in a higher educational institution..

published on 12/14/19 9:35 AM

The “truffles” secondary school, or how a computer science school came to run a “truffle farm”

To get their hands on a piece of “black diamond”, connoisseurs outbid one another at auction, others, spellbound by the mushrooms’ earthy scent go looking for them outdoors following in the tracks of truffle dogs. None of this..

published on 12/14/19 8:25 AM

Bulgarians attach greatest importance to solidarity within EU: Eurostat

Asked which the most important value is that should be defended by the European Parliament, people from 20 countries answer human rights, a Eurostat survey indicates. In three countries – France, Spain and Belgium – the respondents..

published on 12/14/19 8:05 AM

Bulgarian astrophysicist is following in the footsteps of Stephen Hawking

The big questions about the origin of the universe, about time travel, the existence of extraterrestrial mind and reaching other planets have always interested young scientist Deyan Mihailov. As a boy he used to spend many hours thinking..

published on 12/13/19 12:28 PM

“Christmas weaving loom” for children and curious adults

You have to love children a lot to come up with a program like this. More than 200 workshops have already been conducted and it all started back in 2015. Quite in the spirit of modern life, children learn using their hands in order to feel..

published on 12/11/19 4:35 PM

Bounteous “harvest” of medals for Bulgaria’s natural science Olympians

Seventy-nine medals and honorary diplomas from international Olympiads – this is the number of distinctions won by the school natural science teams from all parts of the country by the end of the year. Their annual meeting at the..

published on 12/11/19 2:33 PM

Why ethnic and cultural minorities in Europe need protection and what action is the EU taking

Nearly 8% of the citizens of the European Union belong to the minorities groups and nearly 10% of them speak regional or minority language, data quoted in a resolution of the European Parliament show. This once again confirms the..

published on 12/11/19 9:45 AM

28th Bulgarian polar expedition underway

From December 9 th to the 13 th the central lobby of the rectorate of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is hosting a photo exhibition – History of the Bulgarian polar base St. Kliment Ohridski.   The exhibition showcases the..

published on 12/10/19 2:15 PM