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Rayna Mandzhukova: The institutions in Bulgaria ought to take the problems of Bulgarians abroad seriously

One more time, the Executive Agency for Bulgarians Abroad is to present awards to the children of Bulgarians living in other countries who have taken part in song, drawing and literature contests dedicated to Bulgaria. The official award ceremony is..

published on 8/3/22 1:15 PM

Politics and gas supplies – the two storm clouds looming over Bulgaria

We are in for a hot August in Bulgaria this year – in politics and in the economy. On the first day of the month, all eyes are on the president – as today he issued two decrees, one dissolving the 47 th National Assembly as of 2 August, 2022, and..

published on 8/1/22 2:41 PM

Bulgarian government increases allocation for Fulbright scholarships

Bulgaria is increasing the funding for scholarships under the Fulbright Bulgarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange. As of 2023 the government will take part with an allocation of USD 1.1 million instead of the current USD 364,000...

published on 7/31/22 5:10 PM

Ecologists study the behavior and population of dolphins in the Black Sea

A survey on the population of cetaceans in the Black Sea is underway for the second time this year. The survey along the southern Black Sea coast is coming to an end. A cetacean survey will take place along the northern seacoast in August, if the..

published on 7/31/22 9:10 AM

Carpet Festival "Ethnicity, Colour and Kotel" starts in full swing

Izvorite ("The Springs") park by the town of Kotel hosts the Ethnicity, Colour and Kotel Carpet Fest for the sixth time. The festival celebrates diversity, presenting of the lifestyle, culture and folklore of different ethnic groups in the region...

published on 7/30/22 6:07 PM

Headlight manufacturer expands its production facility in Plovdiv

A Turkish company manufacturing headlights for some of the world’s most famous car brands is investing EUR 10 million in a second factory in Bulgaria’s second largest city Plovdiv (Central South Bulgaria). EUR 4 million is allocated for the..

published on 7/30/22 9:00 AM

Balkan Developments

Croatia unveils the Peljesac Bridge Croatia unveiled the Peljesac Bridge connecting the southern Adriatic coast to the rest of the country, hina.hr reported. The facility costs EUR 525 million. Peljesac Bridge is the largest..

published on 7/29/22 2:31 PM

UNICEF: Serious lack of basic job skills and digital literacy among young people in Bulgaria

These are times of crises: health, war, social and economic, political. And while vaccinations, elections and financial literacy may be solutions to our problems today, a silent and detrimental crisis is lurking in the shadows and is still waiting for..

published on 7/28/22 2:50 PM

Veneta Nenkova, founder of a Bulgarian school in Rome: We are here, use us and let's work together for Bulgaria

Bulgarian heritage from all over the world, discovered and documented by Bulgarian children - this is the theme of a new exhibition in the lobby of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, gives the start to the annual meeting of the Association of..

published on 7/28/22 8:57 AM

Laughing gas - new dangerous fad among teenagers

A few moments of hallucinogenic experience and euphoria in the company of other teenagers, followed by repetitive use. Inhaling laughing gas has become a fad for many teenagers. But it turns out that what they are doing is not harmless...

published on 7/27/22 1:30 PM