In traditional Bulgarian culture fire plays an important role – not only in patriarchal life but also as part of many rituals and feasts. According to popular belief fire had the magical power to purify and to protect, to keep..
Shipka or the Monument of Freedom – one of the most emblematic Bulgarian monuments, which has become a symbol of Bulgaria’s independence and national identity, proudly rises to 1,326 metres in the heart of Stara Planina Mountain. At the..
If you take a stroll in the streets of Sofia or any other town in the country you will find the colours red and white everywhere. Because on this last day of February everyone wants to choose a martenitsa for their loved ones – an amulet of health, which..
On occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) held on April 18, Radio Bulgaria presents Bulgaria’s seven..
According to traditional belief while one is asleep the human soul or shadow departs from the body and leaves for the unknown and it is dreams..