July 17 is the day on which Orthodox Christians honour the memory of the Holy Martyr Marina. In Bulgarian folk beliefs, the saint is called the Fiery Marina and symbolizes the heavenly fire. She is the patroness of the harvest and the fields. The..
In the heart of the summer Bulgarian capital Varna one can see one of the most influential buildings in the city – the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos. It is the first large church in Bulgaria built after the Liberation (1878),..
Camels came to Kavakli (Topolovgrad of today) from Western and Eastern Thrace, together with their keepers, Bulgarians from those parts, banished from their villages after the 1919 Treaty of Neuilly. That was how, in the period from 1923 to 1925..
1 May 1879 is the date on which the first Bulgarian postage stamp went into circulation, depicting a lion standing upright in..