Today, the nephew of the Russian Emperor Alexander II, Alexander I Battenberg, born in Verona (Italy), took the oath before Bulgaria's First Grand National Assembly in Tarnovo and took over the rule of the Principality of Bulgaria. On this occasion, a commemorative medal was established, which has been bestowed to around 200 people.
In the 1860s Bulgarians were feeling that the old order within the Ottoman Empire was irretrievably gone and the time for big changes was coming. Newspapers spread the news of revolts and wars across the Balkans and Europe. The intensification..
On February 16 (New Style February 28), 1898, the BTA put out its first news bulletin, hand-written in person by the agency’s recently appointed first director, Oskar Iskander, who was a Doctor of philosophy, editor and publisher. The four-page..
The Day of Bulgarian Archeology coincides with the feast of Trifon Zarezan (Saint Trifon’s Day) in the old style calendar - a great occasion to take you to one of the most developed wine regions in Bulgaria, and in particular to Sandanski, to talk..
For the 144th year, Bulgaria's medieval capital Veliko Tarnovo is celebrating its holiday today. The day is dedicated to the victory of the Bulgarian..
In the next 30 days, over 1.8 billion Muslims around the world will mark the holy month of Ramadan (also known as Ramazan), observing..