145 years ago, four Sofia booksellers were hanged on the gallows on charges of distributing seditious literature. Immediately after the Liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman Rule in 1878, the founder of book publishing in Bulgaria, Hristo G. Danov,..
Forty days prior to the Nativity of Christ Orthodox Christians begin to serve meatless dishes on their table to prepare for the holiest feast. If bodily privations are not accompanied by repentance, pious thoughts, acts of..
On November 14, 1943, massive air raids against Bulgaria began during the Second World War. For 5 months, Sofia was systematically bombed by the allies USA and Great Britain. By April 17, 1944 , a total of 2,000 aircraft in 7 day and 5 night..