Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2023 All Rights Reserved

President Radev launches the "Bulgarian Christmas" charity initiative

President Radev (front line, second from the left) launched this year's 20th charity initiative "Bulgarian Christmas" in Veliko Turnovo, November 29, 2022.
Photo: Zdravka Masliankova, BNR

President Rumen Radev launched the 20th anniversary edition of the charity initiative "Bulgarian Christmas". At the Veliko Tarnovo Regional Hospital, the President, who is the patron of the campaign, announced that this year's initiative is dedicated to children with rare genetic diseases.

"Last year, the Bulgarian Christmas campaign collected a record budget of over 1.5 million euros. It supported 517 children with severe chronic diseases and donated equipment to 22 hospitals. "Bulgarian Christmas is not just a donation campaign, it is much more. It gives us faith that we are a civilised society based on humane values," Radev said.

Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Weather forecast for Bulgaria for Monday, January 30

It will be partly cloudy on Monday. However, clouds will increase from the west in the evening hours. The lowest temperatures will fluctuate between minus 4°C and 1°C, for Sofia-minus 3°C. Daytime highs will range from 0°C to 5°C, for Sofia-around..

published on 1/29/23 5:25 PM
Associate Professor Stoycho Stoychev

Stoycho Stoychev: One kind of voting technology will produce a certain kind of favorite, another kind of technology will produce a different favorite

"One kind of voting technology will produce a certain kind of favorite. Another kind of technology will produce a different favorite. Machine voting strengthened the parliamentary representation of parties that are less visible. However, this..

published on 1/29/23 4:28 PM

Survey: Bulgarians prefer security to democracy

Security is more important to Bulgarians than freedom and democracy, indicates a survey by Research Center Trend. The survey was conducted in October 2022 and was   commissioned by INTERIMAGE PR & Corporate Communications Agency and Interpartners..

published on 1/29/23 3:17 PM