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From Italy to Mount Rila: Michele Crescentini and his donkey farm

One man’s love of animals and pristine nature took him on a journey from Italy to a picturesque village in Mount Rila, turning it into pure paradise for young and old alike. The village is called Madzhare, and it is located in the..

published on 6/3/22 1:11 PM

Pierre Colliot: Francophonie in Bulgaria is the Francophonie of the heart

Since September 2021, Pierre Colliot has been the Director of the French Cultural Institute and Counsellor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs at the French Embassy in Sofia. The reason we invited him for a conversation was the recent European..

published on 5/31/22 2:05 PM

Bulgarian fashion designer fascinates the guests at Cannes Film Festival

The garments of 24-year-old Bulgarian designer Desislava Tosheva turned out to be a world event after the Lom-born designer was presented at the haute couture showroom at the Cannes Film Festival. The path to success: A business idea born..

published on 5/28/22 2:00 PM

Bulgaria inspires Paulina Vassileva to become municipal councilor in London

Only two weeks ago, a young Bulgarian woman managed to make her name known in British political history and became the first Bulgarian and one of the few foreigners ever to be elected municipal councilor in the country's May 5 local elections..

published on 5/23/22 5:40 PM

Nina Dimitrova – a Ukrainian who fell in love with Bulgarian horo dance

Good things in life often come unexpectedly. Little did Nina know in 1995 that she was about to meet her future husband, when in August she set off from her hometown Shostka in Ukraine to visit its twin town in Bulgaria – Oryahovo...

published on 5/17/22 2:51 PM

Bronislav Likomanov – the animator who will sculpt a monument to the Cyrillic alphabet in Los Angeles

His heart, his soul, everything that makes him what he is, is connected with the fine arts. His dedication to animation has earned him the trust of some of the world leaders in the industry, like Disney and Nickelodeon. He is Bulgarian, and his name is..

published on 5/11/22 9:45 AM

Maria Petkova and her story about path to family roots and freedom found in…Parvomay

On May 1 we visit the Bulgarian town of Parvomay. The oldest historical document mentioning the settlement dates back to 1576. This southern Bulgarian town is home to a bit more than 12,000 people who have two reasons to celebrate. Labor Day is..

published on 5/1/22 10:45 AM

Bessarabian poet Dimitar Borimechkov: "Homeland is where your soul is"

Bulgarians first set foot to Moldova more than 200 years ago. It was during the Ottoman rule. At the time many Bulgarians sought refuge outside their homeland and found it in Bessarabia. This was also the case with the family of..

published on 4/30/22 8:25 AM

Vladislav Dimitrov on the path from war to gratitude to Bulgarians

It is the 63 rd day of the war in Ukraine. According to the UN, more than 5 million Ukrainians have left their homeland since the start of hostilities, 94,300 of them are on the territory of Bulgaria, of which more than 84,000 already have the..

published on 4/27/22 11:37 AM

Daniela Atanassova Lineva selected as Top Pediatrician of the Year for 2022 in USA

As a little girl she would take care of her dolls in her infirmary, up in a tree – there she would give them injections using pine needles and magical mixtures, made out of flowers and mud. As she was growing up, she..

published on 4/7/22 9:45 AM