"Bulgaria begins here" is how the lyrics of the anthem of the city of Shumen go. Today, we tell you about an American for whom the northeastern Bulgarian city was just the beginning of a full-blown love for Bulgaria that he has preserved for decades...
The Madara Historical and Archaeological Reserve /15 km from the town of Shumen/ is hosting the National Medieval Fair "The Magical Madara". Its program includes demonstrations of weapons and clothing, training for children in archery, sword..
As the ancient Greek cities argue where is the birthplace of Homer, so two Bulgarian mountain towns - Bansko and Samokov, claim to be the birthplace of Paisius of Hilendar, the author of the "Istoriya Slavyanobolgarskaya" (Slav-Bulgarian history)...
The Pliska National Historical and Architectural Reserve, located 28 km away from the city of Shumen, is the place where the 9th medieval fair “Days of Ancestors”– Pliska 2021 will take place. It is dedicated to the Middle Ages from the 7th to..
On occasion of the International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) held on April 18, Radio Bulgaria presents Bulgaria’s seven cultural sites inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List: The ancient town of Nessebar is located..
People in Shumen (southwestern Bulgaria) say, and with justifiable pride, that that is where Bulgaria begins – because of the first two capitals of Bulgaria, Pliska and Preslav , and also because of the Madara Horseman rock relief...
After more than ten years of hard work, Tombul mosque was restored to its former glory from the time when it was built – 1744. The architecture of the mosque in Shumen was influenced by the Oriental style “tulip” with elements of the French..
6 December, St. Nicholas Day is also marked in Bulgaria as Benefactors’ Day. The day was first marked in 1937 in Shumen as a token of gratitude to all benefactors of the country. The date – 6 December – was chosen by prominent Revival-time..
Students from the foreign-language high school in the city of Shumen (northeastern Bulgaria) have won the award for best video in the international project "Village Corner". The aim of the initiative is to encourage cooperation between..
On August 22, 1849, the guardian of Hungarian independence Lajos Kossuth stepped on the Bulgarian bank of Danube as an emigrant. The Hungarian nobleman, lawyer, journalist, politician and statesman was a leading figure in the Hungarian revolution..