Traces of the Roman legionary camp Novae are scattered very close to the Danube port city of Svishtov. It was founded in 45 AD by order of Emperor Claudius and like many other settlements in Bulgaria, it was built on the ruins of an earlier..
Svishtov marked the 144 th anniversary of its liberation with three days of various initiatives, including cultural events. The culmination of the celebrations was a military ritual held at the Pametnitsite (monuments) locality. A concert..
A quick reference in the dictionary of the meaning of the word "chitalishte” center" shows that this is a cultural institution for the dissemination of knowledge and culture, especially active during the Bulgarian National Revival period. The..
Today marks 165 years since the founding of the first chitalishte (community culture club) in Bulgaria. The first Bulgarian chitalishte was founded on this day in 1865 in Svishtov. The idea belongs to Emanuil Vaskidovich, Georgi..
The celebrations of the 158th anniversary of the birth of the emblematic Bulgarian writer Aleko Konstantino v began today in his native town Svishtov. The literary award in memory of the writer was given out for the 54th time. This year's winner of..
Dozens of firefighters have been making efforts to extinguish the fire which broke out on Monday morning in a timber storage facility at Svilosa chemical plant in the town of Svishtov on the Danube. The fire will continue to smoulder for..
An American family has donated to the Municipality of Svishtov hundreds of wheelchairs, crutches, walking sticks and blankets for children and people with disabilities. The Day Care Center for Children with Disabilities in Svishtov contacted..