It is the Easter of 1864. Deacon Vasil Ivanov Kunchev takes off his cassock, cuts off his long monastic hair and gives up his religious service to devote himself to the liberation of his homeland. On St. George's Day of the same year, he starts work as..
The town of Karlovo, the birthplace of Vasil Levski , is the centre of the celebrations marking the 186th anniversary of the birth of the Bulgarian Apostle of Freedom. Shortly after 10 a.m. the participants in the national tourist march from Pleven..
In February Bulgaria marked the 150th anniversary since the death of its national hero Vasil Levski, who sacrificed himself in the name of the national freedom. July 18, which marks Vasil Levski's birth anniversary, is yet another occasion to..
On July 17, Bulgaria’s President Rumen Radev will unveil a monument to Vasil Levski in the town of Troyan (Central North Bulgaria). Rumen Radev is to receive the honorary formation of the National Guard at 19,00 pm at Vazrazhdane Square...
The national Pleven-Karlovo trail begins, for the 29 th time, on the eve of the birthday of Bulgaria’s national hero Vasil Levski, the Apostle of Freedom. Vasil Levski - unsurpassed in courage, defied an empire 250 participants,..
The Bulgarian school in Southampton, Great Britain, bears the name of the Bulgarian 19th century revolutionary Vasil Levski who dedicated himself to the liberation of his Motherland from the Ottoman oppression. On the occasion of marking the..
The image and the work of Bulgaria’s Apostle of Freedom Vasil Levski arise in the mind of every Bulgarian when they need to name a Bulgarian hero. And although historians argue about certain moments of Levski’s life, he does occupy a central place in..
Over the past 20 years more and more Bulgarians have been living and working in Ireland, but not just in the capital, some are in Shannon, in the Western part of the country. The wave of expats from Bulgaria going to Shannon was in 1991 and in 2001...
As a young child, he listened to the family legend about Levsky and in his imagination he painted a picture of daring, determination, courage to the limit. In 1971, the artist Alzek Misheff crossed the Iron Curtain to freely..
A pure and sacred republic, equality of all before the law, freedom of speech, press and religion. These principles are the legacy left to us by one of the most significant figures in the history of Bulgaria - Vasil Levski, whose 150th death..