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)...
Any attempt to interrupt the work of the joint Bulgarian-Macedonian Commission on Historical and Educational Issues is a gesture of ill will and a bad attitude towards the Treaty of Friendship and Good Neighbourliness , said to BNR Prof. Angel Dimitrov,..
Today marks 25 years since one of the most memorable dates in Bulgarian political life - February 4, 1997 . Mass protests over the government's failure to cope with a number of crises forced Prime Minister Zhan Videnov to resign in late 1996. Power..
Politicians always have an important role in bilateral relations. History helps politicians understand the roots of contemporary problems, but it is not historians who define relations. The whole responsibility belongs to the..
A city of the dead was discovered by archaeologists in the ancient settlement of Perperikon in the Eastern Rhodopes, BNR correspondent Valya Apostolova reported from Kardzhali. Eight large mausoleums from the times of the Roman..
The architecture of the capital of Bulgaria Sofia has undergone multiple changes since the city was declared the administrative and cultural hub, and the centre of public life in Bulgaria in 1879. Despite the relentless passage of time and..
On April 3, 1879, Sofia was declared the capital of Bulgaria. The holiday of the city, named after the "St. Sophia” church is on September 17, when the Orthodox Church celebrates the Day of The Holy Martyrs Saint Sophia and her Daughters Faith,..
Factories, railway facilities, bridges, slaughterhouses, showing the history of rapid industrial development in the first decades of the 20th century, are often left to destruction these days or they “accidentally” burn down. To preserve the..
"We do not need any intermediaries. No one knows our history better than we do.” This was said at a briefing in Rome by President Rumen Radev in response to a question about the reports that Portugal has proposed EU historians to participate in the..
The National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has been working on a comprehensive study of the material and spiritual culture of the tribes and peoples who inhabited today's Bulgarian lands..