In the middle of the hot month of August, Bulgarians pay honor to the Mother of God. The day of her Dormition (or falling asleep) is among the most important feasts in this country. Three days before her earthly journey ended, while she was..
An early Byzantine church, 20 by 10 meters in size, made from rock blocks and brick layers, with a floor lined with ceramic tiles has been discovered by archaeologists. It has two entrances on the south and west sides and an interesting altar..
On July 27, on the day of the Assumption of Saint Clement of Ohrid, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors the Seven Saints (known as Sveti Sedmochislenitsi) – Saints Cyril and Methodius, the founders of the Slavonic Script, and their disciples..
A new architecture style called secession emerged at the end of the 19 th and the beginning of the 20 th century. It is known as Art Nouveaux in some countries and Jugenstil or Modern in other. It left its mark in plastic art,..
On July 18 many Bulgarian towns honored with concerts, religious ceremonies and military rituals the birth anniversary of the Bulgarian national hero Vasil Levski (born in 1837). Levski is a founder of the Internal Revolutionary Organization..
In the middle of July the Orthodox Bulgarians honor the memory of Saint Marina the Great Martyr. The sixteen-year-old girl was sentenced to death in 289 AD, because of her belief in Jesus Christ. According to the popular belief in Bulgaria Saint..
The State Opera in Burgas hosts the exhibition Tutankhamun-an Unfinished Love Story. The exhibition shows the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun and presents for the first time in Bulgaria the treasures and sarcophagus with the..
In the Tsarevets Fortress, Veliko Turnovo, the 5th edition of the international festival "Medieval Tarnovgrad" /29 June - 01 July/, starts. This year, the forum is dedicated to the 800th anniversary of the rule of the great Bulgarian Tsar..
Within the Bulgaria’s Communication Strategy, an exhibition entitled "Prayers in 5 Languages" has opened in the lobby of the Regional Administration of Lovech. This year, one of the topics is "Tolerance and prevention of hate speech". The..
The town of Samokov was known as the center of culture, enlightenment and famous icon-painters in the not so distant past. However, the development of this Bulgarian town was mainly boosted by iron ore mining that existed in the region since the middle..
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One of the most striking elements of the female national costume in Bulgaria are, without doubt, the belt buckles (pafti). Made out of different..
The National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology has declared an extreme fire danger index for today, 20 August, in parts of the territories of the..
Bulgarians earn little and spend little. They are in last position in the European per capita consumption rankings, at 56 percent of the average..