The village’s old name was Alan Kayryak and it is located south of the city of Burgas, in the foothills of Mount Strandzha. It is known for its many stork nests as from his home in Yasnaya Polyana in Russia, together with his doctor, to..
The beginnings of organized caving in Bulgaria were laid on 18 March, 1920. Since 1975 speleologists in this country have been entering information into a data base of Bulgarian caves – at this time it includes information and maps of more..
Cheesefare Sunday is one of the most colourful feasts in Bulgaria. It always falls on the Sunday before the start of Lent. The ritual also goes by the name of “Proshka” (forgiveness) because in popular tradition, the dinner on this..
In traditional Bulgarian culture fire plays an important role – not only in patriarchal life but also as part of many rituals and feasts. According to popular belief fire had the magical power to purify and to protect, to keep..
Shipka or the Monument of Freedom – one of the most emblematic Bulgarian monuments, which has become a symbol of Bulgaria’s independence and national identity, proudly rises to 1,326 metres in the heart of Stara Planina Mountain. At the..
If you take a stroll in the streets of Sofia or any other town in the country you will find the colours red and white everywhere. Because on this last day of February everyone wants to choose a martenitsa for their loved ones – an amulet of health, which..
Koprivshtitsa is a small Bulgarian town located at the foot of Sredna Gora mountain range. Getting a first-hand experience of the cobblestone streets and the colorful Revival Period houses lends you the feeling of travelling back in time...
Many Bulgarians opt for a healthy vacation amid the coronavirus pandemic. Choosing a holiday destination in Sredna Gora mountain range rich in medicinal mineral water and clean air is the perfect option. The town of Hisarya attracts tourists..
The Apostle of Freedom Vasil Levski is undoubtedly the ideal that unites all Bulgarians. Levski’s personality is very close to our hearts and children get impressed with his courage, dedication and patriotism at an early age. “The..
"Seeing that shortwave broadcasts are already developing in the world, a group of enthusiastic Bulgarian technicians decided to build a shortwave transmitter for experimental purposes and to broadcast a program in Bulgarian abroad...
Hollywood star Liam Neeson landed at Burgas Airport last night. The world-famous actor arrived in Bulgaria to film his new movie. Liam Neeson performed..
Rising mortality and deepening population aging process are the leading trends in the demographic picture in Bulgaria , according to data of the National..
Expert advice from immunologists, virologists, cardiologists and other specialists will provide an opinion on vaccination with the..