Archaeologists have found a Thracian pit sanctuary from the 5th-4th century BC in the residential quarter of "Izgrev" in the city of Burgas. At this stage, 14 cult pits have been discovered, very close to each other, said head of the archeological team..
An icon of the Old Testament Holy Trinity, donated to the Holy Trinity church in Bansko was consecrated today, Pentecost. The valuable icon was painted by monks from Docheiariou monastery on Mount Athos in Greece, where the original of the icon,..
There exists an established public agreement about the concept of archaeology, which mostly revolves around excavations and mysterious treasure hunts. However, in the eyes of archaeologists, the real treasures are the unearthed artefacts – tiny fractions..
All Souls' Day, known as Cherry All Souls'Day, after the fruit popular in this season, falls on the Saturday before Pentecost. On this day Orthodox Christians honour their dead, go to their graves to clean them and pour water and red wine..
At the end of the First World War, tens of thousands of people were struck by a mysterious disease - the so-called “sleeping sickness”, which made the devastated Old Continent suffer even more. In 1900, a 24-year-old man from the family of a folk..
What family line are we descended from, who was its founder and have they left a mark on Bulgaria’s history? The archives preserved at approximately 8,000 churches scattered across the 13 dioceses in Bulgaria are an invaluable source of information...
The church will be erected in the yard of the medieval monastery complex “St. John the Baptist” and will be named after St. Sophia and her daughters Faith, Hope and Love. “These are wonderful virtues, virtues that we all need in our..
Iliya Markov Popgeorgiev is one of the few participants in all stages of liberation processes in Bulgaria – from being a prominent “hajduk” (commander of armed bands) during the years of the Ottoman yoke, to participant in the military..
Every Saturday, as of 23 may, the regional museum of history in Yambol is launching thematic studios and games on its website. Video streams entitled “Four stories and one museum” will acquaint viewers with intriguing and little-known..
The emblematic building of the royal mineral baths in the small town of Bankya close to Sofia may soon start to receive visitors after years of ruin. The impressive edifice has a history of over 100 years, as its construction began in 1907 under the..
By order of Bulgaria’s Minster of Health Kiril Ananiev, new restrictions and additional anti-epidemic measures are to enter into force as of July 10 due..
6 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered on the Greek Island of Thassos. Four Serbian tourists are placed in a quarantine hotel. The other..
There are 240 newly discovered cases of coronavirus in Bulgaria with a record number of 4,286 PCR tests made in the last 24 hours, according to the..