The Israeli town of Nazareth is often called “The Flower of the Galilee”, and also the town of the Annunciation – the place where Virgin Mary received the good tidings that she had been chosen to give birth to the Son of God. Once Joseph and Mary..
The St. Sophia church which rises in the centre of the Bulgarian capital city is inextricably bound up with the history of the city of Sofia and is regarded as one its symbols. The dean of the church, Father Angel Angelov says that the temple bears..
The town of Veliko Tarnovo has its own special place in the heart of every Bulgarian. To this day the town manages to preserve and keep alive the historical memory of its former greatness as the old capital of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom. Even..
Sofia’s Тheological Сeminary “Sveti Ioan Rilsk” (Saint John of Rila) and the Plovdiv-based Theological Seminary “Sts. Cyril and Methodius" are secondary theological schools in which, along with young people from all over Bulgaria, ethnic..
With the imposition of extraordinary restrictive measures in Bulgaria, due to the epidemiological situation, on its official website Bulgaria’s Holy Synod has announced that the divine liturgies served in the Patriarchal Cathedral of..
Almost two million negatives that once belonged to the “Bulgarian photography” company are in storage in the State Archives Agency. The black-and-white films depict moments from the past of the country which are yet to be studied by..
The 13 th edition of Days of Orthodox Cinema will open on March 10 with the film Portaitissa of Donetsk by director Natalia Batraeva. The film tells the story of the life under fire of the nuns who find meaning in the service of God and..
The idea for building in Sofia a monument symbolizing the gratefulness of the Bulgarian people towards Liberator King Alexander II and towards Russia in general, springs up immediately after the Liberation from Ottoman Rule in 1878. The..
By a decision of the National Assembly from 5 March, 1990, the date 3 March was proclaimed national day of Bulgaria. This is the day on which the peace treaty between Russia and the Ottoman Empire was signed in San Stefano (now a neighborhood..
The only Oriental prison in Bulgaria was built in 1854 in Veliko Tarnovo during the Ottoman rule . From 1854 until 1954, many Bulgarian revolutionaries and national revival leaders were brought there for short stay and were later taken for..
Due to lack of public consensus, Bulgaria's Health Minister Kiril Ananiev has revoked the order he issued on March 30 regarding the mandatory wearing of..
"The current situation in the country is more difficult than the economic crisis in 2009. Now we have casualties; we have people who have been..
Bulgaria’s government calls for extension of state of emergency until May 13 The Bulgarian cabinet will submit a proposal to this country’s..