On the eve of one of the 12 big Christian feasts – Holy Cross Day – people from all over the country are coming to Krastova Gora (Forest of the Cross) in the Rhodopes, BNR-Plovdiv reports. Because of the anti-epidemic measures this year,..
“Dobrudzha 1940” . This is the title of a photo exhibition opening in Varna on 11 September. It is part of the events marking the 80 th anniversary since the signing of the Treaty of Craiova and the return of Southern Dobrudzha within the bounds of..
More than 80 old radios are on display at the Historical Museum in the town of Polski Trambesh (North Bulgaria) until the end of October. The place for this interesting exposition was not chosen randomly: “Each historical museum aims to..
There are at least a hundred Italian settlements and localities which are said to be of Bulgarian origin. Most are located south of the capital Rome. Celle di Bulgheria in Salerno Province is the most popular one. The local population proudly call..
The Chora Church* in Istanbul, world-famous for its unique frescoes, will probably follow the fate of the emblematic Hagia Sophia in the Turkish capital. The news of its conversion into a mosque, following a decree of Turkish President Recep..
August 26, 1990 remains forever in the history of Bulgaria with the arson of one of the symbols of power in the country – the building of the former Communist Party House . Ten months after ousting communist leader Todor Zhivkov, citizens were..
An archaeological site near the village of Stroyno close to Elhovo has a huge potential to become a significant cultural and tourist destination for Southeastern Bulgaria . The excavations are being carried out under the direction of Daniela Agre from..
Bulgaria's leading archaeologist, Prof. Nikolay Ovcharov, and his team have found a rotunda mausoleum at one of Bulgaria's emblematic archaological sites - the ancient rock city of Perperikon. The new site is a rotunda mausoleum rotunda of the..
The Bulgarian people have four heavenly protectors. These are hermits who spent their lives in solitude and left a mark in the spiritual life of people. For centuries, Bulgarians jealously guarded their relics and honored their memory. These..
Sakar is a mountain in Southeastern Bulgaria, close to the border with Turkey. It is the lowest mountain and one of the most sparsely populated regions in the country. There have been claims that Sakar used to be a cradle of an ancient..
The 77th evening of anti-government protests in Bulgaria began with an action of the Justice for Everyone NGO in front of the Sofia Court House, BNR has..
Tensions between protesters and police marked the "Third Great People's Uprising" rally, with protesters calling for the resignation of the..
The Covid-19 pandemic brought about a sharp decline in the number of foreign tourists coming to Bulgaria. The travel restrictions also stopped..