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Bulgarian Movie Viktoria Released in the US

The film Viktoria by director and writer Maya Vitkova has been selected for a US release by the company Big World Pictures, located in Brooklyn, New York, the Hollywood Reporter announced.

Society » Culture | May 29, 2015, Friday // 16:15 | Viewed: 983

Bulgaria Has Second Highest Number of Smokers in EU

Bulgaria has the second highest number of smokers in Europe and ranks sixth in the world in this respect.

Society » Health | May 29, 2015, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1345

Preview of Game of Thrones Episode Featuring Zahari Baharov Now Released

Mere hours are left until the premiere of the eight episode of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, featuring a performance by Bulgarian actor Zahari Baharov in the role of a leader of a cannibal tribe.

Society » Culture | May 29, 2015, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 817

Rudimental, Ella Eyre to Perform for Sofia Music Fans

The extremely successful Rudimental and Ella Eyre will be coming to Bulgaria for a special performance on September 12.

Society » Culture | May 29, 2015, Friday // 13:06 | Viewed: 851

Popovi Livadi Becomes Bulgaria's Newest Village

Popovi Livadi became the newest village in Bulgaria after the government took the decision for its establishment at its regular meeting on Wednesday.

Society | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2308

Illegal Constructions in Plovdiv's Stolipinovo to be Removed

Removal of illegal constructions in the Plovdiv neighborhood of Stolipinovo started Thursday.

Society | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 1160

Roma People in Garmen Plead for Peace Following Ethnic Tensions

The Roma population in the Garmen municipality have stated their conviction that they are living in peace and harmony with the rest of the citizens in the region.

Society » Incidents | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1179

Bulgaria's New Gallery Square 500 Opening Thursday

The National Gallery Square 500 is to host an official opening ceremony on Thursday in downtown Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 28, 2015, Thursday // 10:22 | Viewed: 1373

Hip Hop, Neo Soul Diva Lauryn Hill to Perform in Sofia

The long awaited concert of hip hop and neo soul star Ms Lauryn Hill will take place in Sofia's Arena Armeets on July 15.

Society » Culture | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1335

Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev Foundation Donates BGN 2.5 M for Restoration of Trapezitsa Fortress

Bulgaria has signed an agreement with a delegation of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on a donation for restoration works at the Trapezitsa Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Culture | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1193

Bulgaria Advertised For Illegal Grizzly Bear Hunting

Bulgarian Tourism Ministry has been advertising hunting of Grizzly bears and American deer, as well as salmon fishing, as announced by the NGO Balkani Wildlife Society, the Bulgarian National Radio reported.

Society » Environment | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 1537

Festival of the Arts Honors International Children's Day

The Festival of the Arts in Sofia will be hosted by the Radisson Blu Grand Hotel in Sofia on May 30 and 31.

Society » Culture | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1126

Bulgaria's Garmen Braces for Massive anti-Roma Protest

Security has been stepped up in the village of Garmen, southwestern Bulgaria, ahead of a protest against illegal buildings and settlers in a Roma neighborhood.

Society | May 27, 2015, Wednesday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2175

State of Emergency Lifted in Bulgaria's Mezdra

The state of emergency in the municipality of Mezdra has been lifted Tuesday morning, as announced by mayor Nikolinka Kartovska.

Society » Incidents | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 16:05 | Viewed: 1408

''Make a Selfie With an EU Project'' Campaign Now Launched

The photo competition for the best selfie with an EU-sponsored project will continue through to May 27.

Society | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1456

Garmen Citizens Dissatisfied With Local Government's Reaction

''Come again in a week's time,'' called on the citizens of Garmen to Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova.

Society » Incidents | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1463

Yellow Dust Found All Across Sofia

Two perplexing events occurred in Sofia over the course of the past several days - yellow stains on the ground and a strange odor in the air.

Society » Environment | May 26, 2015, Tuesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2608

More than 33 000 Bulgarians Moved to Live in Villages in Past Year

According to the latest estimates of the Association of Bulgarian Villages, 33 536 people moved to live in the villages in the past year.

Society | May 25, 2015, Monday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2839

30 % of Bulgarians Have Confidence in Coalition Government – Gallup

The coalition government of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has entered its routine working schedule and is no longer seen as something new and curious by Bulgarians.

Society | May 25, 2015, Monday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1391

UNICEF Launches Exhibition to Assist Children of Nepal

A charitable exhibition will be opened at Sofia's National Palace of Culture on May 26 and will continue through to June 7.

Society | May 25, 2015, Monday // 13:37 | Viewed: 1322

Authorities Declare State of Emergency in Bulgaria's Mezdra Due to Rain, Floods

A state of emergency was declared at midnight in the northwestern Bulgarian town of Mezdra due to the torrential rainfalls and floods.

Society » Incidents | May 25, 2015, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 3819