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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: 1342

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: 1695

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: 1263

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: 2508

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: 1470

''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: 1523

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: 1511

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: 2765

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: 3172

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: 1495

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: 1392

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: 3903

Sun, Rain and Hails To Take Over Bulgaria

After a night of steady rain and thunderstorms across Bulgaria, the weather is expected to remain cloudy and with high probability of precipitations.

Society » Environment | May 25, 2015, Monday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2103

Ethnic Clashes Raise Turmoil in Bulgaria’s Village of Garmen

The road between the villages of Marchevo and Garmen was blocked Sunday at around 10 am and lasted for a little over four hours.

Society » Incidents | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 17:05 | Viewed: 2780

Thunderstorms Expected Across Bulgaria

Rain, thunderstorms and hail are projected for today’s May 24, according to the official data presented by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Environment | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1742

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, Educational Minister Prof.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2015, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2157

Bulgarian Archaeologists to Work on Uncovering Acropolis of Perperikon

Bulgarian archaeologists are to concentrate their efforts on uncovering the acropolis of the ancient Thracian city of Perperikon in the forthcoming months.

Society » Archaeology | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 4612

Bulgarian National Television Releases Trailer for 2015 Junior Eurovision

The Bulgarian National Television (BNT) released a trailer for the 2015 Junior Eurovision, which will be held on November 21 at the Arena Armeec hall in Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 14:45 | Viewed: 1564

Video Promotes Bulgaria's Plovdiv as 2019 European Capital of Culture

A video, which will be broadcasted by more than 30 televisions, advertises the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv as the 2019 European Capital of Culture.

Society » Culture | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2760

School Teachers in Bulgaria Decreased by 70 % in Past Fifteen Years

At present there are 85 000 teachers employed in secondary education in Bulgaria, which represents a decrease by 70 % in the past fifteen years.

Society » Education | May 23, 2015, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2240

73% of Bulgaria's Bathing Waters Were of Excellent Quality in 2014

In Bulgaria, 69 out of a total of 94 bathing waters or 73.4 % were deemed as being of excellent quality in 2014.

Society » Environment | May 21, 2015, Thursday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1462