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Hundreds Protest, Demand Resignation of Bulgarian Culture Minister

Hundreds of citizens and artists gathered in a protest on Thursday in front of the building of the Culture Ministry to demand the resignation of the Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 21:03 | Viewed: 1681

EU Grant Sponsors Restoration of Bulgaria's Perperikon

The project of the Kardzhali municipality ''Perperikon - past for the future'' received a funding approval Thursday.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1251

Sentimental Swingers to Present New Album in Sofia

The Bulgarian female swing trio Sentimental Swingers are to present their latest album Cradle of Love on Saturday, April 25, in Sofia, their Facebook page shows.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 12:51 | Viewed: 1577

Ros Rossin's Portrait of Maya Angelou Featured on US Postage Stamp

A post stamp featuring the portrait of American author Maya Angelou - one of the most prominent writers in American 20th century Literature, has been printed out across the ocean.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2015, Thursday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1388

Cities Across Bulgaria-Turkey Border at Odds over Park Name

The Bulgarian city of Haskovo and its Turkish sister city of Edirne are freezing ties over Haskovo's grant the name Armentsi ("Armenians") to a park located on its territory.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 18:34 | Viewed: 2354

At Least 97 000 Children Born to Bulgarian Families Abroad 2004-2013

As many as 96 653 children have been born into families of Bulgarian parents outside the country between 2004 and 2013, a recent "map" has shown.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 1311

Bulgaria Grants USD 20 000 to Young Talents Hasan, Ibrahim

The Bulgarian government on Wednesday voted to give USD 20 000 to twin pianists Hasan and Ibrahim to help them perform abroad.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1363

Sofia's Waste Treatment Plant – Second Largest in Europe

The Plant for Mechanical Biological Treatment of Waste in Sofia will be the second largest in Europe, right after the unit in Spain's capital Madrid.

Society » Environment | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1422

450,000 Bulgarians Work From Their Own Homes

Approximately 450,000 Bulgarians earn their living working from home, as noted by a report presented by HomeNet Eastern Europe.

Society | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgarian Cinema Club Opens Doors in New York City

The first Bulgarian cinema club will open doors in New York City.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1285

Bulgarian Rock Band Launches European Tour

Bulgarian band JEREMY? will be embarking on an international tour in May, June and July of 2015.

Society » Culture | April 22, 2015, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1921

Sofia Vergara Wearing Successful Bulgarian Label

Designers Dobromir Kiryakov and Borche Ristovski from the lable Beyond already managed to get in the world spotlights as Sofia Vergara herself wore their dress at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards in the USA.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1598

Armed and Almost Safe

Two trees located in a little garden in the center of the Bulgarian capital Sofia suddenly got armed with axes and started an ambiguous dialogue.

Society | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1316

Hospitals in Bulgaria Use Up to 3 Times More Antibiotics than in Western Europe – Expert

Bulgarian hospitals use up to three times more antibiotics than in modern European countries, according to Todor Kantardzhiev, head of the National Center of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases.

Society » Health | April 21, 2015, Tuesday // 13:30 | Viewed: 1436

Bulgarian Storms Guinness World Records with Teapots

A man from Bulgaria's Ruse boasts a huge teapot collection and is even considering attempting to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1126

Village Population in Bulgaria Marks Decrease

Depopulated towns in Bulgaria are 164 as of December 2014, as reported by the National Statistical Institute.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria's Labor Min Tables Tough Measures to Boost Work Safety

Labor and Social Policy Minister Ivaylo Kalfin has proposed Criminal Code amendments targeting employers who do not sign contracts with workers.

Society | April 20, 2015, Monday // 10:33 | Viewed: 949

Stones Hurled at Bulgarian Socialist Party Headquarters

An unknown man has thrown paving stones at the main office of the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) in downtown Sofia, party officials say.

Society » Incidents | April 20, 2015, Monday // 07:51 | Viewed: 1026

Bulgaria Had 164 Empty Villages in End-2014

There were 164 Bulgarian villages with no residents as of December 31, 2014, national statistics show.

Society | April 19, 2015, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 5435

Bulgarian Scientists Develop First Space Greenhouse on Earth

Scientists from Bulgaria, which is the third country in the world in the production of space food after Russia and the USA, have developed the first space greenhouse on Earth.

Society | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 15:08 | Viewed: 2394

Wildfire in Southwestern Bulgaria Tamed, No Danger to Spread

The forest fire in the municipality of Strumyani in southwestern Bulgaria has been localised and there is no danger of it spreading further.

Society » Incidents | April 18, 2015, Saturday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1074