Society

350 000 People Expected to Attend Bulgaria's Rozhen Folklore Fair

Bulgarians from all over the country are expected to gather at the Rozhen folklore fair, which is taking place in the Rhodope mountains between Friday and Sunday.

Society » Culture | July 17, 2015, Friday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3364

Intoxicated Swedish Tourist Died in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag Resort

A Swedish tourist died in Slanchev Bryag after falling off a hotel balcony late Wednesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 10:23 | Viewed: 2361

3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake of magnitude 3 on the Richter scale was registered in southwestern Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Environment | July 16, 2015, Thursday // 08:34 | Viewed: 1993

Two Bulgarian Circus Lions Now Awaiting Relocation to Africa in Stara Zagora Zoo

Jora and Black, the two Bulgarian circus lions awaiting relocation to a sanctuary in Africa by The Born Free Foundation, have been moved to a local zoo from their confinement in a small cage near Sofia.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1788

Bulgarian Band D2 Launches Free Summer Tour

After releasing their latest summer single, D2 are ready for their upcoming summer tour entitled ''In the Rhythm of Summer 2015''.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 1639

4-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Kavarna, Varna

An earthquake of magnitude 4 on the Richter scale was registered in the Black Sea on Wednesday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) informs.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 2562

Eco Taxes Mark 5% Drop for New Cars, Increase by 3% for Old Ones

The Bulgarian Eco Ministry has projected an increase in eco-taxes for old vehicles, as they are more responsible for air pollution.

Society » Environment | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1670

Abandoned Children in Spain Now Safely Back to Bulgaria

The group of Bulgarian school children who visited Spain and were left to find accommodation by themselves, arrived safely in Sofia on Tuesday evening.

Society » Incidents | July 15, 2015, Wednesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgaria’s Protest Network Demands Top Prosecutor's Resignation

Bulgaria’s protest network has lit up the Court of Justice with a sign saying #Resignation.

Society | July 14, 2015, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2035

OSCE Urges Bulgarian Authorities to Halt Evictions of Roma

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has called on Bulgaria to immediately stop evictions of Roma and address the problem of anti-Roma rhetoric.

Society | July 13, 2015, Monday // 20:41 | Viewed: 1993

Cargo Ship Got Stuck Along the Danube River

A cargo ship named ‘’Sredna Gora’’ that is currently owned by the Bulgarian Marine Administration (BRP) got stuck along the Danube River in the region of Svishtov.

Society » Incidents | July 13, 2015, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2383

Spirit of Burgas Pre-Party to Take Place in Sofia

The music festival Spirit of Burgas is merely a month away and the organizers of the event are currently in the process of organizing a pre-party in Sofia.

Society » Culture | July 13, 2015, Monday // 13:55 | Viewed: 2001

Bulgarian Archaeologists 'Looking for Constantine the Great Statue'

A team of Bulgarian archaeologists is pinning its hopes on discovering a host of Roman-era artifacts as excavations are underway under the St Nedelya Square in downtown Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 16:13 | Viewed: 3264

Germanwings Plane Performs Emergency Landing in Sofia

A Germanwings plane bound for Turkey landed at Sofia Airport on Sunday after suspicions it had been struck by a "bird", the BGNES wire service reports.

Society » Incidents | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2045

Garmen Residents to Protest in Sofia over Postponed Removal of Buildings

Residents of the municipality of Garmen, southwestern Bulgaria, are taking to the streets of the capital Sofia next Saturday to protest a move to call off the demolition of illegal Roma dwellings in their village.

Society | July 12, 2015, Sunday // 12:25 | Viewed: 1949

Omar Sharif Dies Aged 83

Egypt-born actor Omar Sharif has died at the age of 83.

Society » Obituaries | July 10, 2015, Friday // 20:28 | Viewed: 2077

British Tourist Tried to Kidnap Baby in Bulgaria's Slanchev Bryag

A 31-year old British tourist tried to kidnap an 11-month old baby in a stroller from its mother in the center of the Black Sea resort of Slanchev Bryag, as reported by the press office of the Bulgarian Interior Ministry.

Society » Incidents | July 10, 2015, Friday // 12:24 | Viewed: 3001

Bulgaria's National Gallery Square 500 Admits Visitors for Free Every Second Thursday

Bulgaria's recently opened National Gallery Square 500 announced that it will admit visitors free of charge every second Thursday of the month.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1943

Kasabian With Greatest Hits, Classic Covers at Spirit of Burgas

The British band Kasabian will be performing hits from their latest album 48:13 at the second night of the Spirit of Burgas music festival on August 8.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 13:55 | Viewed: 4287

Bulgarian Children Abandoned by Tour Firm While on Holiday in Spain

A group of Bulgarian schoolchildren visiting Spain have been accommodated in a refugee center after being abandoned by the tour operator which brought them there, the public TV reports.

Society » Incidents | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2565

Bulgarian-Greek Drama Enters Lux Prize Shortlist

The Lesson, a 2014 Bulgarian-Greek film, is among the ten works nominated to the Lux Prize at this year's edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2015, Thursday // 08:59 | Viewed: 2128