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European Night of Museums to Be Celebrated in Bulgaria on May 21

A number of Bulgarian towns and cities will take part in this year's European Night of Museums on May 21.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2016, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 2113

Divers Get 1 T of Waste Out of Waters Near St Anastasia Island

Nearly a ton of waste has been taken out of the sea near the island of St Anastasia, a local club of divers based at the Black Sea has said.

Society » Environment | May 16, 2016, Monday // 08:45 | Viewed: 1814

Bulgaria Completes Overhaul of Railway to Border with Greece, Turkey

A railroad connecting Bulgaria's second-biggest city Plovdiv with the Greek and Turkish borders is now completely modernized, Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said on Sunday.

Society | May 16, 2016, Monday // 08:22 | Viewed: 2166

Bulgaria to Make Its Second Appearance at Eurovision Final on Saturday

Bulgarian singer Poli Genova will perform her song “If Love Was a Crime” at the final of this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1998

Firefighters Put out Blaze at Film Studios in Bulgaria's Boyana

Firefighters extinguished a blaze at the film studios in Boyana, on the outskirts of Bulgarian capital Sofia, bTV reported on Friday.

Society » Incidents | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 00:06 | Viewed: 1983

Firefighters Battle Blaze at Film Studios in Bulgaria’s Boyana   

A fire has broken out at the film studios in Boyana, on the outskirts of Sofa, the Ministry of the Interior said on Friday.

Society » Incidents | May 13, 2016, Friday // 20:40 | Viewed: 1718

Deflation Helps Keep Cost of Living Little Changed in Bulgaria in Q1 2016

An average Bulgarian household of four needed BGN 2,230 (EUR 1,140) per month to meet its needs at the end of March 2016, a new survey has shown.

Society | May 13, 2016, Friday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1781

Life Expectancy at Birth Drops in Bulgaria in 2013-2015 vs 2012-2014

Life expectancy at birth of Bulgaria’s population calculated for the period 2013 - 2015 was 74.5 years, 0.2 years lower than it had been for the period 2012 – 2014, the country’s stistical office NSI announced on Friday.

Society | May 13, 2016, Friday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2330

Bulgaria's Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final

Bulgarian singer Poli Genova, who represents Bulgaria at this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "If Love Was a Crime", qualified for the final which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2016, Friday // 00:09 | Viewed: 4143

Residents of Bulgaria's Garmen Renew Protests Against Illegal Roma Dwellings

Residents of the Bulgarian village of Garmen renewed on Wednesday their protest against illegal dwellings in the Roma neighbourhood.

Society | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 11:56 | Viewed: 1802

Bulgaria's Poli Genova to Perform at Eurovision Semifinal on Thursday

The Bulgarian representative at this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Poli Genova, will perform in the second semifinal taking place in Stockholm on Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2015

Balkan Fever Concert, Light Show to Mark Start of Sofia Saloon of Arts

The 2016 edition of the Saloon of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria kicks off on Wednesday evening, with music and a light show on the facade of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1421

Bulgaria's Culture Min Seeks Revival of Ties on Russia Visit

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has met with a number of state officials and handed two "Golden Age" awards during his trip to Moscow which ends Wednesday, May 11.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 08:21 | Viewed: 1533

Two Miners Injured after Incident in Bulgaria's Oranovo

A landmass fall in the mine of Oranovo, Southwestern Bulgaria, the public TV reports.

Society » Incidents | May 11, 2016, Wednesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 1234

Golden Kuker Animated Film Festival Kicks off in Sofia

An international animated film festival began on Monday in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 10, 2016, Tuesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1764

Severe Hailstorm Hits Bulgaria’s Lovech

A snowplough was used to clear ice from the streets of Lovech on May 9 following a 20-minute hailstorm, bTV reported.

Society » Incidents | May 9, 2016, Monday // 22:01 | Viewed: 2120

Bulgarians Honor Victory Day in Front of Soviet Army Monument

Hundreds of Bulgarians laid wreaths in front of the Soviet Army Monument in the capital Sofia to mark Victory Day on Monday.

Society | May 9, 2016, Monday // 13:10 | Viewed: 1596

'Provocateurs' Were Sent to Protests in Bulgaria's Radnevo - IntMin

Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumyana Bachvarova said on Monday there had been "provocateurs" at the protest rallies in the town of Radnevo, where tensions rose last week between ethnic Bulgarians and Roma residents.

Society | May 9, 2016, Monday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1571

Bulgaria Marks Europe Day with Readings, Light Shows

A number of towns and cities throughout Bulgaria will mark the Day of Europe on Monday.

Society | May 9, 2016, Monday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1284

Heavy Traffic Expected Across Bulgaria as Holiday Period Comes to End

Heavy traffic is expected on Bulgaria’s motorways and main roads as the holiday period is coming to an end on Sunday.

Society | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1967

State of Emergency Declared in Bulgaria’s Northwest Due to Overflowing Dams

State of emergency has been declared in Bulgaria’s northwestern municipalities of Mizia and Hayredin, both in the region of Vratsa, due to overflowing dams.

Society » Environment | May 8, 2016, Sunday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2347