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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: 4229

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: 1826

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: 2084

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: 1487

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: 1599

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: 1268

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: 1818

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: 2159

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: 1607

'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: 1588

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: 1292

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: 1973

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: 2387

Protests Continue over Beating Incident in Bulgaria's Radnevo

More than 1,000 residents of Radnevo gathered in front of the Roma neighbourhood of this town in southern Bulgaria for a third straight day on Thursday to demand justice for three ethnic Bulgarians beaten by a group of Roma men in a scuffle over right of

Society | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 23:00 | Viewed: 2664

Bulgarian Prosecutors Seek Permanent Detention for Four Men over Radnevo Beating

Bulgarian prosecutors have requested permanent detention into police custody of four men charged with attempted murder during a scuffle between ethnic Bulgarians and Roma people in the town of Radnevo, in southern Bulgaria.

Society | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1993

Protesters Clash with Police Near Roma Areas of Bulgaria's Radnevo

Clashes with police were reported on Wednesday evening as around 2000 people gathered to demonstrate next to the Roma neighborhood in the town of Radnevo, Southern Bulgaria.

Society | May 5, 2016, Thursday // 08:14 | Viewed: 2837

Sofia Science Festival to Feature Rosetta Mission's Chief Scientist

Astronomy will be among the highlights of the Sofia Science Festival's sixth edition that is due next week.

Society | May 4, 2016, Wednesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2213

Heavy Rain, Expected in Bulgaria on Tuesday, Hail Possible

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning for most of the country, with torrential rains and low temperatures in 25 of its 28 regions.

Society » Environment | May 3, 2016, Tuesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2649

Bulgarian Faithful Hold Easter Procession with 'Virgin Mary Icon'

Bulgarian Orthodox faithful held the traditional Easter procession on Monday at Bachkovo monastery.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2016, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2404

Bulgaria Enforces Restrictions to Truck Movement for Holiday Returns

Heavy trucks (over 12 tons) cannot move across Bulgaria between 14:00 and 20:00 local time (EEST) on Monday, authorities have said.

Society | May 2, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2389

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral to Remain Open All Night on Sunday

The landmark St Alexander Nevsky cathedral in central Sofia will remain open throughout the night on Sunday into Monday, Focus News Agency quotes clerical officials as saying.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2341