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New Film Festival to Show Documentaries on Art in Sofia

A film festival bringing together documentaries dedicated to the arts begins in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 15.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 07:50 | Viewed: 5608

Bulgarian PM Unveils Archaeological Site with Museum Near Sredets

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov unveiled the completely renovated archaeological reserve Deultum near the village of Debelt in the municipality of Sredets on Sunday.

Society » Archaeology | April 11, 2016, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 6682

Bulgaria's MPs Revoke Ban on Beach Camping

Lawmakers in Bulgaria have approved a proposal by the biggest party GERB that overturns a recently introduced ban on beach camping.

Society » Environment | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 6302

Bulgaria to Work for Lifelong Learning System

The Bulgarian government has approved an action plan which introduces a new range of professional qualification options for school students and adds a list of "protected professions".

Society » Education | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 13:05 | Viewed: 5501

Bulgarian Doctors to Hold National Protest in Downtown Sofia

The Bulgarian doctors' union will stage a national protest in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Health | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 5415

Bulgarian Police Detain Five Alleged Afghans over Shooting Incident in Sofia

Bulgarian police have detained five people – four men and a woman - claiming to be of Afghan origin after shooting was reported in Nadezhda neighbourhood of Sofia on Tuesday afternoon.

Society » Incidents | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 17:57 | Viewed: 5456

Bulgaria Has 'No Problem' with Burqas - Education Min

The issue of burqas in Bulgaria is exaggerated, but should be considered in light of future security problems, Bulgarian Deputy PM and Education Minister Meglena Kunevas has said.

Society » Education | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 4908

Central Area of Bulgaria's Ruse Sealed Off over Suspicious Package

Cardboard boxes abandoned in front of a bank have been found in the center of Ruse, Bulgaria's sixth-biggest city, triggering alarm among residents, private NOVA TV broadcaster informs.

Society » Incidents | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 4666

Bulgaria Air Cancels Brussels Flights for April 05

Bulgaria's national flag carrier Bulgaria Air has announced it will not perform flights between Sofia and Brussels on Tuesday, April 05 Sofia Airport has said the two flights No FB 407 (to Brussels), with takeoff time 18:00, and FB 408 (from Brussels) sch

Society | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 09:36 | Viewed: 4476

Doctors From Private Hospitals Stage Protest in Bulgaria

Doctors from private hospitals in parts of Bulgaria staged a protest on Monday.

Society » Health | April 4, 2016, Monday // 14:02 | Viewed: 5102

Bryan Adams to Perform in Sofia in October

Canadian rock musician Bryan Adams will perform in the Bulgarian capital on October 11.

Society » Culture | April 4, 2016, Monday // 13:01 | Viewed: 7278

Sofia Marks 137 Years Since Its Proclamation as Capital of Bulgaria

Sofia is marking on Sunday the 137th anniversary of its proclamation as capital of Bulgaria.

Society | April 3, 2016, Sunday // 16:43 | Viewed: 4256

Bulgarian Culture Ministry, Louvre Renew Cooperation Agreement

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov and Jean-Luc Martinez, director of the Louvre, signed a new five-year cooperation agreement between the culture ministry and the French museum.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2016, Sunday // 15:31 | Viewed: 4605

Bulgarian GPs Vow to End Protest on Monday

Bulgarian general practitioners (GPs) decided at their meeting in Veliko Tarnovo on Saturday to end the protest they have been staging since the beginning of the week on Monday.

Society » Health | April 3, 2016, Sunday // 11:30 | Viewed: 4669

Sofia Landmarks Light Up for Autism Awareness Day

Bulgaria's capital Sofia and other citis will mark the World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday, with key buildings lighting up to show support for a worldwide information campaign.

Society | April 2, 2016, Saturday // 11:46 | Viewed: 3911

Poli Genova to Promote Bulgaria’s Entry in Eurovision Song Contest in Riga, Amsterdam, London

Poli Genova will sing the Bulgarian entry in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest “If Love Was A Crime”, at promotional concerts in Riga, Amsterdam and London this month.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2016, Friday // 19:07 | Viewed: 6817

Man Tries to Set Fire to Car Used by Bulgaria MP

A man approached the car of a Bulgarian lawmaker and tried to set it ablaze using a burner, local media outlets report.

Society » Incidents | April 1, 2016, Friday // 13:34 | Viewed: 4499

Lukoil Bulgaria Refinery to Get Fined over Air Pollution

Lukoil Neftochim, a Burgas-based oil refinery, will be slapped with a fine for contaminating the city's air with hydrogen sulfide, Environment Minister Ivelina Vasileva has said.

Society » Environment | April 1, 2016, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 5629

Bulgaria's Adolescents Show Alarming Rates of Smoking, Drinking in WHO Report

Bulgaria tops or is high in rankings of adolescent drinkers and smokers, according to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) study on youth behavior.

Society | April 1, 2016, Friday // 10:55 | Viewed: 4061

Sofia Residents to Protest over Planned Hike in Public Transport Ticket Prices

A demonstration will take place in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on Friday over local plans of local authorities to adopt a 60% price increase for the public transport tickets.

Society | April 1, 2016, Friday // 09:40 | Viewed: 4045

Bulgaria to Test Warning Siren Systems on April 1

The civil defense sirens of Bulgaria are to be tested in 11 Bulgarian cities on Friday.

Society | April 1, 2016, Friday // 07:27 | Viewed: 4304