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How Bulgaria Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Traditionally, on the last day of December we send the old and welcome the new calendar year. The celebration of the New Year dates back thousands of years with different customs of different peoples.

Society » Culture | December 31, 2021, Friday // 10:44 | Viewed: 5951

Bulgaria Celebrates Ignazhden - the First Guest at your Home Determines the Year

According to the traditional Bulgarian calendar, the feast of Saint Ignatius on December 20th is the day when the transition from the old to the coming New Year starts. It is a day full of peculiar rituals, bans, and auguries.

Society » Culture | December 20, 2021, Monday // 10:43 | Viewed: 4777

Hours until the Final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Paris

Today is the grand final of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Bulgaria will take the stage at number 6. You can still vote for Deni and Marti on . Watch the live concert on BNT 1 from 17.00 p.m.

Society » Culture | December 19, 2021, Sunday // 12:40 | Viewed: 4059

You can Now Vote for Bulgaria at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021, the Final is on Sunday

From today, December 17, all viewers in Bulgaria, Bulgarians around the world, and anyone who likes Bulgaria’s song can vote for free, online, for Bulgaria at the prestigious song contest "Children's Eurovision" 2021. Voting will begin at 21:00 p.m. today

Society » Culture | December 17, 2021, Friday // 17:52 | Viewed: 4641

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates St. Anne Day

Today the Orthodox Church celebrates the conception of St. Anna. In the calendar of the Orthodox Church this holiday is closely connected with the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2021, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 5171

Bulgarians Celebrate Saint Nicholas Day

Thousands of Bulgarians have a name day today, sailors and bankers celebrate as well, the Church honors St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker of Myra. St. Nicholas Day is also the day of the Bulgarian city Burgas.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2021, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 4639

Today Marks 102 Years Since the Treaty of Neuily

The Treaty of Neuilly was signed on November 27 in the Paris suburb of Neuilly by Bulgarian Prime Minister Alexander Stamboliiski, and on the part of the victorious powers by the heads of their delegations to the Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920).

Society » Culture | November 27, 2021, Saturday // 11:01 | Viewed: 5226

6 Million Tourists have Visited Christo’s Wrapped Triumphal Arch

Approximately 6 million tourists and Parisians have visited the wrapped Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The installation, whose dismantling began in early October, was Bulgarian Christo's dream project, which his nephew, Vladimir Yavashev, carried out a year af

Society » Culture | November 10, 2021, Wednesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 4932

Bulgaria Celebrates its National Awakening Day

The holiday marks the work of the Bulgarian educators, writers and revolutionaries - awakeners of the reviving national spirit, striving for education and literature. It is celebrated annually with torchlight processions and it is non-mandatory for studen

Society » Culture | November 1, 2021, Monday // 11:06 | Viewed: 5863

Prime Minister Stefan Yanev Greeted the Bessarabian Bulgarians

Regardless of their historical destiny, to live outside Bulgaria for more than 200 years, the Bessarabian Bulgarians remain an integral part of the Bulgarian cultural and spiritual community.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2021, Friday // 16:56 | Viewed: 4804

New York City Hall is Removing a Statue of Thomas Jefferson due to his Slaveholding Past

The New York City Hall yesterday approved the removal of the statue of Thomas Jefferson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, placed in the boardroom more than a century ago because of the slave-owning past of politics, AFP reported, quoted b

Society » Culture | October 19, 2021, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 4715

Tanzanian writer Grabs Nobel Prize for Literature

Society » Culture | October 8, 2021, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 47021

And Nobel Medicine Prize Goes to US Scientists

US scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on receptors for temperature and touch, AFP reported.

Society » Culture | October 4, 2021, Monday // 16:41 | Viewed: 4265

The "Wrapped Triumphal Arch" of Bulgarian Christo and Jeanne-Claude Dismantled Today

Today ends the life of the work "The Wrapped Arc de Triomphe" by the Bulgarian Christo and the Moroccan Jeanne-Claude, realized by Vladimir Yavashev and his team.

Society » Culture | October 4, 2021, Monday // 16:33 | Viewed: 4029

Replica of Most Famous Bulgarian Gold Treasure Confiscated in Dubai

On September 27, customs officers at Dubai airport detained and questioned members of the Bulgarian delegation for Expo 2021, who were carrying a replica of the Panagyurishte Golden Treasure in their hand luggage.

Society » Culture | September 29, 2021, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 4778

President Radev Received the Honor Guard for the 113th Anniversary of Bulgaria's Independence

President Rumen Radev received the honor guard of the Vasil Levski National High School in honor of the 113th anniversary of Bulgaria's declaration of independence at the Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Culture | September 22, 2021, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 3910

Bulgarians Commemorate 100 Years Since the Death of the Patriarch of Bulgarian Literature

Today Bulgarians commemorate 100 years since the death of the Patriarch of Bulgarian Literature Ivan Vazov.

Society » Culture | September 22, 2021, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 3249

In Memoriam:French Film Star Jean-Paul Belmondo Passed away Aged 88

 Renowned French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo has died at the age of 88, AFP reported on Monday, citing his lawyer.

Society » Culture | September 7, 2021, Tuesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 4434

Bulgaria Celebrates Unification Day

6th of September is the day on which the actual unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia takes place. An act that gave the country of Bulgaria the right to return to its borders, lands, that historically belong to it.

Society » Culture | September 6, 2021, Monday // 10:30 | Viewed: 21405

Bulgarians Commemorate 144th Anniversary of the Shipka Epic

Bulgaria celebrates the 144th anniversary of the Shipka epic. The national celebrations will take place on the historic peak in Stara Planina, where the official part will begin at 12 o'clock. Shipka Pass will remain open for traffic.

Society » Culture | August 21, 2021, Saturday // 09:15 | Viewed: 3860

More Than 3,000 People Have Visited Opera of the Peaks This Year

The performances from the Opera of the Peaks festival this year were watched by over 3,000 spectators, despite the necessary restrictions on seats due to security measures. This was announced by the organizers of the Sofia Opera.

Society » Culture | August 18, 2021, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3740
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