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Surva Festival 2024 Triumphs with Over 12,000 Enthusiastic Participants

The recently concluded three-day "Surva" festival witnessed an impressive turnout of more than 12,000 participants, surpassing all expectations

Society » Culture | January 29, 2024, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 4358

Pernik Welcomes 30th Anniversary of 'Surva' International Masquerade Festival

For three exciting days, beginning today and culminating on Sunday, Pernik hosts the prestigious International Festival of Masquerade Games, "Surva," celebrating its 30th anniversary

Society » Culture | January 26, 2024, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 4987

Zachary Karabashliev Is The Winner Of The "Writer of the Year - Author Of The Most Read Book" Award

For the second consecutive year, Zachary Karabashliev was honored as the “Author of the Most Read Book” in the 9th edition of the Annual Awards of the Capital City Library for “Writer of the Year & Reader of the Year”

Society » Culture | January 23, 2024, Tuesday // 15:02 | Viewed: 3776

Pernik Gears Up for Spectacular "Surva" Mummers Festival

In anticipation of the International Festival of Masquerade Games "Surva," the town of Pernik has declared January 26 a non-school day, setting the stage for a vibrant celebration

Society » Culture | January 23, 2024, Tuesday // 09:04 | Viewed: 3338

Bulgarian Folklore Dances to Enchant Niagara Falls in June

Dance enthusiasts and lovers of Bulgarian folklore are gearing up for the much-anticipated Waterfall Folklore Fest Niagara, set against the breathtaking backdrop of Niagara Falls, Canada, on June 15, 2024

Society » Culture | January 19, 2024, Friday // 15:11 | Viewed: 4867

Orthodox Bulgarians Celebrate Saint Athanasius - Winter Goes Away Today

In a commemorative event observed on January 18, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors the revered Saint Athanasius the Great

Society » Culture | January 18, 2024, Thursday // 10:00 | Viewed: 4695

Daily Dose Of Culture: 'Trip With Tram 22' Photo Exhibition In Sofia Captures Prague's Enchanting Nights

Bulgarian photographer Atanas Milanov has transported art enthusiasts to the magical nights of Prague through his captivating photo exhibition, "Evening Trip with Tram 22."

Society » Culture | January 17, 2024, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 5429

Bulgarians Celebrate Antonovden: A Day of Tradition, Reflection, and Health

Today, Bulgarians across the nation mark Antonovden, the feast dedicated to the memory of St. Anthony the Great in the Orthodox Church

Society » Culture | January 17, 2024, Wednesday // 11:15 | Viewed: 3711

Sofia Art Fair: Bulgaria Welcomes Its First Premier International Contemporary Art Exhibition

Bulgaria is set to make art history with the inaugural "Sofia Art Fair," a groundbreaking contemporary art exhibition scheduled for October 3-6, 2024

Society » Culture | January 16, 2024, Tuesday // 12:35 | Viewed: 3572

80 Years Ago: US-UK Forces Unleashed Destruction on Sofia in WWII

January 10 marks the 80th anniversary of one of the most sinister and bloodiest bombings of Sofia during the Second World War

Society » Culture | January 10, 2024, Wednesday // 10:40 | Viewed: 5715

Daily Dose Of Culture: ISTANBUL - Exhibition Of Photographer Ara Güler In Sofia

Synthesis Gallery (Галерия Синтезис) in Sofia is hosting a mesmerizing exhibition titled "Istanbul" by renowned photographer Ara Güler,

Society » Culture | January 7, 2024, Sunday // 14:06 | Viewed: 5492

Ivanovden: Bulgaria Reveres Saint John in a Jubilant Celebration

In a jubilant commemoration, Bulgarians across the nation honor Saint John the Forerunner and Baptist, marking the revered day of Ivanovden, following the Epiphany

Society » Culture | January 7, 2024, Sunday // 12:00 | Viewed: 4563

Kalofer Celebrates Epiphany with Traditional Men's 'Horo' Dance

The town of Kalofer witnessed a breathtaking display of tradition as hundreds of men immersed themselves in the icy waters of the river Tunja to perform the traditional Bulgarian 'horo'

Society » Culture | January 6, 2024, Saturday // 13:27 | Viewed: 5218

Bulgarian Community in Odesa Honors Hristo Botev's Legacy on 176th Anniversary

Representatives of the Bulgarian community in Odesa gathered to commemorate the 176th birth anniversary of poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev with a tribute event organized by the All-Ukrainian Centre for Bulgarian Culture and the local Bulgarian Society

Society » Culture | January 6, 2024, Saturday // 11:03 | Viewed: 4391

Bulgarian Writer Zdravka Evtimova Wins Prestigious American Literary Honor

Renowned Bulgarian writer Zdravka Evtimova secures the inaugural American award for speculative fiction, marking a significant achievement in her literary career

Society » Culture | January 6, 2024, Saturday // 10:10 | Viewed: 4257

From Cross Races to River Dances: Bulgarians Celebrate Epiphany and Yordanovden!

January 6 marks Epiphany, known as "Yordanovden" in Bulgaria, a vibrant celebration deeply rooted in the country's cultural fabric

Society » Culture | January 6, 2024, Saturday // 09:39 | Viewed: 5147

Epiphany Eve: Bulgaria Embraces 'Voditsi' Traditions in Orthodox Faith

Ahead of Epiphany on January 5, Orthodox churches throughout Bulgaria are set to conduct Holy Liturgy and water blessing ceremonies, a customary ritual known as "Voditsi"

Society » Culture | January 5, 2024, Friday // 10:48 | Viewed: 4521

Commemorating 146 Years: Sofia Marks Historic Liberation Day

146 years ago, on January 4, Field Marshal Iosif Vladimirovich Romeyko-Gurko led Russian liberation troops in a triumphant entry into Sofia, marking a pivotal moment in the city's history

Society » Culture | January 4, 2024, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 3798

Bulgaria Returns Nearly 3,000 Ancient Coins to Turkey in 2023

Bulgaria marked a commendable effort in heritage preservation as it returned approximately 3,000 ancient coins to Turkey last year, 2023

Society » Culture | January 3, 2024, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 4024

Unveiling Bulgaria's Enchanting New Year Tradition: The Magic of Survakane

As the New Year approaches, Bulgarians embrace the ancient tradition of "survakane," crafting magical dogwood sticks known as "survachki" to usher in health and prosperity on Basil's Day

Society » Culture | December 31, 2023, Sunday // 12:18 | Viewed: 5900

St. Stephen's Day In Bulgaria: Celebrating Faith And Name Days

Today marks the commemoration of St. Stephen, the First Martyr, within the Orthodox Church

Society » Culture | December 27, 2023, Wednesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 4210
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