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Serbia’s Slobodan Simic wins Aleko 2020 literary award
Jan13

Serbia’s Slobodan Simic wins Aleko 2020 literary award

The celebrations of the 158th anniversary of the birth of the emblematic Bulgarian writer Aleko Konstantinov began today in his native town Svishtov. The Aleko Literary Prize was awarded for the 54th time. This year’s winner of the distinction for a humorous short story is Serbian psychiatrist, aphorist and writer Slobodan Simic. He was...

Bulgaria is fourth in ranking of highest rated national parks in Europe
Jan13

Bulgaria is fourth in ranking of highest rated national parks in Europe

Bulgaria places fourth in the ranking of countries with highest rated national parks in Europe, a study conducted by SaveOnEnergy.com/uk shows. Bulgaria occupies this position with a TripAdvisor score of 9.64. Ukraine ranks first with a TripAdvisor score of 9.73. The Ukraine National Park with the highest rating is the Carpathian National Nature...

Unusually warm winter keeps red-breasted geese away from their wintering area
Jan09

Unusually warm winter keeps red-breasted geese away from their wintering area

According to the latest coordinated bird census in Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria, the globally threatened red-breasted geese have not yet returned to their usual wintering area – Shabla and Durankulak lakes on Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast because of the high winter temperatures. Normally, the entire population of Europe’s...

Turkish Stream Undermines European Energy Security
Jan07

Turkish Stream Undermines European Energy Security

The US State Department expressed its strong opposition to the Turkish-Russian TurkStream gas pipeline saying that together with the Nord Stream 2 they undermine the European energy security and serve only the Russian interests. “The United States continue to oppose the Nord Stream 2 and the second line of TurkStream,” a unnamed State Department...

Spanish Delivery Service Glovo Wants to Set Foot in Bulgaria
Jan07

Spanish Delivery Service Glovo Wants to Set Foot in Bulgaria

The shutdowns of malls and restaurants first in March and then in end-November has seriously impacted the trade and hospitality industry but at the same time offered the companies new opportunities for rechanneling greater part of their business to online services. No doubt that e-stores and courier services were among the few businesses that...

Russian Media: US Democracy Limping on Both Feet
Jan07

Russian Media: US Democracy Limping on Both Feet

Russian officials on Thursday pointed to the storming of the US Capitol as evidence of America’s decline, with one saying it showed US democracy was “limping on both feet”. After the stunning events in Washington, many in Moscow said the United States was no longer in any position to lecture other countries on freedom and...

Mythical dragons conquer Sofia in first-of-its-kind open-air display
Jan07

Mythical dragons conquer Sofia in first-of-its-kind open-air display

23 animated dragons have found a new home in Vazrazhdane Park in the Bulgarian capital Sofia in the first exhibition of its kind in Bulgaria. The concept and layout of the mythical creatures are Bulgarian, and the exhibition introduces visitors to dragons from around the world. “Our goal is to present images from the mythologies and legends...

World Reaction after Trump Supporters Storming U.S. Capitol, Trying to Stop Election
Jan07

World Reaction after Trump Supporters Storming U.S. Capitol, Trying to Stop Election

World leaders on Wednesday expressed their shock as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed here the U.S. Capitol building where Congress meets in an attempt to overturn the results of the Nov. 3 election won by Joe Biden. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was “saddened” by the events at the U.S. Capitol, his spokesman said....

Putin and Merkel Discuss Possible Joint Vaccine Production
Jan05

Putin and Merkel Discuss Possible Joint Vaccine Production

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed possibilites for closer cooperation in the coronavirus pandemic situation. The two leaders are said to have discussed possible ways of jointly producing vaccines during a phone call. The health ministries of thw two countries will continue the talks on the matter...

Bulgarians in Azerbaijan keep their language, culture and customs
Jan02

Bulgarians in Azerbaijan keep their language, culture and customs

In the early 20th century,a large part of the Bulgarian community in Azerbaijan moved to Ganja, the second largest city in the country, which is a place with a rich and ancient history. “The large Bulgarian community has preserved the language, culture and customs over the years. According to the 1989 census, 289 Bulgarians officially live...