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      Winners of this year’s Sofia Marathon suspended from all racing for doping
      Nov18

      Winners of this year’s Sofia Marathon suspended from all racing for doping

      The winners of this year’s Sofia Marathon Viktoriia Khapilina, Ukraine and Youssef Sbaa, Morocco have been provisionally suspended from all racing for doping violations, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) reports. “The news is a clear message to all who intend to compete by deception and dishonest means. Together with our partners, sponsors...

      Parliament rejects idea of special ID card for Bulgarians abroad
      Nov18

      Parliament rejects idea of special ID card for Bulgarians abroad

      The National Assembly has decided to put an end to the practice of re-validating invalid Bulgarian ID documents that have previously been declared lost or stolen. The decision was made with the adoption at second reading of amendments to the Law on Bulgarian Personal Documents, BTA reported.The proposal of the “United Patriots” that...

      Chushkopek and cable radio are part of exhibition on technology during socialism
      Nov16

      Chushkopek and cable radio are part of exhibition on technology during socialism

      The exhibition “Technology around us during the People’s Rule” takes us back to the times when socialist propaganda entered homes through cable radio sets, music was played on record players, and women’s curls stayed in fixed shape after a night spent with tin rolls on the head. The traveling exhibition, on display in the...

      BTA Director General Maxim Minchev has passed away
      Nov15

      BTA Director General Maxim Minchev has passed away

      After a short illness, the long-time Director General of BTA, Maxim Minchev, passed away. He was born in 1953 in Sofia. He graduated in journalism in Lviv, Ukraine, and pedagogy from the Military Academy “G.S. Rakovski ”. He had NATO scholarship in Brussels. In 2016, he was elected Secretary General of the News Agencies World Council and in 2018...

      Bulgaria reports growth in number of work permits for foreigners despite pandemic
      Nov09

      Bulgaria reports growth in number of work permits for foreigners despite pandemic

      Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Bulgaria’s Employment Agency reports an increase in the number of work permits issued to foreigners in Bulgaria for the first 10 months of 2020. This is mainly due to the commitments made by Bulgaria in connection with the implementation of major infrastructure projects such as Balkan Stream. At the same time,...

      Foreign students on Bulgaria and academic life here
      Nov04

      Foreign students on Bulgaria and academic life here

      Even in the year in which thousands of tourist reservations from abroad have been cancelled due to the danger of spreading the coronavirus, Bulgaria still remains an attractive destination for young people who come here to gain knowledge in various disciplines in Bulgarian universities. According to data on mobility in higher education in EU...

      Vice President Iliana Iotova: We have enough trained people to lead Bulgaria forward
      Oct31

      Vice President Iliana Iotova: We have enough trained people to lead Bulgaria forward

      If you ever find yourself among the Bulgarian teachers abroad, of those enthusiastic individuals who organize the life of Bulgarian communities in all parts of the world, or among our compatriots from the historically formed Bulgarian diasporas in Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine, you will invariably feel the strong love for Bulgaria which these people...

      Bulgaria marks the day of Bessarabian Bulgarians
      Oct29

      Bulgaria marks the day of Bessarabian Bulgarians

      In 1938, the descendants of the Bessarabian and Taurian Bulgarians laid the beginning of the celebrations dedicated to Bulgarians from Bessarabia. The occasion for the first celebration was the 100th anniversary of the consecration, in 1838, in the city of Bolgrad (now in Ukraine) of the cathedral of the Holy Transfiguration of Christ. The...

      Start of autumn-winter season… by the sea
      Oct24

      Start of autumn-winter season… by the sea

      During the past week Bourgas welcomed the first 25 tourists from Ukraine for a combined autumn-winter holiday. As is the tradition, the tourists were welcomed with bread and honey, to the sound of authentic Bulgarian folklore instruments. The group of tourists spent two days in Bourgas after which went shopping in Istanbul. Another programme is...

      The Three Seas Initiative and Bulgaria
      Oct21

      The Three Seas Initiative and Bulgaria

      2021 is the year in which Bulgaria will chair the Three Seas Initiative. At a special ceremony in Tallinn, President Rumen Radev received the chairmanship from his Estonian counterpart, Kersti Kaljulaid. Digital connectivity was among the Estonian priorities at the head of the regional initiative, as well as work on the investment fund, which is...