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      Photographers to capture life of Bessarabian Bulgarians
      Jan16

      Photographers to capture life of Bessarabian Bulgarians

      Documentary photographers Mihaela Arroyo and Denislav Stoychev are in the city of Taraclia in Moldova to capture the lives of Bessarabian Bulgarians, BTA reports. Their idea is for photos to show more about our compatriots who emigrated to Wallachia, Moldova and Ukraine during the Russo-Turkish War; “not only their customs and traditions,...

      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...

      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...

      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...

      Rhodope village attracts foreigners who invest in old rural houses
      Dec28

      Rhodope village attracts foreigners who invest in old rural houses

      For years, the village of Polkovnik Serafimovo located in the Rhodopes has been attracting foreigners who invest in old village houses, repair them and settle there. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the anti-epidemic measures, many newcomers live in the mountain village and work remotely, BNR correspondent Radostina Chernokova informs. 50 people...

      Each of our compatriots popularizes or homeland abroad
      Dec19

      Each of our compatriots popularizes or homeland abroad

      In 2020 Radio Bulgaria has strengthened its contacts with Bulgarians living abroad. We found out that no matter how far away they live, they all hold Bulgaria deep in their hearts. These people are mainly connected with their homeland by the holidays and traditions typical for every Bulgarian home. Bulgaria is where our people gather – in...

      Travel information for arrivals in Bulgaria in conditions of Covid-19 pandemic
      Dec14

      Travel information for arrivals in Bulgaria in conditions of Covid-19 pandemic

      Does Bulgaria have a list of zones/countries arrivals from which are required to undergo a mandatory PCR test, quarantine or other restrictions?Citizens of all non-EU countries are not allowed entry into Bulgaria until 31 January by order of the Bulgarian minister of health which came into effect on 1 December and extends the regime put in place...

      Fund-raising initiative for new church in Dobrich
      Dec12

      Fund-raising initiative for new church in Dobrich

      A Christmas fundraising bazaar for souvenirs is raising money for the construction of a church -–“St. Luke of Crimea” – in Dobrich. All decorations are hand-crafted, the church board says. The initiative was launched by an artist from Dobrich who was given relics of healer saint St. Luke of Crimea while on a visit to Ukraine. The site where the...