Once the day of St. Athanasius comes around, winter’s over! – Bulgarians of old would say, when they celebrated the day of St. Athanasius the Great on 31 January, old style. In our day it falls on 18 January. In our climes, the first month of the year is freezing, with lots of snow and low temperatures. Still, if we hark to the voice of nature, we shall see the first snow drops peeping out of the snow, or hear a bird calling out in the trees and the day grows..
In the middle of November 2017 the Bulgarian Socialist Party announced that it would continue to participate in Parliamentary debates only if they were linked with the resignation of the former National Assembly President Dimitar Glavchev, the 2018 state budget and the no-confidence vote against the current coalition cabinet. Dimitar Glavchev has already resigned and does not serve anymore as President of the 44 th National Assembly, the state budget for 2018..
In a speech before the EP PM of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov confirmed the 4 major priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU: the future of young people in Europe; the integration of the Western Balkans and regional connectivity; Europe’s security and stability and also digital skills. Borissov warned that in case the EU didn’t invest in the infrastructure of the Balkans that could be done by Russia, Turkey and China, as they also had their interests..
The Bulgarian government has allocated 300,000 euros to renovate and expand the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Budapest, Hungary. The Bulgarian Home of Culture in the Hungarian capital city opened in 1957..
There is a huge interest in the DIEMA XTRA Sofia Open tennis tournament, which will take place in the period 4 to 11 February in Arena Armeec Hall in Sofia. Just a month before the finals of the ATP 250..
The Number 3 seeded Grigor Dimitrov qualified for the third round of the Australian Open tennis tournament. The Bulgarian who reached the tournament’s semifinals in 2017 earned a difficult win versus the..
Bulgarians can travel freely without visas to a total of 156 countries. By this indicator, this country ranks at the prestigious 20th place in the world, ahead of most of its neighbors. The Henley Passport Index..