Muslims in Bulgaria celebrate today Kurban Bayram. Kurban Bayram (or Eid al-Adha) is one of the greatest Muslim holidays, which is associated with the power of faith and is marked by the sacrifice of an animal as an expression of gratitude to the..
Archaeologists have unearthed four graves dating back to 8,000 years ago in the early Neolithic settlement of Slatina in Bulgaria's capital Sofia. T he unearthed skeletons are of three adults and a child, said the Deputy Chairman of the Bulgarian..
On July 27, along with St. Clement of Ohrid and the Seven Saints (known as Sveti Sedmochislenitsi), the Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors the memory of Greatmartyr St. Panteleimon. His name means "all-compassionate". The saint was known among..
Archaeologists have discovered a medieval settlement with metallurgical activity on the land of the village of Brestnitsa, along the route of the Hemus highway, the Bulgarian new agency BTA reports. During the initial excavations carried out..
Nearly 40 years ago, a secret expedition went to Gradishte locality in Strandzha Mountain (Southeastern Bulgaria) to explore a mysterious place associated with an ancient civilization. The site was localized on a treasure map and the team was..
Born in the 10 th century BC, a descendent of Aaron, he was abstemious in food, humble in clothing and strict with himself and with others. His life was filled with miracles which started in his childhood years. Legend has it that his father had a..
A statue of a female, most likely of a priestess, was discovered by archaeologists at Heraclea Sintica, an ancient city in the Rupite area near Petrich. The statue is very well preserved, although the head and arms are missing, said Assoc. Prof...
Monasteries are often called the hearths of Bulgarian spirituality, guardians of the Bulgarian faith in the once despondent years of the Ottoman Yoke filled with persecution and humiliation. There is no shortage of historical evidence of..
In 1965, a biology teacher from the town of Assenovgrad ran across a gigantic skeleton in the region of the village of Ezerovo. During a summer expedition with his students, Dimitar Kovachev discovers the world’s most well-preserved deinotherium..
At the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century, Bulgarian fiction marked an unprecedented progress. Kiril Hristov occupies his worthy place among the galaxy of talented poets and writers, such as Pencho Slaveykov, Ivan Vazov, Peyo..
Spread of Covid-19 among young people threatens the elderly: Chief Health Inspector In the last 4 weeks, the percentage of those newly diagnosed..
Intensified inspections are starting in 20 nursing homes in the Varna region after more than 100 positive samples for coronavirus have been registered in..
Belgium is introducing a mandatory quarantine for persons arriving from two regions in Bulgaria - the Northeast and the Southwest region, Belgium's..