Current News

Current News

News from the region - Kalofer and Karlovo

News from the region - Kalofer and Karlovo

1/5/2005 8:39:29 AM

Kalofer - the Hristo Botev's town

BG Vicepresident, Angel Marin, arrives tonight in Kalofer to be present at the festivities dedicated to the 157th anniversary of the birth of the eminent Bulgarian poet and revolutionary, Hristo Botev (January 6th). The official celebration is going to start at 6 PM in the Kalofer Community Centre, and will be officially opened by the Mayor of the town, Hristo Boev.

The photo above: the monument of Hristo Botev in his native town of Kalofer

***

Latest archaeological findings near Karlovo - the town of roses

Unique gold treasure dated from the Stone-Copper period has been excavated from the land of the Dubene village, some 5 km away from Karlovo. Unfortunately, the Karlovo community as well as the official institutions have been totally unaware of that fact. 450 items with total weight of 80 grams have been found there. The incredible beauty of the details is astonishing and it is hardly to believe that those gold items have been made without the help of a magnifying glass! The expedition has been led by Martin Hristov from the National Museum of History. The ancient collection is believed to be 2000 older than the time of Priamus, King of Troy....

 

Feast day of St. John of Rila (a.k.a. Sveti Ivan Rilski) and the Rila Monastery
On 19 October the Bulgarian Church celebrates the discovery of the imperishable holy remains of St. John of Rila (a.k.a. Sveti Ivan Rilski) and also their moving ...
October 18 - St .Luke's Day
October 18 - St .Luke's Day
10/18/2018 8:00:00 AM
St.Luke, Holy Apostle and Evangelist, who wrote about the life of Jesus, used to be a good healer and a talented artist.
MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2017
MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA 2017
10/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
International Exhibition of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutics MEDICUS, DENTO, GALENIA starts today
Today is PETKOVDEN (St. Petka Feastday)
Name day of everyone named Paraskeva, Petko, Petyo, Petka, Petkana, Penka, Pencho.
Today is World Smile Day
Today is World Smile Day
10/5/2018 9:10:00 AM
As is Harvey Ballwell known by now throughout the world Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, Massachusetts created the smiley face in 1963.
POKROV BOGORODICHEN (Holy Protection of Mother of God)
Pokrov, as the feast HOLY PROTECTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD is popular in BG, is a Slavonic term meaning “veil” or “mantle”, signifying protection. This feast today is primarily observed by the Eastern Slavic Churches - Catholic and Orthodox.
International Technical Fair Plovdiv 2018 begins
Over 550 companies from 35 countries are taking part at this year’s Technical Fair in Plovdiv
September 22nd - Independence Day
September 22nd - Independence Day
9/22/2018 8:00:00 AM
September 22nd, 1908, Bulgarian Knjaz Ferdinand declared the Independence of Bulgaria in the former capital of Bulgaria.
Back to school
Back to school
9/17/2018 9:00:00 AM
School opening day in Bulgaria
VYARA, NADEZHDA and LYUBOV (Faith, Hope and Love) and their mother SOPHIA
Name day of everyone named Vyara, Vera, Veronika, Nadezhda, Nadya, Lyuben, Lyubomir, Lyuba, Sophia, Sofka, Sevda.