Things to Know
Introduction To Bulgaria
The Cyrillic Alphabet & Bulgarian Language
Bulgarian Food & Cuisine
Beauty in the past of Bulgaria
Figures of Plovdiv
History of Plovdiv
Traditions & NameDays
Panagyurishte Gold Treasure back to hometown
4/17/2012 11:09:01 AM
With a solemn ceremony, the treasury hall in Panagyrishte was opened, where the original of the celebrated Panagyurishte Gold Treasure will be displayed for one month. Vice President Margarita Popova, Deputy PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov, Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov, heirs of the treasure’s discoverers, historians, curators and public figures were present at the opening. This country has inherited various cultures – Thracians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantians etc. have all lived here, and the more the world sees of us, the more it will become aware that we are a small nation of substance, the minister of culture said at the ceremony. He announced that the next stopover of the Thracian gold treasure that has been touring the world for years, will be the Czech Republic.
Christmas Eve celebrations
12/24/2003 12:00:00 AM
According to Bulgarian tradition: The Christmas celebrations start on December 24th, called ?Badni Vecher? (meaning Christmas Eve, or Small Christmas). Carol singers, or as they ar...
Disabled People Rehabilitation Centre
12/23/2003 12:00:00 AM
Disabled People Rehabilitation Centre opened on December 22nd, at 1 Ranni List Str. in Plovdiv. VIP guests at the opening included the Mayor of Region West in Plovdiv, Mrs. Vakrilova, the Plovdiv M...
Nominations for 2003 Best Bulgarian Sports Figures
12/22/2003 12:00:00 AM
Yordan Yovchev is the sportsman of Bulgaria for the year 2003, and Plamen Markov is appointed the best coach of the year. The awards were handed to them by the President of Bulgaria, Georgi Purvano...
Locomotive Plovdiv at the semi-finals for the Cup of Bulgaria
12/21/2003 12:00:00 AM
The Locomotive Plovdiv football team eliminated the last year?s cup winner Levski from the football championship by scoring 3:0 in a match played on the ?Lauta? Stadium in Plovdiv on December 18th ...
Forthcoming Christmas events
12/20/2003 12:00:00 AM
In an article in the yesterday?s issue of the Maritsa newspaper, the journalist Valentina Yeremieva makes a detailed review of the achievements and blunders of the city authorities? What was done a...
Plovdiv auto-club participating in the world rally championship
12/19/2003 12:00:00 AM
For the first time ever in the history of the Bulgarian automotive sport, in 2004, a fully Bulgarian team will represent our country, was discussed at a special press conference at the Hilton hotel...
A new art gallery opened in Plovdiv
12/18/2003 12:00:00 AM
A new gallery exhibiting 16 eminent Bulgar...
The 100th Aviation Anniversary
12/17/2003 12:00:00 AM
December 17th, 1903, marked the first powered flight ever ? the Wright brothers? first heavier-than-air powered flight which took off at precisely 10:35 am, and lasted 12 seconds, managed to fly a ...
The Tropical Ballet prima dancing in Plovdiv
12/16/2003 12:00:00 AM
Silicon-free breast, tightened in a scanty bra, and a spectacular costume demonstrated the prima of the famous Cuban Tropical Ballet yesterday. The journalists as well as the visitors in the Opera ...
Stoichkov becomes the Barsa team coach
12/15/2003 12:00:00 AM
The Bulgarian football star Hristo Stoichkov officially finished his football-playing career on December 15th, and from January 1st 2004 becomes the Barcelona coach. He will be training the team pl...