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Grand Chocolate Festival in Sofia
Mar15

Grand Chocolate Festival in Sofia

This year organizers of the Grand Chocolate Festival transformed one of the halls of Inter Expo Center in Sofia into a chocolate kingdom. The origin of chocolate goes back more than 1500 years ago and it has been a sweet temptation ever since. Bulgarian and foreign virtuosos in the production of chocolate presented more than 250 types of...

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia
Mar14

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia

The European Union has extended the sanctions against tens of natural and legal persons imposed due to the annexation of the Crimean peninsula by the Russian Federation, reported Radio Free Europe, cited by Focus Agency. On Monday, EU ambassadors reached an agreement against 150 physical and 37 legal persons which, according to Brussels, are...

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian Representative at Eurovision 2017
Mar13

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian Representative at Eurovision 2017

Kristian Kostov is the Bulgarian participant at the next edition of Eurovision in 2017, announced BNT. He will take the stage of the contest for the first time in May, in Ukraine’s capital Kiev. According to the draw, Bulgaria is in the second semi-final of the music contest, which will start at 22.00 Bulgarian time on May, 11. On that day,...

Medicine, computer science among preferred majors by foreign students in Bulgaria
Mar07

Medicine, computer science among preferred majors by foreign students in Bulgaria

The Ministry of Education has announced that this year’s campaign to enroll foreigners to study in Bulgarian universities has covered the Republic of Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, the Bulgarians in the Western Outlands (Eastern Serbia) and the Bulgarian communities in Moldova, Ukraine and Odesa. The most preferred majors are medicine and...

President Radev with appeal that reforms in Ukraine do not affect the rights of the Bulgarian community
Mar06

President Radev with appeal that reforms in Ukraine do not affect the rights of the Bulgarian community

Bulgaria will continue to advocate the realization of Ukraine’s European prospect, said President Rumen Radev at a meeting with the ambassador of Ukraine Mikola Baltaji which took place at the presidency. The Bulgarian head of state was adamant that the crisis in eastern Ukraine can only be settled by political means. He stated that the...

Inna Eftimova drops out of 60 m. semi-finals in Belgrade
Mar05

Inna Eftimova drops out of 60 m. semi-finals in Belgrade

Inna Eftimova dropped out at the 60 m. semi-finals of the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade. She came sixth in the third semi-finals series, clocking 7.42 seconds, thus failing to qualify for the finals. Eftimova finished 17th in the rankings, even though only one week earlier she had covered the same distance in 7.35 seconds,...

Bulgaria Marks 139th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule
Mar03

Bulgaria Marks 139th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule

Bulgaria marks on March 03 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. 139 years ago, in a tiny town near Istanbul named San Stefano, a peace treaty was signed bringing Bulgaria back to the political map. The treaty was a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878, known in Bulgaria as the Liberation War. Russia...

Bulgaria endorses Serbia’s accession to EU battlegroup HELBROC
Mar01

Bulgaria endorses Serbia’s accession to EU battlegroup HELBROC

The Bulgarian caretaker cabinet has approved Serbia’s accession to the technical agreement among the defence ministries of Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus and Romania for the formation of a multinational EU battlegroup – HELBROC. The group was set up in 2006 by four countries, the leading role in which belongs to Greece. In 2011 it was...

NATO’s presence in Black Sea causes political turbulence in Sofia
Feb26

NATO’s presence in Black Sea causes political turbulence in Sofia

This week we have witnessed verbal jousting and pre-election political turbulence on occasion of the increased presence of NATO forces in the Black Sea region. Bulgaria’s former Premier and GERB leader Boyko Borissov opened fire first after caretaker Minister of Defense Stefan Yanev confirmed at the NATO summit in Brussels that Sofia was...

NATO’s presence in Black Sea causes political turbulence in Sofia
Feb26

NATO’s presence in Black Sea causes political turbulence in Sofia

This week we have witnessed verbal jousting and pre-election political turbulence on occasion of the increased presence of NATO forces in the Black Sea region. Bulgaria’s former Premier and GERB leader Boyko Borissov opened fire first after caretaker Minister of Defense Stefan Yanev confirmed at the NATO summit in Brussels that Sofia was...

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