Monday, 01 December 2008 13:37

MERRY CHRISTMAS IN A HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Fiona Williams, Jane Keating, Larisa Dimitrova, Lisa Vredevoogd and Juliana Geier tell their stories of celebrating Christmas in Bulgaria

Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 01 January 2009 12:49

SAINT TRIFON WHO?

Forget Valentine. If you're in Bulgaria on both 1 and 14 February, you'd better join in the wine-soaked holiday of St Trifon Zarezan, the Bulgarian patron saint of vineyards
Published in Vagabond Features
Sunday, 01 March 2009 11:03

BG MARTENITSA MADE IN CHINA

In the fateful year of 681, the Bulgarian Khan Asparuh probably had no idea that he would be laying the foundations of the future Bulgarian state. The only thing that he must have known at the time would have been that he had successfully led his people across the Danube. He had defeated the Byzantine Empire on its own territory and had to deliver the news of his victory to the rest of the Bulgars waiting on the northern bank of the river. He did so by sending a carrier pigeon. But while the bird was still in flight, the Byzantines intercepted it and shot arrows into it.

Published in Vagabond Features
Wednesday, 01 April 2009 15:49

NOT EVERYDAY IS EASTER

The same goes for kozunak not every kozunak is as special as the one prepared for the celebrations

Published in Vagabond Features
Friday, 01 May 2009 21:32

PROMS IN TIME OF CRISIS

Despite the clouds on the economic horizon this year, Bulgarians will still pull out all the stops to celebrate school graduation

Published in Bulgaria Society
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Society

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES BULGARIAN SUPERHEROES

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRAT…

Over 500 representatives of the Bulgarian NGO sector, entrepreneurs and diplomats attended the annual meeting of the America for Bulgaria Foundation with its grantees in Sofia, on 30 January. Everyday...

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ÉRIC LEBÉDEL: FRANCE'S AMBASSADOR ON MAV…

ÉRIC LEBÉDEL: FRANCE'S AMBASSADOR ON MAVRUD, BORDER AREAS AND DIFFICULT-TO-PRONOUNCE BULGARIAN PLACE NAMES

French Ambassador Éric Lebédel has lived in Sofia for almost three years, during which time he has managed not only to upkeep his duties as France's envoy to Bulgaria but...

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