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President Rumen Radev: Bulgaria Makes the Most of the Three Seas Initiative

VILNIUS, BTA – Since the first summit of the Three Seas Initiative eight years ago, this format has managed to consolidate significant political support with the main goal – the social and economic development of the countries of Central and…

Bulgaria’s Muslims Celebrate Ramazan Bayram

Bulgaria’s Muslims are celebrating Ramazan Bayram, the feast at the end of the holy month of Ramazan. Muslims make up 10.8% of the Bulgarian population, according to the 2021 census. That totals 638,708 people. The largest Muslim communities live in…

Sofia Medical University Again Tops All Five Ranking Professional Fields, Rector Says

The Sofia Medical University marked World Health Day on Monday by a ceremony at the Sofia Opera House, presenting its annual scientific research and teaching awards. “This year, the Sofia Medical University is again the unchallenged leader in all its…

President Rumen Radev, EU Commissioner for Enlargement Varhelyi Discuss Prospects for EU Enlargement Process

EU enlargement should be based on clear principles, taking into account each country’s own merits in the integration process. Compliance with this principle is a guarantee for preserving stability and security in Europe, President Rumen Radev said here on Monday…

Bulgarians Abroad Organize 9th Edition of Bulgarian Folklore Festival with Charity Cause

Bulgarians abroad organize the ninth edition of a Bulgarian folklore festival entitled “On the village square of the other Bulgaria”. The event will take place in Palma de Mallorca on May 11-12. This year’s event will support the organisation of…

Georgi Gospodinov’s Poetry Book Nominated for French Malarmé Prize for Translated Poetry

Georgi Gospodinov’s poetry book There, where we are not (2016) has been nominated for the French Malarmé Prize for translated poetry, Gospodinov wrote on his Facebook profile page. “I am very happy that the poetry book There, where we are not in the wonderful…

Vice President Iotova: Our Ambition Is to Put Memorial Plaque to Ivan Vazov in Cetinje

CETINJE, MONTENEGRO, BTA – During her official visit to Montenegro, Bulgarian Vice President Iliana Iotova visited this country’s former royal capital, Cetinje, and conferred with Cetinje Mayor Nikola Djuraskovic on Friday. Iotova was on an official visit to Montenegro from…

Bulgaria Guarantees NATO’s Eastern Flank and Black Sea Region Security, US Ambassador Merten Says

Bulgaria guarantees the security of NATO’s eastern flank and the strategically important Black Sea region, US Ambassador to Bulgaria Kenneth Merten said in his speech on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty,…

Varna Hosts BTA’s “Europe in the Balkans” Conference

VARNA, ON THE BLACK SEA,  BTA – A conference, part of the “Europe in the Balkans: A Common Future” project, took place at the National Press Club of the Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) in Varna on Wednesday. BTA Director General Kiril…

National Defence College Hosts Forum on Bulgaria’s NATO Membership

Bulgaria cannot have sustainability and prosperity without its NATO membership, said Major General Todor Dochev, Head of the G. С. Rakovski National Defence College. He opened the first day of a scientific conference with international participation on “20 years of…

Bulgaria and Romania Celebrate First Bucharest-Sofia Return Flight after Schengen Accession

The Bulgarian Ambassador in Romania, Radko Vlaykov, and Romania’s Ambassador to Bulgaria, Brandusa Predescu, welcomed on Monday the first Bucharest-Sofia return flight after the Schengen accession of the two countries. Vlaykov gave red roses to all the ladies on board…

Varna Airport Welcomes First Schengen Flight

A ceremony marking the arrival of the first flight since Bulgaria’s admission to the Schengen area by air took place at Terminal 2 of Varna Airport on Sunday. The aircraft, en route from the German town of Memmingen to Varna,…