by Gergana Manolova
Time to go green – by visiting the Green Days forum organised by the Bulgarian Association for Alternative Tourism. In the third annual edition, visitors will again get the chance to see socially and environmentally responsible practices and businesses, which endorse a sustainable lifestyle. If you find yourself appalled by overcrowded beaches, concrete mountain resorts and relentless consumerism, the alternatives presented by Green Days will help you find balanced and healthy approach to work, travel, holiday and daily routine. Along with the open-air exhibition and green products market, you can learn the new promising destinations for ecotourism and enjoy a concert for Earth day. Teach the new generation as well – an interactive programme for children and adults will give you ideas how to make your life greener.
70 years ago, on 10 March 1943, Bulgaria's pro-Nazi government decided to defy Berlin and halt the deportation of Bulgaria's 50.000 Jews. This was down to the actions of one man - Dimitar Peshev. Just two years later he faced Communist justice and found himself on trial for his life. His niece Kaluda Kiradjieva remembers