Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:33

NOW OBLIGATORY

Ahead of 24 May, Bulgaria's perhaps happiest holiday celebrating the invention of the Slavic alphabet by two Greek monks in particular and, in more general terms, Bulgarian culture and high-school graduation, the Education Ministry, now headed by the former EU Commissioner, Meglena Kuneva, adopted changes to the national curriculum to make obligatory... folk dances, or the Horo. Under the new rules, Bulgarian pupils will have to have mastered as many as 20 different horo by the time they graduate. Learning to dance folk dances was heretofore optional in Bulgarian schools.

Published in Joke of the month
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:22

EASTERN RHODOPE

A good sense of direction in circumstances where maps are of little use, a willingness to ask the way, and an adventurous spirit – if you possess at least two of these qualities, it is time to head to the Eastern Rhodope. Even if you think you know this part of the mountain range, you are certain to come across strange landmarks and strange stories. Some of them are natural, others are man-made, and what they have in common is their ability to inspire the imagination.

Published in High Beam
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:21

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"To me, the fireworks looked like the souls of the resurrected leaving their graves and flying joyfully into heaven."
Father Dionisiy on the controversial Easter fireworks at St Alexandr Nevskiy cathedral

Published in Quote-Unquote

This issue presents a text by the 2015 Sozopol Fiction Seminars fellow Erica Martz

Published in Fiction
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:09

MOVEMENT IS EVERYTHING

With the help of the latest technologies, modern orthopаedics and traumatology bring back the joy of movement

Published in Health
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:06

THE SHINE OF LUXURY

In the search of the light of happiness and taste for life

Published in Beauty & Fashion
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 13:03

ON A SEASIDE VACATION IN BULGARIA

From tranquility to clean nature and luxury: the Bulgarian Black Sea has it all

Published in Fun in Bulgaria
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:56

THE SUMMER OF OUR BEAUTY

Taking care of your appearance in the hot months is important

Published in Beauty & Fashion
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:56

HAIR 2016

An abundance of possibilities

Published in Beauty & Fashion
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