Bulgarian culture · Other · Politics · Tourism · Travelling

Staro Zhelezare- How to Survive with Street Art

The Bulgarian village; Staro Zhelezare, has been suffering from urbanization. As too many people have left the village the future looked dark and risked to become an abandoned ghost place. The answer to save the village? Mural paintings! The Project Staro Zhelezare is a small village located in the central Bulgaria, close to Plovdiv was suffering… Continue reading Staro Zhelezare- How to Survive with Street Art

Bulgarian culture · Bulgarian Movies

Ralitza Petrova- A Bulgarian Film Director

Bulgarian culture is a bit of a mystery to the untrained eye, no matter if its music, literature or movies. There are not many Bulgarian movies that get international breakthrough, however, Ralitza Petrova has managed as a film director with movies such as By the grace of God and Godless. We can´t wait to see… Continue reading Ralitza Petrova- A Bulgarian Film Director

Bulgarian Orthodoxism · Literature · Traditions

24 May – The Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture

The 24th of May is the day when the Slavic countries celebrate the Cyrillic alphabet as a day of education, knowledge and culture. Many people usually refers to it as the Russian alphabet which is a common mistake. In fact the Cyrillic alphabet was founded in the 9th century by two theologians from Thessaloniki in the Byzantium Empire. There… Continue reading 24 May – The Day Of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture