Tag archives for Bulgaria
Northwestern Bulgaria: the poorest region in the EU, hit by the fierce depopulation of rural areas. Yet, despite the difficulties of the present, some do resist – and start back, in small steps - from the treasures of a centenary cultural and culinary tradition.
Bulgaria is among the few European countries that have announced the achievement of the objectives of the "Europe 2020" strategy on renewable energy. At the same time, the sector is said to be in crisis and unsustainable.
The mysterious sturgeon, an indicator of the river's health, is at risk. Bulgaria, Romania and the WWF strive to protect it.
Eugenia Maximova has entered hundreds of houses in the Balkans, asking only one thing: show me the kitchen.
The EU enlargement process introduces new opportunities for small farmers in the Balkans, but also new risks. Slow Food Bulgaria and Osservatorio organized a conference in Sofia on the protection of the region's traditional food.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees have crossed the Bulgarian border fleeing the war. About 500 have been placed in the transit center of Pastrogor, near the border with Greece and Turkey. OBC’s report.
Wrestling could be banned from the 2020 Olympic Games program. The entire family of the Balkan, Caucasian, and Central Asian states has teamed up against the decision.
What are the Balkans? Reporter and writer Paolo Rumiz tries to answer the question abandoning himself to memories, writing “bastard notes, voices and frequencies that pierce borders, ignore visas, passports and languages to get right to the heart of man.”
Despite economic troubles, Europe now generates 52 gigawatts of solar power, enough to fuel all of Austria.
Troyan pottery from Bulgaria is now available at some HomeGoods locations in the United States! This special art form from the Balkans has a shot at thriving.
The star of Bulgarian cuisine is ice cream, often made of local organic milk and the country’s outstanding produce. It's just one reason why a Balkans visit is sweet.
As a litmus test, the recent election campaign in Bulgaria brought to light the problematic relationship between media and power in the country. The Bulgarian information system shows serious and structural problems: lack of transparency on properties, centralization of newspapers, economic and political pressure on journalists. In recent years the situation has been getting worse. From the OBC.