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Baba Marta - March 1st

Today is a holiday in Bulgaria – we call it Baba Marta and the video below shows a bit of the spirit today. Happy Baba Marta and good luck, health and prosperity to all!


Happy Baba Marta!

Today, on 1st March, in Bulgaria we celebrate a holiday called Baba Marta, which means Gradma March.

Since 681 Bulgarians celebrate the coming of the spring with this holiday. 431 more words


White-and-Red Cottons

Different nations in Europe (mainly Balkan ones) observe the beginning of spring in various ways and that tradition traces back to Ancient Rome where New Year was commemorated on March 1 and all of the feasts were in honour of Mars (the God of war and cattle). 798 more words

Punky Funky Stuff


During the official sum up of a project, Filip Gunev, the Deputy Minister of Interior of Bulgaria announced that, “Bulgaria has the third – largest cultural heritage in Europe.” The Project initiated aims at raising the administrative capacity of the workers of the Ministry of Interiors upon prevention and solving of crimes connected with the cultural heritage of the Republic of Bulgaria. 636 more words

News Trek

Another country says NO to BigWind b/c electricity prices soar

Add another country that is ditching renewable energy due to skyrocketing electricity rates. We have an entire tab devoted to the realities behind the so-called renewable energies, like BigWind. 115 more words