Stories

30 March 2021

Botev’s notebook in the digital archive

Part of Bulgaria’s literary heritage is now accessible to the general public through the power of modern technologies. The modest diary with black covers, which is […]
16 March 2021

The Cherepishka sword is in the right hand of the legendary rebel leader Hristo Botev until his last breath

For more than 142 years, the life of the legendary voivode Hristo Botev has been shrouded in a mist of unknown and unproven assumptions. Sharp controversies […]
16 March 2021

Tsvetoslav Ionov: I‘ve always believed that the festival will grow into something bigger

This year the event will be streamed live online 2008. Vola Peak. It was very warm and everything happened very easily. This is the memory that […]
3 February 2021

The Rock Legends of King Bair, the Chariot, and the Chariots

The majestic rocks near Vratsa reveal mysterious legends of heroism and betrayal. Some of them even resemble fairy tales, magically sealed on the stone. The rocks […]
3 February 2021

Nikola Voyvodov – the Man from Vratsa Who Inspired Botev

Little is known about Nikola Voyvodov, the man from Vratsa. He was the first in our history to kidnap a ship, cross the Danube and start insurgent actions in 1867. His feat inspired Hristo Botev to capture the ship "Radetski" nine years later.
3 February 2021

Vratsa’s Skaklya Waterfall Amazed the Turkish Pasha With its Beauty

The name of the waterfall Skaklya is shrouded in a legendary halo. The locals tell a beautiful story – at the end of Ottoman slavery, during […]
27 January 2021

The “Festive Season” in Vratsa Starts on St. Nicholas Day

The most special place in the holiday calendar of Vratsa is occupied by the so-called “Entertainment season”. It began on St. Nicholas Day and ended on […]
27 January 2021

Vratsa Mountans – a Hit Amongs The Film Directors

The Vratsa Balkan has become the background of hundreds of photos. Thousands of tourists passing through the city have left their sighs under the unique cliffs, […]
27 January 2021

A Magic Verse about the First Snow was Bequeathed by Tsvetan Angelov from Vratsa

As soon as the first white snowflakes appear, both young and old begin to sing a favorite song. The verses about Snezhko (Snowy) and Sharo, who […]