Europe: our common past and our common future!
'We do not take into account either our distant or our recent past. Our dream of Europe is disappearing!'
Interview (Bulgarian) with the Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov, guest at the CrossingBorder festival in The Hague in 2015, on the importance of peaceful and wise Europe - for us and our children.
Sega Daily, Sofia
Love for flowers
Bulgaria has been famous as the 'land of the roses' for many centuries, but Bulgarians cherish huge admiration for the Dutch tulips and the enormous variety of flowers in The Netherlands.
The article in Sega Daily, Sofia, describes the biggest spring garden in Europe 'Keukenhof' (Bulgarian, page 1 ,page 2).
Icon painting in The Netherlands
Martin Mandaliev lives in The Hague. For many years he has given courses in icon painting. Tsveta Velinova wrote an article on him (Bulgarian, page 1 ,page 2) in Sega.
Traffic in Bulgaria and The Netherlands
Problems with transportation and traffic have the same impact in all countries. Exchange of experience often brings new ideas to all parties concerned. Tsveta Velinova wrote an article on this subject and on the offspring in other contacts (Bulgarian, page 1 ,page 2) in Sega.
Europe's oldest prehistoric town unearthed in Bulgaria, BBC tells us.
Dutch writer translates Bulgarian literature
We present the Dutch writer, journalist and translator from Bulgarian (among others De Wetten van de Melancholie - The Physics of Sorrow - by Georgi Gospodinov) Heleen Kooijman to the Bulgarian public in this article from Sega. Heleen has written the book 'In Bulgarije' and is married to a Bulgarian.