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Esoterica

Esoterica
Information about miscellaneous categories of Bulgarian things.

Kamenitza — Giants Know Why!

Kamenitza created a clever on site beer advertisement by turning a sculpture outside the National Stadium into a couple of giant sized bottle openers.

In the Know : Whither the Euro?

Euro adoption in Bulgaria is a question of when, not if. Timing is linked to meeting five convergence criteria concerning local economic progress.

Esoterica

Esoterica is a collection of topics which either don't fit easily into any of the other categories or which, in our not-always-logical estimation, deserve...

Stamp Catalogue: Kingdom of Bulgaria part I (1908-1931)

A list of all regular and airmail postage stamps issued by the Kingdom of Bulgaria between 1908 and 1931. Click to view stamps or to learn about the subject.

Bulgarian Unification Day Remembered 2011

A word cloud of the speech by Ms Tsetska Tsacheva, President of the Bulgarian National Assembly, for the 126th anniversary of the Unification of Bulgaria.

Spotted! No. 10 Speak Out Against Domestic Violence!

Health and beauty company AVON have sponsored a clean white tram car on the number 10 line, calling on women to speak out against domestic violence.

Bulgarian Currency

The Bulgarian currency is called the lev (plural leva).  The fractional measure is called the stotinka (plural stotinki).  Banknotes are issued currently in denominations...

Titanic Postage Stamp

The Bulgarian Post has issued a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on 15 April 1912.

Spotted! No. 18 YTONG

What began as a building materials innovation in Sweden over 80 years ago has today become the world famous brand YTONG.

Treaty of San Stefano (word cloud)

The Treaty of San Stefano marked the end of the Russo-Turkish War. Bulgarians celebrate 3 March as their liberation day from 500 years of Ottoman oppression.