Latest news about Varna, Bulgaria


Varna became home to a new world record after Guinness officially recognized the building of Dentaprime dental clinic as the largest in the shape of an alphabet letter. The building is 15 metres tall in the shape of the letter D. The impressive design of the D-shaped building has also been awarded a prestigious prize [...]


The last Bulgarian submarine, Slava has been parked near the city of Varna and converted into a museum. The submarine, which serviced with the Bulgarian Navy from 1985 until its decommissioning in 2011, is situated at the pier near the Museum of Glass in Beloslav. The new museum opens for visits daily, and the admission [...]


For more than 14 years, the brand Varna has been holding the world record on the fastest human-powered vehicles. The company name comes from the founder’s hometown -Varna, Bulgaria, as reported by Darik news. Additionally, it has accumulated an impressive list of achievements, including the European Innovative Award and a feature on Discovery Channel. Georgi [...]


Port Varna has registered a profit of over BGN 2 M for the past five months from the processing and storing of steel pipes earmarked for the construction of the offshore section of the South Stream gas pipeline, according to Dimitar Atanasov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company. Atanasov, as cited by [...]


Bulgaria’s Varna and Burgas international airports have installed automated border control e-gates to help expedite the immigration process for e-passport holders. The automated gates – vb i-match 5 e-gates supplied by Vision-Box – make use of facial recognition technology to verify the traveller’s identity. As for future developments, fingerprint will be activated to complement facial [...]


Varna won the competition of European youth capital in 2017, said Varna mayor Ivan Portnih after talking to his team in Cluj-Napoca. The announcement ceremony took place last night in the Romanian city, which was the winner in 2015. Varna beat three other finalists: Cascais (Portugal), Galway (Ireland) and Perugia (Italy). “Thank you all for [...]


The Kinomania Film Festival edition in Varna starts on November 21 with a screening of Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s “Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance”. The festival will offer more than 60 films – mostly titles released in 2013 and 2014. They will be split into several thematic programmes, including children’s films, Italian cinema, French [...]


The municipal council of Bulgaria’s coast city of Varna introduces new higher fines for parking violations in the city, reports the local news website Varna Utre. The proposal, tabled by Varna Mayor Ivan Portnih, provides for increase of fines for parking on pedestrian crossings, parks, park alleys, playgrounds and pavements. Those car owners who leave [...]


Varna is to host a historical re-enactment of the last crusade of King of Poland and later Hungary W?adys?aw III and John Hunyadi against the Ottoman Empire that took place in 1444. “The Last Battle Of the King” historical reenactment event will take place on November 8 in the Asparuhov park in Bulgaria’s coast city [...]


Sitel, a leading global customer care provider, will open its second Bulgarian location in Varna in February 2015. The new customer experience center will provide German-speaking services for a well-known company in the telecommunications sector. Additional international customers will be served with multi-lingual customer care. Recruitment has begun, and Sitel will hire approximately 100 employees [...]