Latest news about Varna, Bulgaria


The 21st edition of the International Film Festival “Love is Folly” began 30th of  August in Varna. The opening ceremony included the traditional red carpet walk of top Bulgarian movie stars, directors, producers and foreign guests in front of the Festival and Congress Center in the city. The opening ceremony was hosted by the fest’s [...]

The Varna Summer International Jazz Festival  is held annually within 3 days at the end of July and beginning of August.  It was established in 1992 with main organizer -  Municipality of Varna in partnership with the Varna Jazz Society.  The festival hosts local and foreign artists and compositions and these days is one of [...]

In the charming city of Varna, on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, the 21st International theatre festival season has started. As with any great festival, one of the joys of the international programme they call – with refreshing simplicity – Varna Summer is to be able to take in more shows in one day than some [...]


Bulgaria’s Council of Ministries has launched a public tender for the restoration of the State summer residence Euxinograde, near Varna. The amount of over BGN 6 M comes from EU funds. The bid to repair and restore the palace, all adjacent buildings, the green house and landscape works at the park is now open for [...]

The first cyclotron in Bulgaria will start operating at “St. Marina” University Hospital in Varna within a few days. It will produce the isotope needed for the examinations with positron emission tomography scanner – the so-called PET scanner. This will be one of the final steps in the transformation of the University Hospital into a [...]

All Bulgarian and EU environmental requirements will be met in the construction of the South Stream gas transit pipeline, the South Stream company sought to assure Bulgaria Wednesday. A company statement clarified that the end of the underwater section of the Russian-sponsored pipeline will end on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, and the starting point [...]

The Project was presented to the Prime Minister of Bulgaria by the Rector of Medical University – Varna Prof. Dr. Krasimir Ivanov and it was supported by the Mayor and the District Governor of Varna, who are willing to render their assistance to the academic community for its implementation. The project includes the development and [...]

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has pledged the significant amount of BGN 3 M for restoration and conservation of the historical Roman Baths in the Black Sea city of Varna. The sum came as a pleasant surprise to archaeologists who have asked for BGN 200 000. Djankov made the pledge during [...]

Czech power utility CEZ, owner of the Varna Thermal Power Plant, has informed about the launch of a project for reducing sulphur and nitrogen oxides emissions and dust particles at three units of the plant. The project will render the three units of the TPP compatible with EU environmental emission standards and will extend their [...]

Bulgarian-focused property developer and investor Orchid has announced the formal opening of Orchid Gardens Varna, its multi-use retail, offices and residential complex, having received its final permits. Orchid says this follows frustrating construction delays due to issues with the contractor. Orchid Gardens Varna is one of the largest multi-use complexes ever built in Varna; the [...]