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How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

How Bulgaria’s pop stars started fighting the "gender" wars

Although Bulgarian music often imitates Western trends, in recent times revered artists have tried to reconnect with their audiences by demonstrating mistrust in democracy and liberal values


Angela Rodel: "The past can become dangerous when it becomes collectivized, shallow and sold back as propaganda"

Angela Rodel: "The past can become dangerous when it becomes collectivized, shallow and sold back as propaganda"

The translator of the award-winning novel by Georgi Gospodinov talks linguistics, the dangers lurking in the collective past and how Bulgaria has changed in the past 20 years


Budget plan 2023: More VAT revenue, less capital spending to contain budget deficit at 3%

Budget plan 2023: More VAT revenue, less capital spending to contain budget deficit at 3%

Finance Minister Assen Vassilev presented the framework of his plan for the state finances, which should be ready at the beginning of July


The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

The week: No one wants to work in the government, Geshev is finally out, and tons of water are in

K Insights newsletter 16/06


The culture to develop (yourself)

The culture to develop (yourself)

KPMG ITS Sofia has invested over a million leva to build world-class professionals


Festive summer 2023: music events to look forward to

Festive summer 2023: music events to look forward to

KInsights’ guide to the top concerts and festivals in Bulgaria in the coming 3 months


Doing business in Romania: examples of successful Bulgarian companies

Doing business in Romania: examples of successful Bulgarian companies

Which are the Bulgarian companies that reap the benefits of the closeness to one of the fastest growing European markets



The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist

The week: No, Bulgaria is not bankrupt - just dangerously populist

Money, guns and bloody populism (+ a really good book)



Will the European Commission ban rose oil? Not really

Will the European Commission ban rose oil? Not really

A planned regulation on essential oils in the EU revived unjustified fears of yet another "European conspiracy" against a sensitive Bulgarian product


The week: Bulgaria’s favorite decade, the euro-effort is shot in the leg, and banks are doing great

The week: Bulgaria’s favorite decade, the euro-effort is shot in the leg, and banks are doing great

The past still has power over us


The week: A few Brussels sprouts, Election after April Fool’s Day, Malkovich’s (costly) sell-out show

The week: A few Brussels sprouts, Election after April Fool’s Day, Malkovich’s (costly) sell-out show

Brussels wants to know who's investing, Fool's day elections, waiting for John Malkovich


The Cult of Nexo

The Cult of Nexo

How the Bulgarian company convinced itself, its employees and its customers that all accusations against it were a conspiracy - or FUD



What’s to come: key developments to anticipate in Bulgaria this year

What’s to come: key developments to anticipate in Bulgaria this year

Dates and events to follow in 2023


Growth in housing prices in Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas

Growth in housing prices in Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas

In the two seaside cities deals increased at the beginning of 2022, but in Plovdiv their number decreased slightly


The week: The hypocrisy of the Dutch, The Paper coalition and you can speed for free here

The week: The hypocrisy of the Dutch, The Paper coalition and you can speed for free here

K Insights look at what's going on for the week


Not enough people: Bulgarian universities and firms struggle to recruit

Not enough people: Bulgarian universities and firms struggle to recruit

Bulgarian companies from all sectors seek to hire 200,000 new employees - but workers are proving elusive


The week: The land of the wanna-bes, illegal migration makes a bloody comeback, an ex-mayor goes to prison and a singer squats

The week: The land of the wanna-bes, illegal migration makes a bloody comeback, an ex-mayor goes to prison and a singer squats

Dreams and realities, fences and guns, boxers and singers