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Sofia’s hottest new contemporary art center

Sofia’s hottest new contemporary art center

The emergence of the Regional Centre for Contemporary Arts "Toplotsentrala" in South Park has the potential to fan the flames of Sofia's cultural scene


Christo in Paris: L’Art de Triomphe

Christo in Paris: L’Art de Triomphe

"L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped", the posthumous work of the Bulgarian-born contemporary artist, is connected in more than one way to his country of origin


Summer is here: the most inviting hangouts, in and out of Sofia

Summer is here: the most inviting hangouts, in and out of Sofia

Several recommendations for recently opened or renovated fine dine and casual places in the capital, countrywide and on the seaside



16 centuries later: the Bishop’s Basilica of Plovdiv reopens as a kingdom of mosaics

16 centuries later: the Bishop’s Basilica of Plovdiv reopens as a kingdom of mosaics

A 10-million euro PPP between Plovdiv Municipality, America for Bulgaria Foundation and many other organizations has made this historic landmark the best museum in the country


Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private

Russia is back, Parliament is stuck, universities and politics don't mix well, and Sofia Airport is now private

K Insights 23/04: Some problems in the budget and a hope for sunshine in North Macedonia


Small businesses’ big crisis

Small businesses’ big crisis

Small firms which make up more than 90% of companies in Bulgaria, were hit hardest by the Covid-19 crisis


The loneliest summer

The loneliest summer

While small towns on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast enjoy the return of domestic tourists, large resorts traditionally relying on foreigner visitors look deserted


Bulgaria - Turkey: The Perils of Engagement

Bulgaria - Turkey: The Perils of Engagement

Bulgaria appears to be doing Ankara’s bidding


A budget to appeal to everyone

A budget to appeal to everyone

There is enough room for maneuvering in case of an economic downturn but reforms are nowhere in sight


Bulgaria’s Malcontents

Bulgaria’s Malcontents

Meet the under - 30s - young, angry and potentially dangerous


When civic engagement works in Bulgaria

When civic engagement works in Bulgaria

Bulgarians are often said to be insufficiently engaged civically but some cases prove otherwise


Plovdiv is Culture

Plovdiv is Culture

Bulgaria’s second largest city is co-hosting the European capital of culture in 2019. These are some of the program’s highlights


GP Group – a business very well connected

GP Group – a business very well connected

The story of the biggest construction company in Bulgaria is a showcase of local business practices


Sofia has its competition

Sofia has its competition

Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city, is turning into an alternative to the capital in terms of opportunities for business and tourism


Social bonds disintegrating further

Social bonds disintegrating further

Bulgarians prefer the comfort of their immediate family to the pubcil activism


Machines and Equipment: the Engine of the Economy

Machines and Equipment: the Engine of the Economy

The sector keeps growing, companies increase profits and staff


Spas Roussev, The businessman every Bulgarian politician knows

Spas Roussev, The businessman every Bulgarian politician knows

The new BTC owner is a rare breed of a lobbyist who has been able to maintain his network of contacts for more than 20 years