Trend: 33% of Bulgarians Intend to Spend up to 100 BGN for Gifts

Nearly 87% of Bulgarians will celebrate Christmas. Those who declare that they will not celebrate are mostly representatives of religious societies. For 35% of people, Christmas is a more important holiday than New Year's, but the largest share (43%) believe that the two holidays are equally important.

Poorest Pensioners in Bulgaria Will Receive BGN 40 Christmas Bonus

The Bulgarian government allocates BGN 51 million for Christmas bonuses for the poorest pensioners.

Christmas bonus of 40 BGN will be given to each pensioner who receives less than BGN 363 BGN monthly pension, which is the new poverty line, BNR said on November 20, BNT reported.

The Lights of the Tallest Christmas Tree in the World Were Lit (VIDEO)

More than 18,000 LED lights have been lit, used as a Christmas tree decoration in California, believed to be the highest in the world, world agencies reported.

The thirty-five-foot white fir in front of Citadel Outlets in Commerce, California is also decorated with 10,000 ornaments.
With the LED lights on, the celebration of the Christmas holidays began.

Christmas comes early for women in Turkey’s western Burdur province

The thrill of the Christmas celebration has already grasped locals in Turkey's western Burdur province but in a different way. Some 300 women have started working hard to prepare at least 650,000 Christmas wreaths which will be exported to countries such as Britain, Germany, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and probably the United States until December.

#EuropeanParliamentElections2019/Interview/UDMR's Kelemen: Fate of some communities should be just as important as pig slaughter or cucumber curvature

Chairman of the Hungarian Democratic Union of Romania (UDMR) Kelemen Hunor argues that it is in the interest of the Hungarian community to be strongly represented in the European Parliament (EP) and mentions that his political formation benefited, in the electoral campaign for the elections to the European Parliament, from the support of Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, as well as that of

Thessaloniki to offer Christmas tree recycling program

Christmas trees will be recycled after the holiday season as part of a pilot program that will begin in Thessaloniki in northern Greece.

The aim of the initiative by the Environment Ministry and the Solid Waste Management Agency (FODSA) is for other regions across the country to implement the program, whose main slogan is "no Christmas trees at the landfill."