Languages of Greece

Istanbul Jews fight to save their ancestral tongue

If there's one thing Dora Beraha regrets in her twilight years, it is not passing on the 500-year-old language of Istanbul's Jews, Ladino, now on the point of extinction.
"After us, will there still be people who speak this language?" says 90-year-old Beraha.
"Surely, very few. It is possible that it will disappear."

A Culinary Map of Bulgaria Will Show the Typical Dishes for Each Region

Scientists from the Institute of Bulgarian Language at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences prepare an interactive map, which will gather all the culinary features of the different regions. It will present the traditional Bulgarian cuisine throughout our linguistic territory.

Melitzazz 2017 | Tsakonia | To July 9

The Tsakonian language, with its foundations in the Doric dialect, the Tsakonian dance with its roots in the myths of Apollo, local traditions, hospitality and the extraordinary natural environment are all part of the 12th annual Melitzazz Festival. The festival is an international gathering of cultures in the village of Leonidio, the capital of Tsakonia.

2km Long Queue of Cars Formed at the Entrance of Kulata Border Checkpoint

A 2km long queue of cars has formed at the entrance of Bulgaria at Kulata border checkpoint, the press centre of Chief Directorate Border Police announced.

The information is by 06:00 local time.

The reason for the forming of the queue of cars is repairs being done on the roadway at the checkpoint.

European Scientists Taking Part In International Conference For Training in Bulgarian

Scientists from Norway, Russia, Czech Republic and other European countries are taking part in an international conference concerning 75 years of the establishment of the Institute for Bulgarian language with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, reported BNR.

Bulgarian Delegation to Honor Saints Cyril, Methodius in Rome

The Day of Bulgarian Letters, Education and Culture, May 24, Saturday, will be marked in Rome, as well.

The Bulgarian officials, headed by Deputy Prime Minister Zinaida Zlatanova, will attend on May 24 the ceremony at Vatican's Basilica of San Clemente paying tribute at the grave of St Cyril, one of the missionary brothers who created the Cyrillic alphabet in the 9th century.