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News Bulgaria » Pernik: Just Some Great Photos of a Pagan Festival Where People Dress Up as Demons with Pigtails

News channel or source: https://www.vice.com/en_au/article/437gzq/just-some-great-photos-of-a-pagan-festival-where-people-dress-up-as-demons-with-pigtails
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Every last weekend of January since 1966, the city of Pernik in western Bulgaria has hosted the annual Surva festival. About a hundred folklore groups come together to sing and make noise while parading around dressed as demons, bears, priests and an array ...

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Bulgaria's Pernik: Abandoned by the State

News channel or source: http://www.novinite.com/articles/178396/Bulgaria%27s+Pernik%3A+Abandoned+by+the+State
Publication date: onday 16 January 2017

Novinite is publishing the English-language version of an investigation into the impact of ill-regulated coal mining on the life in Pernik in southwestern Bulgaria. The text by Bulgarian journalist Dimitar Sabev originally appeared on the independent ...

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Ex-Communists in Bulgaria Are Poised for Return to Power

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1994/12/18/world/ex-communists-in-bulgaria-are-poised-for-return-to-power.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 December 1994

PERNIK, Bulgaria, Dec. 16— During much of the 40 years of Communist rule in Bulgaria, Dora Mitova, an accountant at the main steel works in this industrial town, dreamed of democracy. But the past five years, when her hopes were supposed to become ...

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Why is Bulgaria's population falling off a cliff?

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-41109572
Publication date: Wednesday 06 September 2017

Image caption Bulgaria's current population of about seven million is ... Deep in the Bulgarian countryside, in the western province of Pernik, I make a rare discovery. It's not Stoyan Evtimov's traditional embroidered woollen tunic that makes him unusual.

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Pernik, Bulgaria 10-day Weather

News channel or source: https://weather.com/en-GB/weather/tenday/l/Pernik+14+Bulgaria+BUXX0002:1:BU
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

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News Bulgaria » Pernik: Pagan mummers dance through Bulgaria's streets during traditional folklore festival

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/pagan-mummers-dance-through-bulgarias-streets-during-traditional-folklore-festival-1603818
Publication date: Sunday 29 January 2017

Performing 'Mummers' line up ahead of the annual Surva International Festival of the Masquerade Games Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Taking place over two days (28-29 January) in Pernik, Bulgaria, the festival sees roughly 6,000 people from every folklore region ...

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Bulgaria chokes on air pollution fueled by poverty

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/news/529716
Publication date: Saturday 22 February 2014

A recent study by the European Environment Agency (EAA) found that Bulgaria, the EU’s poorest nation, has four of the five most polluted cities in the bloc. The exception is the Polish city of Krakow at number three. The top spot went to Pernik ...

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Soccer-Bulgaria's Minyor on brink of collapse, coach says

News channel or source: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-01-15/news/sns-rt-soccer-bulgariaminyorl4n0ak6re-20130115_1_minyor-pernik-bulgarian-football-union-pernik-mayor-rositsa-yanakieva
Publication date: onday 14 January 2013

SOFIA, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Bulgarian first division soccer club Minyor Pernik are on the brink of collapse due to spiralling debts and could drop out of the domestic championship, their coach said on Tuesday. "The owner has not decided yet whether the club ...

News Bulgaria » Pernik: Why is Bulgaria's population falling off a cliff?

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41109572
Publication date: Wednesday 06 September 2017

Deep in the Bulgarian countryside, in the western province of Pernik, I make a rare discovery ... In 1989, almost nine million people lived in Bulgaria. Now, it is a little over seven million. By 2050, that number is projected to be less than 5.5 million.