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X factor auditions commence tomorrow

X Factor auditions begin tomorrow in Veliko Tarnovo for its fourth season – the most popular show on Bulgarian TV. Auditions are to be held at Hotel Yantra, Thur July 16 from 9.00 to 19.00, so expect huge crowds lining up for their moment in the spotlight.  Remember you must prepare a song in Bulgarian and English with a third language optional. Any under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
There are no restrictions on style or upper age limit.

Participants may compete as solo performers and duets.
Special guest casting in Veliko Tarnovo will be finalist in the third season of X Factor, Mihaela Marinova.
After the Veliko Tarnovo castings continue in Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv and Sofia.
Lifestyle, Sports

Bloom into summer with Yoga

dharmaYoga is in full bloom here in Veliko Tarnovo as the summer months bring Yoga Dharma to the beautiful mountain region of Vonesta Voda.  They have two options to enjoy your yoga practice here in Bulgaria.  Choose a themed holiday or opt for a more personalised yoga retreat with a smaller group.
Start your day with a stimulating yoga practice whetting your appetite for a freshly prepared breakfast which includes fresh juice made from the orchard.

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Making roads safer for pedestrians

trafficHorizontal road markings around the Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo are to remain in better condition due to a “cold plastic” treatment – the process is slower but is guaranteeing greater durability.

Currently the road markings are wearing away due to weather and tyre traffic.  Therefore, Veliko Turnovo Municipality is appealing to citizens to submit specific alerts for missing or erased markings.  You can email

Lifestyle, Useful

New Cancer treatment centre will open in August

onkologia 13.07.The old radiotherapeutic oncology unit in Veliko Tarnovo has had a makeover and has already had installed state of the art equipment to treat cancers with a higher success rate.  The equipment ensures a 50 to 100% success rate.

The contract for the transformation was agreed in March 2012 and will be completed August this year (2015), where there will be a ‘cutting the ribbon’ ceremony to open the renovated healthcare facility.

The new equipment boasts the latest generation linear accelerator, CT scanner, as well as equipment that helps the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

“This type of equipment has a higher precision of radiation and preservation of surrounding organs outside the volume of irradiation,”

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Design and furnishing, Useful

Colourful kitchen – ventured to experiment with colours Part Three

Yellow literally warms the soul and is suitable for any room.

Eine wunderschöne Küche

In recent years, the colours take over the kitchen area with full force. Yellow and its shades are so soothing that you will not want to leave the room, which is determined in this sunny colour. Its wonderful combination of wood tones, orange, blue and green detail makes it an ideal solution for your kitchen. So yellow is the perfect solution for you if you love fresh and energetic colours.


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