An abandoned cinema alive again for a day

In The Palace Festival and its people are bringing more color and life to the most unusual places from the small town of Balchik. Thanks to a group of volunteers, the grey, almost ruined cinema from Magolia street, yesterday was filled again with a breath of life. Inauspicious from far away, like a haunted echo…

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Football in Balchik

The locals and visitors of Balchik should be proud of their Football team, founded 99 years ago by English and Italian soldiers after the end of the First World War. FC Chernomorets Balchik was competing in the North-East Third league and last year they ended up in 1st place.  The team plays its home games…

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Leaving Your Heart in Balchik

Balchik is not a place that is well known or famous. However, the world turns in mysterious ways and I found myself here in this old town on the coast of the Black Sea. At first look, the city does not seem to offer much but the truth is that if you are willing to…

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„Roses and dreams of Queen Marie”

Exhibition „Balkan Vernissage” : „Roses and dreams of Queen Marie” Where: Stone Hall at Balchik Botanical Gardens 01.06.2017. – 04.06.2017 While the short film festival “In The Palace” is yet on the way To The Palace, there is still a lot of things that you can enjoy a-priori. This time I, together with my co-mate Urša,…

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The Beautiful and The Abandoned

I often wonder: if walls could speak – what would they say? About the life that happens, about the people that are around; about the locals and us, the foreigners, tourists and vagabonds that pass by…? Most often, the visitors who come around, (not travelers!) don’t see the whole picture they are drawn into. They…

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Balchik in Brief…

Balchik is a picturesque Black Sea coastal town, of almost 14,000 residents, in the Southern Dobruja area of northeastern Bulgaria. It spreads itself over the many scenic hills and cliffs which surround this area of coast. Although its natural beauty and rural feel still remain, it now has numerous restaurants serving fresh fish, bars offering…

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