Film evening

On 27 November (incidentally, it is the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine) CantaBulgarian organised a film evening, screening the movie “Yesterday”, a classic depiction of the Bulgarian youth in the years before the political transition. The movie turned out to be a favourite among our members, who didn’t miss to repeat some of […]

Launch of Mentoring Programme 2015/16

We are delighted to announce the launch of CantaBulgarian’s third mentoring programme! Our aim is to help current undergraduate and postgraduate applicants by organising practice interviews for their respective subjects. If you’d like to learn more about the programme, visit its webpage or send us an e-mail at!

CantaBulgarian has a new committee!

CantaBulgarian elected a new executive committee for the year 2013-2014. We express our gratitude to the previous committee, which guided the Society through an incredibly successful year and wish look forward to the new officers filling their shoes! Velislava Petrova (President) Yanitsa Pehova (Undergraduate Vice-President) Deyan Mihaylov (Graduate Vice-President) Victor Kouzmanov (Junior Treasurer) Rada Iskrova […]

CantaBulgarian announces Conference Participants

We are proud to present an exceptionally impressive list of participants for CantaBulgarian’s Conference on 15 March 2014! Expect further details about the timings of the panels and how to attend the Conference in early March! CantaBulgarian Conference 15 March 2014 Natural Sciences Kaloian Lozanov [Cambridge] – Higgs Inflation and CMB lensing from polarization data. […]

bTV Reporters Film about CantaBulgarian – 11 January 2014

Journalist Maria Savkova explores the life of Bulgarian students in Cambridge and the UK more widely and looks at the question of a veritable ‘brain drain’ of young expatriates from Bulgaria. The video features our members Plamen Kovachev, Velislava Petrova, Kaloian Lozanov, Yanitsa Pehova, Ivan Mechkov, Dobromir Tochilarov, Elena Chachkarova, and Rada Iskrova, as well […]

CantaBulgarian has a new Committee

Following the elections on 1 November 2013, CantaBulgarian and the Cambridge University Bulgarian Society (CUBG), which are now united into CantaBulgarian (CUBG) have their first new joint committee for the year 2013-2014! Plamen Kovachev (President) Yanitsa Pehova (Undergraduate Vice-President) Svilen Savov (Graduate Vice-President) Dobromir Tochilarov (Junior Treasurer) Rada Iskrova (Secretary) Velislava Petrova (Alumni Officer) Zlatina […]

Video Recording of H.M. King Simeon II’s Lecture in Cambridge

H.M. King Simeon II visited Cambridge on 18 October 2013 by invitation of CantaBulgarian and gave a lecture in front of around 300 students and professors. A video recording of King Simeon’s talk can be found here. Courtesy to the Cambridge Union Society.

Freshers’ Squash – 10 October 2013

Our first event for the year will be on 10 October (Thursday) when we will have a welcome squash for all students. This will be at 7pm in Trinity College JCR (through Trinity great gate, turn left, ‘I’ staircase and then upstairs; follow the signs and if you find yourself lost, call Yani at 07746399871 […]