Bulgarian Community in Sydney
The Bulgarian Community and Culture Association "Rodina" is the focal point for Bulgarians and the Bulgarian culture in Sydney and New South Wales. We organise regular BBQs, dances and social events as well as support the Bulgarian School in Sydney. Our community includes people with Bulgarian heritage, partners of Bulgarians and people interested in the Bulgarian Culture. As part of Multi-Cultural Australia we aim to contribute and enrich its diverse culture. We also provide orientation and help for Bulgarians newly arrived in Sydney and New South Wales.
Rodina Sydney News
Bulgarian NewsBulgarian Chief Police Secretary Set to Resign - Report
Friday, 24th May 2013
Bulgaria's Chief Secretary of the Interior, Kalin Georgiev, has declared his intention to resign, according to a report.
However, President Rosen Plevneliev has asked to official to remain at his post until a new government is formed, the Pressa daily informs.
The Bulgarian Socialist Party, which is expected to announce the countryâ€™s new Cabinet next week, said that Georgiev would be replaced.
Georgiev has been Chief Secretary of the Interior since 2009.
Meanwhile, reports have also emerged that Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has filed his resignation. The reports are yet to be verified.
Bulgarian PM Hopeful: I Took Biggest Challenge in Life
Friday, 24th May 2013
Plamen Oresharski, the Socialist nomination for Prime Minister, is firm he would apply all possible effort to not only propose a Cabinet, but to have it approved by the Parliament prior to the 7-day deadline required by the law.
He spoke at a special press conference after President, Rosen Plevneliev, gave the mandate to the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP, and to himself as PM hopeful to form the Cabinet.
Oresharski further informed that after naming the members of the next government in consultations with all main political parties, the document with the program of the Cabinet will be made public.
"I have overcome many challenges in my life, but the one I took today is definitely the biggest and it is still ahead of me, as it affects all Bulgarian citizens, who anticipate a better life. I will implement the needed reforms, despite some being quite unpopular. They will set the path to follow," he stated.
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The Bulgarian Cultural and Social Association "Rodina" promotes Bulgarian culture, traditions and language among the Bulgarian community in NSW. For over 30 years we have been fostering knowledge and understanding about the Bulgarian culture and history by organising social events, forums, exhibitions, performances and other public initiatives. We seek to strengthen the social, economic, educational and cultural ties between Australia and Bulgaria. Therefore, maintaining a close relationship with Australian organisations and institutions in Australia is of significant importance to us. As part of Multi-Cultural Australia we aim to contribute and enrich its diverse culture. Rodina collaborates and co-operates with other Bulgarian and cultural organisations in Australia.