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Autumn 2013 in Sofia

Autumn 2013 in Sofia

Autumn sees a terrific line of concerts in Sofia with performances scheduled from Belinda Carlisle, Tom Jones, Vienna Strauss Orchestra, Uriah Heep and more.

The lava lamp is 50

The lava lamp is 50

Happy fiftieth birthday to that icon of the Sixties: the lava lamp! BBC website ran an article explaining the product’s invention.

Export success

Export success

According to WTO data, Bulgaria had a good year for exports in 2012. In terms of export revenues, it was 65th in the world - 4 places up on 2011.

Restoring trust in politics

Restoring trust in politics

After weeks of discussion with political leaders and ordinary citizens, the British Ambassador has spoken about how to restore trust in politics in Bulgaria.

 

Good reasons to visit Sofia

Good reasons to visit Sofia

Sofia is Europe's most affordable capital, according to an article in USA Today... “But this little-known Balkan city offers plenty of other reasons to visit.”

Fortissimo Fest

Fortissimo Fest

Friday 13 September at the Ivan Vazov Theatre sees Bulgaria's late-summer classical music festival Fortissimo Fest come to Sofia. Admission is free.

Plovdiv's autumn Salon of Arts

Plovdiv's autumn Salon of Arts

The city of Plovdiv is competing with Sofia to be selected as European Capital of Culture 2019, and this month is fielding an autumn Salon of Arts.

Climbing Bulgaria's 5 highest peaks in 24hrs
Cricket in Bulgaria

Cricket in Bulgaria

This Saturday 31 August in Sofia, Bulgaria’s cricket team is playing a friendly match against AIBG (Association of Indians in Bulgaria).

NATO centre for disaster relief

NATO centre for disaster relief

NATO is setting up in Sofia an international centre of excellence for crisis management and disaster relief. Formal agreement was signed today.

History of Sofia via YouTube

History of Sofia via YouTube

On YouTube you can find an interesting home-made film about the history of Sofia - recorded by Englishman Terry Randall, now a citizen of Sofia.

Upgrading NDK's park

Upgrading NDK's park

Good news for the National Palace of Culture: the park area around NDK is to be upgraded and revitalized using a combination of city and EU funds.

Sofia's Roman colosseum

Sofia's Roman colosseum

If you haven’t seen the Amphitheatre of Serdica yet, it's well worth going to Hotel Arena di Serdica to explore the remains of Sofia’s Roman Colosseum.

Lindy Hop in Sofia today

Lindy Hop in Sofia today

If you’d like to see some exuberant dance today, Lindy Hop Bulgaria is part of this year’s Sofia Breathes Festival, performing at 16.00 on Vitosha Blvd.

Protecting Parvomayska Lyutenitsa

Protecting Parvomayska Lyutenitsa

Parvomayska lyutenitsa - the traditional local relish of tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, onion and spices - has been protected by the European Union.

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