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Bulgaria's Antarctic research base

Bulgaria's Antarctic research base

Who knew? Since 1988 Bulgaria has operated an Antarctic Base. Called “St. Kliment Ohridski” it is in the eastern part of Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands.

World Folk 2013

World Folk 2013

Taking place at the Sea Garden in Burgas between 22 August and 1 September this year, and supported by UNESCO: World Folk 2013.

Pink Martini playing in Sofia

Pink Martini playing in Sofia

Rumour has it that Pink Martini will be in Sofia for a concert at the NDK on 16 October at 20.00 – though this is yet to be confirmed on their website.

Summer fun in Balkan Mountains

Summer fun in Balkan Mountains

The 2013 tourist season is going well for Bulgaria, and not just on the Black Sea. Visitor numbers are at record highs across the Balkan Mountains too.

Repaying VAT on time

Repaying VAT on time

For the last few years businesses across Bulgaria have complained of the government withholding VAT repayments as a deliberate policy.

Summer festival of the White Brotherhood
Moto Rock Festival 2013

Moto Rock Festival 2013

Bikers’ heaven… now running in Veliko Tarnovo: the Moto Rock Festival 2013 continues through the weekend until Sunday 18 August.

Attracting visitors from India

Attracting visitors from India

Tourism is doing well in Bulgaria – already this year visitor numbers are 5% up on 2012. Now a new market has become the focus of promotional efforts: India.

Cinderella of Bulgarian football

Cinderella of Bulgarian football

The Ludogorets Razgrad football team has been in the news recently about their forthcoming UEFA champions’ league match against FC Basel.

Watching the meteor shower

Watching the meteor shower

If the weather is clear tonight, Bulgaria will again have a chance to see the Perseid meteor shower - dust particles burning up in Earth’s atmosphere.

Mozart in Pravets

Mozart in Pravets

The ninth Mozart Musical Festival takes place 15-18 August on the lake at Pravets, starting with a performance of Verdi’s “Aida” conducted by Giovanni Di Stefano.

Sofia's third Metro line

Sofia's third Metro line

Details of Sofia’s third Metro line have been announced: it will be 16 km long with 19 stations. An estimated 162,000 passengers a day are projected to use it.

Jazz at Bansko this weekend

Jazz at Bansko this weekend

Bansko’s famous Jazz Festival is underway. Some of the Festival's finest acts are still to come between today and the final performances on Tuesday.

Zlatyu Boyadjiev and Baratsite

Zlatyu Boyadjiev and Baratsite

Running until September 1 at Sofia City Art Gallery is “Zlatyu Boyadjiev and Baratsite”, an exhibition to mark the 110th anniversary of the artist’s birth.

Bulgaria's bumper harvest

Bulgaria's bumper harvest

Good news from the farms: Bulgaria has recorded its highest grain harvest for eight years – about 4.7 million tonnes of grain, and of a high quality.

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