On fire in Sofia

On fire in Sofia

Rammstein, the German band founded by guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe, will be playing at the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia on 26 July at 18.00.

Sofia's new jazz venue

Sofia's new jazz venue

The new jazz club at NDK - Studio 5 - has been getting great reviews. It is open during the day from 10.00am, as well as regular evening sessions.

Street protests in Bulgaria

Street protests in Bulgaria

The Economist says mass street protests in Bulgaria are calling for "...less corruption, an effective fight against organized crime and an end to the rule of local oligarchs"

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3-bedroom rental near Interpred

3-bedroom rental near Interpred

A beautiful 3-bedroom apartments at Cleves Este has become available to rent. Demand at this building is strong; it is rare for such a big unit to be on the market.

French bank notes to be printed in Sofia

French bank notes to be printed in Sofia

The arm of Bulgarian National Bank that prints Bulgaria’s bank notes has set up a joint venture with a French company to print France’s bank notes in Sofia.

TAP chosen over Nabucco

TAP chosen over Nabucco

The Shah Deniz Consortium has chosen the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) over Nabucco West for transporting natural gas to Europe from its fields in the Caspian Sea.

Reaching Wimbledon quarter finals

Reaching Wimbledon quarter finals

After beating Petra Martic of Croatia, Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova is through to the fourth round of Wimbledon for the third time in her career.

Out of Wimbledon

Out of Wimbledon

Bulgaria’s young tennis star Grigor Dimitrov is out of Wimbledon – on Saturday in the second round he was beaten by Grega Zemlja of Slovenia.

'La Traviata' in Varna

'La Traviata' in Varna

At Varna’s International Music Festival on 8 and 11 July you can see Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’ at the Open Air Theatre starring Irina Iordachescu as Violetta.

Texting while driving

Texting while driving

New research reported in the Economist has found that sending a text while driving a car is even more dangerous than calling a friend on your mobile.

More Opera in the Park

More Opera in the Park

A new season of 'Opera in the Park' has opened in the grounds of the National Defense Academy. This is the fourth year that 'Opera in the Park' has run in Sofia.

Boney M in Veliko Turnovo

Boney M in Veliko Turnovo

Best known for songs like ‘Daddy Cool’ and ‘Rivers of Babylon’, Boney M will be playing Marno Pole Park in Veliko Turnovo on 28 June at 
8:00 pm.

Wagner's Ring in Sofia

Wagner's Ring in Sofia

Sofia Opera is mid-way through Wagner's Ring – the cycle of four operas by Richard Wagner. The Orchestra of Sofia Opera and Ballet is conducted by Eric Wächter.

A view of Sofia

A view of Sofia

Interesting perspectives on Sofia appear this week in Vagabond via an interview with Elizabeth Allen, wife of the British Ambassador to Bulgaria.

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