Archive for October 7th, 2017

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October 7, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has 8000 churches and monasteries but only 800 priests, when it needs 2500 to fulfil all the needs of congregations, a church trade unionist has told […]

Muslims in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv share ashure in traditional month of Muharram celebration

October 7, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Muslim community in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv shared out ashure, a traditional Turkish dessert popular in several Balkan countries, in ...

Sofia: Large scale power outages from October 9 to 13

October 7, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

In Sofia, the electricity distributor ČEZ will give hundreds of thousands of inhabitants a gift next week, which will consist of power outages, in al ...

Train speeds: Bulgaria, England, Germany, Japan, Romania and the U.S.

October 7, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Everyone knows that most trains on the Balkans are rather slow. The task here is to see how big the differences really are. If trains in Southern and ...