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September 26, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

Fish, September 21 Former progressive rock band Marillion singer Fish and the British progressive/alternative band Anathema played with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Levon Manukian, at the Roman Amphitheatre […]

Second annual festival Sounds of the Ages in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv

September 19, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

Former progressive rock band Marillion singer Fish and the British progressive/alternative band Anathema will play with the Plovdiv Philharmonic Orche ...

Vratsa and around – the road less travelled

July 6, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

If you don’t know much about Vratsa, rest assured that you’re not the only one; it is way off the beaten tourist track, it’s not on ...

New amendments to Bulgaria’s Forestry Act tabled

July 3, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

The latest round of talks between MPs, representatives of the environmental groups and resort developers on July failed to reach an agreement on the m ...

  • Sofia’s stray dog problem: All talk and no action
    June 25, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    The deepening problem of Sofia’s street dogs and the lack of any evident effort to tackle it efficiently, sparked a new round of attacks against Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova and […]

  • Bulgaria’s archaeological summer heats up
    June 19, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Bulgaria’s archaeological summer, just like the meteorological one, promises to be very hot. In Sarafovo, near Bourgas on the Black Sea coast, the continuing archaeological excavations uncovered the ruins of […]

  • Negotiations on Forestry Act amendments reach a dead end
    June 18, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Negotiations on June 18, attended by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naidenov and representatives of environmentalist groups on the controversial amendments of the Forestry Act, which sparked protests […]

  • Bulgarian President vetoes Forestry Act amendments
    June 16, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev vetoed on June 16 the controversial amendments to the Forestry Act adopted earlier in the week. Parliament passed the changes on June 13, sparking an immediate […]