All posts in People

  • QBP celebration at UK ambassador’s residence in Sofia
    June 14, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    UK ambassador Jonathan Allen and his wife Elizabeth hosted an extremely well-attended celebration of the Queen’s Birthday Party at the British Residence in Sofia on June 12 2012. This year […]

  • Dutch Euro 2012 party at J.J. Murphy in Sofia
    June 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Dutch expats and local supporters of The Netherlands football team gathered at J.J. Murphy’s pub in Sofia on June 10 to watch the Netherlands take on Denmark in their opening […]

  • Bulgaria promotes its investment appeal despite downturn
    June 11, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Odd as it may sound, the seemingly endless economic malaise enveloping Europe has not dimmed the appetite for investment in Bulgaria, a development that the country’s investment agency hopes to […]

  • Plovdiv Metropolitan Nikolai, head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church in the country's second city
    Metropolitan Nikolai condemns Lady Gaga
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    Just days after Lady Gaga was prevented from performing in Indonesia after local Muslim fundamentalists labelled her a devil, she was condemned by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s very own controversial […]

  • Controversial businessman charged with making death threats
    June 4, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    Lovech-based businessman Grisha Ganchev is often mentioned in Bulgarian media as “an emblematic figure of Bulgaria’s transition”. The precise meaning of the phrase is open to interpretation, but it is […]

  • All for one: The Valya Krushkina campaign
    June 4, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The campaign to raise funds to pay for the treatment of Bulgarian National Television (BNT) journalist Valya Krushkina’s malignant cancer has become in itself a media phenomenon. It was her […]

  • Kosovo’s first ambassador to Bulgaria hosts farewell
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Ariana Zherka-Hoxha, who in April 2010 became Kosovo’s first ambassador in Sofia, hosted a farewell reception on May 23 2012, having reached the end of her term of office. A […]