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June 12, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The opening gala of the annual Opera Open festival in Plovdiv will be at the city’s Ancient Theatre on June 18. The performance will include scenes from famous operas and […]

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Plovdiv city councillor wears burqa in protest against lack of ban

May 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

A Plovdiv municipal councillor for the nationalist VMRO party arrived at a May 26 council meeting wearing a burqa in protest against the council’ ...

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Bulgaria’s Plovdiv rejects ban on burqa in public places

May 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The municipal council in Bulgaria’s second-largest city Plovdiv voted on May 17 to reject a proposal to ban the wearing of the burqa in public p ...

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Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 3

April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull fame is to perform at Plovdiv’s Ancient Theatre on September 3 2016, in a concert with a title that anyone would hav ...

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    Plovdiv mayor backs burqa ban proposal
    April 14, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The mayor of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second-largest city, says that he personally supports banning the burqa in public places but it will be up to the city council to decide on […]

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    Taxi drivers’ protest blocks Plovdiv traffic
    April 6, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Traffic in the centre of Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv was blocked on April 6 as taxi drivers turned out in convoy to protest against amendments to the law that would […]

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    Campaign to encourage Bulgarians to ride bicycles
    April 5, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgarians are being encouraged to take part in cycling tour events in Sofia and Plovdiv on April 10 2016 as part of a campaign to encourage the use of bicycles […]

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    Bulgaria opens concession tender for Plovdiv Airport
    March 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on March 30 the proposed tender to offer a 35-year concession on the Plovdiv Airport, the government media office said in a statement. The government aims to […]