All posts tagged Plovdiv

matera 2019
October 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The selection panel of independent experts responsible for assessing the Italian cities competing to be European Capital of Culture in 2019 has recommended that Matera should be awarded the title, […]


Thermal cameras scan for Ebola at Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Airport

October 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Strict security measures have been introduced at the airport at Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv in response to the Ebola disease. All passengers ...


Siren alarm system to be tested in several Bulgarian cities on October 13

October 12, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Civil defence sirens will sound in Sofia and several other Bulgarian cities and towns on October 13 2014 at 1pm as part of scheduled tests. The sirens ...

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Some Bulgarian cities to restrict sale of alcohol on October 5 election day

October 3, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

There will be varying restrictions on the sale of alcohol on and around Bulgaria’s election day on October 5 in some cities and towns. Bulgarian ...