All posts tagged Plovdiv

hailstorm Sofia Bulgaria July 8 2014 photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
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September 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s weather forecasters have issued a “Code Orange” warning of hazardous weather because of expected heavy rain and thunderstorms in six regions of the country on September 16. The regions […]

Plovdiv 500m table September 13 2014 photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Plovdiv toasts European Capital of Culture 2019 success at 500m table

September 13, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s city of Plovdiv, named by an international jury as their recommendation for European Capital of Culture 2019, toasted its success wit ...

Varna cathedral photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Varna considering appealing against choice of Plovdiv as 2019 European Capital of Culture – report

September 11, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s Black Sea city of Varna, one of three on the shortlist for European Capital of Culture 2019 that lost out when an international jury ...

Buena Vista social club Plovdiv July 2014 photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Bulgaria’s Plovdiv named as European Capital of Culture 2019

September 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s city of Plovdiv has been named as European Capital of Culture 2019. The announcement was made at a special news conference at the cul ...


  • house museum Plovdiv photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019: Photo Gallery
    September 5, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Photographs of scenes from Plovdiv, named on September 5 2014 as an international jury’s recommendation for European Capital of Culture 2019. (All photos: (c) Clive Leviev-Sawyer and (c) Leah Sawyer)