All posts tagged Plovdiv

Plovdiv august 31 2014 photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
August 31, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv now boasts the longest pedestrian zone in Europe, beating previous record-holder Copenhagen, according to mayor Ivan Totev. After the formal opening of the latest stretch of […]

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Archaeology: Bulgaria’s latest ‘vampire’ skeleton found in Plovdiv

August 26, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s collection of “vampire skeletons” – burials in which measures were taken to prevent the deceased from rising as undead – can no ...


What’s On: One Dance Week in Plovdiv from August 28 to September 6

August 24, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

One Dance Week, which includes some of the most up-to-date and progressive dance companies and choreographers from the global dance scene, is being he ...


Floods in Bulgaria: One dead in Vratsa, emergency in Rhodope villages

August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

A 25-year-old man died in a Vratsa village as a result of floods as several hours of heavy rain deluged parts of central and western Bulgaria overnigh ...

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    Floods hit western and central Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania
    August 1, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Heavy rains have unleashed floods that caused serious damage to roads and other infrastructure in western and central Bulgaria, including the Vratsa and Plovdiv regions, endangered a key power station […]

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    Bulgaria’s Plovdiv campaigns against stray cats
    July 27, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The growing number of street cats in Plovdiv is driving the municipality moggy, and authorities are handing out hefty fines for feeding strays. Unlike cities such as Sofia, Plovdiv’s streets […]