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March 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv will allow buskers on its main street only if they can show a diploma in music education, the municipality has announced, saying that it is copying […]

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Archaeology: Excavations of Plovdiv’s Great Basilica to begin within weeks

March 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Excavations of Plovdiv’s Great Basilica, the largest early Christian church found in Bulgaria and among the largest in South Eastern Europe, are ...

Mural in an underpass in Plovdiv by Yoan Leviev

Plovdiv wins 740 000 euro project to digitise cultural heritage

March 10, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Plovdiv municipality has been awarded 740 000 euro by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area to digitise close to 50 000 sites and item ...

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Plovdiv traffic police fine ambulances for speeding

February 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Traffic police in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv have issued speeding fines to 10 ambulances transporting patients in critical condition in the ...


  • Dzhumaya Mosque, Plovdiv. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Man arrested after attempted arson of Plovdiv mosque
    January 6, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Police in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv arrested a 31-year-old man who attempted an arson attack on the city’s historic Dzhumaya mosque. The man threw flammable liquid on the windows of the mosque […]