All posts tagged Plovdiv

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July 29, 2016, by

Bulgaria’s second-largest city, Plovdiv, is bracing for “Night”, an alternative festival of arts and culture, which was announced for September 23 and 24, 2016. According to the organizers, it will […]

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Plovdiv prosecutors charge chief architect, building owner, in ‘Tobacco Town’ case

July 22, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Plovdiv Regional Prosecutor’s Office has laid criminal charges against the municipality’s chief architect Roumen Roussev and the repre ...

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Plovdiv’s Opera Open 2016 festival opens with gala on June 18

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 sce ...


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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    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 […]