All posts tagged Sofia

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    ‘Opera in the Park’ in Sofia
    June 12, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The third annual Opera in the Park is underway in Sofia, continuing until July 6 2012. The venue is the park at the GS Rakovski National Defence Academy. The 2012 […]

  • New book aims for debate on vanishing Sofia
    June 11, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    A group of young people from Sofia University’s sociology department have produced a book documenting the stories of 11 pre-1944 houses that are crumbling into ruins, a sad decline from […]

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    Sofia announces 1.3M leva street dog shelter contract
    June 9, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    More than two months after professor Botyo Tachkov died in a savage attack by a pack of stray dogs in a Sofia neighbourhood, Bulgaria’s capital city has announced a 1.3 […]

  • Tickets for Jennifer Lopez gig in Sofia go on sale
    June 8, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Tickets for Jennifer Lopez’s concert in Sofia went on sale on June 8. Available online at, the tickets are priced in the range between 60 leva and 130 leva […]

  • Vitosha cleanup this weekend
    June 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The directorate of Vitosha nature park has organised a cleanup of the park to be held on June 9 2012. It is part of national nature parks day, which will […]

  • Musagenitsa metro underground railway station on the Sofia main line
    Sofia Metro system slowly extends further to the east
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Sofia Metro system is gradually expanding, with the recent addition of the line to the Inter Expo Centre on Tsarigradsko Chaussee and the eastern borough of Mladost 3 from […]

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    The Venue: Lorka
    June 4, 2012, by Nick Iliev

    Good old Shishman street, in the Sofia city centre – a shabby little stretch of road spanning from Graf Ignatiev Boulevard, to the Horse’s Arse, as Sofians lovingly refer to […]

  • Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova, left, Italian ambassador Stefano Benazzo, centre
    Ninth Italian Festival in Sofia
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    On June 2, Italian ambassador to Bulgaria Stefano Benazzo and Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandukova launched the ninth annual Italian Festival in Sofia. It will continue throughout June in various locations […]