Archive for July, 2016

July 31, 2016, by

In the early 1980s, I had the opportunity to listen to a radio station called “Jazz FM Mexico, 104.1” a lot, which transmitted killer music, including all shades of Jazz, […]

Bulgarian PM promises more funds for restoration of Great Basilica at Pliska

July 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has promised that his government will provide further funds for the restoration of the Great Basilica in Plisk ...

Turkey releases some post-coup detainees

July 31, 2016, by VOANews

Two weeks after an abortive coup attempt in Turkey caused an upheaval in military ranks and throughout much of the government, President Recep Tayyip ...

Jim Hawkins: Purple Haze at the Fishing Lake

July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

He is one of those expats you will not overlook, when he walks by on the street or when he becomes Jimi Hendrix on stage. Jim Hawkins, a 68-year-old f ...

  • Sofia in 2016: Striving for Livability
    July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    In the oldest European capital, things are happening. Funded by the European Union, the rather chaotic city is constantly being upgraded. The construction of a third metro line might have […]

  • Pokémon Event at NDK: A Disappointment to Many
    July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Hundreds of “Pokémon Go” enthusiasts stormed the National Palace of Culture (NDK) today. Many participants had shown up with high hopes, for certain virtual figures they wanted to find. Outside […]

  • Archaeological finds in Bulgaria: July 2016 highlights
    July 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The month of July 2016 saw the traditional archaeological season in Bulgaria in full swing, with finds at digs in various parts of the country – from an 8000-year-old settlement […]