All posts in Bulgaria

  • Varna and Cape Town sign twin cities agreement
    November 7, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna and South Africa’s parliamentary capital city Cape Town completed the process of signing a twinning  agreement on November 6 2012, the South African […]

  • Bulgaria declares November 9 national day of mourning
    November 7, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet decided on November 7 to declare November 9 a national day of mourning for Bulgarian Orthodox Church Patriarch Maxim, who died on November 6 at the age of […]

  • New archaeological finds in Bulgaria’s Sliven, Stara Zagora
    November 6, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Although the archaeological digs season in Bulgaria has wrapped up, work on existing attractions has yielded new finds, Bulgarian National Television (BNT) reported on November 6. In Sliven, central Bulgaria, […]

  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    Bells toll as Bulgaria mourns Patriarch Maxim
    November 6, 2012, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The bells of Sofia’s landmark Alexander Nevsky cathedral tolled repeatedly on the morning of November 6 2012, while requiem services and a special gathering of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Holy […]