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  • aircraft in a clear blue sky
    Indicators never lie!
    June 4, 2012, by Mark Thomas

    It is said that two of the key leading or early indicators of economic activity are the construction and travel industries. It is difficult to make any profound comment about […]

  • Sarmi rice and stuff wrapped in vine leaves
    The cuisine column: Sarmi
    June 4, 2012, by Joana Levieva-Sawyer

    It is very appropriate that the recipe for sarmi or dolmades should be the first to appear on this website. It is the ultimate Balkan recipe; all countries in the […]

  • Intriguing new archaeological finds in Bulgaria
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    With the improving weather, the archaeological season inBulgariais in full swing and several new finds already have been reported, the most intriguing one being made this past weekend. In the […]

  • poster for film movie snow white and the huntsman
    Film review: Snow White and the Huntsman
    June 4, 2012, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Mirror Mirror, released a few weeks ago, was a brightly colored, strongly lit adaptation of Snow White, and told its story mostly from the point of view of Queen Clementianna. […]

  • Finnish Alvar Aalto vases
    A window to a Finnish home
    June 4, 2012, by Hristina Dimitrova

    An exhibition entitled Finnish Design Room is being held at the Alma Mater Gallery of Sofia University until June 15. The exhibition is organised by the embassy of Finland in Sofia and […]

  • tequila shot glasses on a bar counter
    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 […]

  • The Venue: Mixtape 5 – Resurrect your stereo
    June 4, 2012, by Lora Petrova

    Mixtape 5 has always been a club, mainly because of its size and location near the National Palace of Culture (NDK). The place has seen many owners, changed its name […]

  • film poster for 2 days in new york
    Film review: 2 Days in New York
    June 4, 2012, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Marion (Julie Delpy) is not a nice person; she might even be crazy. But almost always, people – and most importantly, her boyfriend, Mingus (Chris Rock), with whom she shares […]

  • Poster for the German comedy film fest to be held in Sofia Bulgaria in June 2012
    German comedy film festival in Sofia
    June 4, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The question is, “humour from Germany? Why not?” The answer is the week-long event organised by Berlin’s embassy in Sofia, the German comedy film festival at the Art Stage cinema […]