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2014/03/18

The number of tourists in Plovdiv increased

Tourists in Bulgaria's second biggest city Plovdiv increased by 7% in 2013, compared to the previous year, reaching 14,261, data of National Statistical Institute shows.

Plovdiv Municipality experts recorded an increase of individual visits of the city, as well as a 5% raise in museum visits, Standart news reports.

A 7-year strategy for tourism development Plovdiv 2014 - 2020 has been worked out in order to make full use of the existing cultural, historical and natural resources in the...

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2014/02/24

Old Plovdiv Guesthouse is listed in the top hostels guide by Lonely Planet

The Lonely Planet listed the Old Plovdiv guests house in Plovdiv among in the best value accommodation guide.

The guide described the hostel as a beautifully restored boutique hostel is right in the heart of Plovdiv’s colourful and cobblestoned Old Town. Private and dorm rooms are all bedecked with hand-picked antiques, and lovingly painted in pastel shades from orange to sky blue.
Whether you’re savouring a leisurely breakfast in the sun-dappled courtyard or snuggling down in an antique...

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2013/09/30

The International Technical Fair opens in Plovdiv

The 69th edition of the International Technical Fair opens today in Plovdiv.
The official opening will take place in front of Chamber 6 of the International Fair Plovdiv at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, September 30.
The International Technical Fair is the most renowned Bulgarian forum of investment goods and technologies.
The International Technical Fair presents the latest developments of the world's leading companies in machine building, automobiles, transport, information technologies, software...

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2013/08/19 18:43:45

Art festival to take place in Plovdiv this autumn

The annual art festival in Plovdiv will be held between 1 – 30 September in the picturesque houses of Old Town. Bulgarian artists aged between 25 – 40, among which Kaliya Kalacheva, Alexander Petkov, Darina Peeva, Dimitar Genchev, Eleonora Drumeva, Zina Nedelcheva, Lora Aprmakova, Lyubomir Krastev, Nina Ruseva, Stoyan Dechev, and others will be the main focus of the event.

A general art curator – Ms Galina Lardeva - will decide the conceptual and technical parameters of all exhibitions. A...

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2013/06/17

A modern zoo with aquarium will entertain guests in Plovdiv

The biggest aquarium in Bulgaria will be constructed in Plovdiv, together with the expansion and improvement of the local zoo. The facility will be built in two phases.

The first stage involves the expansion and improvement of the cells and the space of the existing facilities.
The second stage envisages the construction of a glass aquarium with sizes 22 to 10 meters. Preferences of the municipality are the aquarium, which is expected to be the largest in Bulgaria, will be inhabited by...

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2013/04/01

A festive Dionysus procession will open Vinaria 2013

Free wine will be provided for the first toasts for the opening of the latest edition of the VINARIA 2013 International Exhibition of Vine-Growing and Wine Producing which will be held in Plovdiv this week.

The wine barrels will be placed at the Stefan Stambolov Square, which is the final stop of the traditional Dionysus procession dedicated to the international wine and vine expo and festival held in Plovdiv.
The procession will start at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 from the Roman Stadium...

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2013/03/29 20:06:28

The Plovdiv International Fair will host Vinaria exhibition this weekend

Vinaria exhibition will be held in Plovdiv during the period April 03 – April 06, 2013. Vinaria is an international exhibition of vine-growing and wine producing companies.

Bulgaria is among the countries with longstanding traditions in wine making and VINARIA is one of the most representative wine industry events. The exhibition has contributed to the success of many wine producing and trading companies.
VINARIA brings together leading companies from the most important industry sectors...

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2012/08/14 01:18:37

The night of Museums - Plovdiv

The eighth edition of “The night of museum and galleries in Plovdiv” will be held on Friday 21th September 2012. The program is divided in three parts “Museum and galleries”, “Culture and club” and city and urban environment. Over 50 galleries, art sites, clubs, bookstores, theatre halls, history and archeology monuments will transform the city into a huge scene.

This year 23 private and regional museums will present special exhibitions. 18 projects of culture institutes, bookstores,...

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2012/07/11 00:29:32

Plovdiv launches free guided tours in English

Free guided tours in English will be offered to all guests of Plovdiv. The initiative Free Plovdiv Tour will start on Friday in front of the tourists centre in the central part of the town. The tours are completely free.

The tours will be offered all year round from 6.00 PM and will take around two hours. The route starts from the central post station and passes through the Odeon along the way to the Old town.

The free Plovdiv Tours is a project of a non profit organization, which also...

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2012/03/15

Vinaria 2012 starts in Plovdiv

The jubilee 20th edition of the international exhibition “Vinaria” starts in Plovdiv. 40 wine producers from Bulgaria and 200 companies from abroad will participate in the event. The exhibition will take place from 15th - 18th march in Plovdiv. For the first time this year a blitz course “The magic of wine tasting” and a sommelier competition will be held during the event. This was announced by the press centre of the Fair.

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