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2008/02/13

Sofia Shown asTourism Destination at Prague's Holiday World Expo

Sofia's municipality will be shown at the biggest tourism exhibition in the Czech Republic called ‘Holiday World'.
The expo will continue 4 days, starting on February 14.

Bulgaria's capital municipality will be presented by ‘Tourism Services' operative program in common with State Agency of Tourism (SAT).

Main purpose of the municipality's participation is to present Sofia as tourism destination.

There are prepared many commercial materials, maps, catalogs and souvenirs from Sofia,...

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2008/02/11

2008 - Subway Year in Sofia

2008 will be the subway year, the finance vice-major of Sofia Minko Gerdjikov announced on today's public discussion over capital's budget.
Gerdjikov explained the municipality prepared 108 million BGN (54 million EUR) for the construction of underground railway.

The plan is the subway trace to reach ‘Mladost' district to the end of the year.

This year Sofia Municipality grants the biggest amount for planting that have ever been spent for these actions - 10 million BGN (5 million EUR)....

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2008/02/08

Sofia Hosts UNESCO Forum

Bulgaria's Government accepted an agreement project between Bulgaria and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in relation with the Second extremely session of UNESCO's Intergovernmental Commission.
The forum will be devoted to the protection of non-material cultural heritage.

The event will take place on February 18-22 in Bulgaria's capital, informed from the Council of Ministers.

The exact place of the gatherings will be National palace of Culture...

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2008/02/07

J&B start party campaign to turn Bulgaria capital into a party centre

Bulgaria's capital has been on the schedule for J&B Scotch's “Start a Party” worldwide party calendar, a company media statement said. Sofia would be turned into the world's party capital after Istanbul, Bucharest, Lisbon, Mexico, Seoul and Beijing.
The J&B Start a Party event will take place on February 22 at the National Opera and Ballet. The “ultimate party symbol,” a giant mirror ball, will be the focus of the event. The organisers promised a flashing party programme and star-for-a-night...

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2008/01/31

Sofia International Film Fest Obsesses Bulgaria's Capital in March

The 12th edition of International Sofia Film Fest starts on March 6-16 with additional program on March 17 to March 23 in Sofia, Plovdiv and Burgas.
The fest includes 100 movies, 20 documentary and 60 short movies.
The film marathon will be opened on March 6 in Hall 1 of National Palace of Culture (NDK) with a movie of famous Bulgarian director Rangel Vulchanov called ‘And Where Do We Go Today'.

Main accent on this year's edition will be placed on the contemporary Russian...

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2008/01/30

World Beat Nights brings Brazilian Carnival in Sofia

The first event in February of the World Beat Nights – Dancing Around The Globe is a Brazilian Night at Pulse Club in Sofia.
Global Vision Circle organises the event on February 1 2008.

The Brazilian Night will follow the tradition of live music performances with the participation of Dante and Giovanni from Brazil and their instrumental chorinho music. Bulgarian Capoeira Association Team will support the show on traditional capoeira instruments.

To make the night complete, traditional...

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2008/01/29

Hot World Models Participate in Miss Euromodel Competition in Sofia

Last Sunday, January 27 at Sofia's airport landed FTV topmodels who were lodged later on in Sofia's most luxury hotel - Metropolitan.

The pretty girls known mostly from revues on Fashion TV, arrived for the finals of Miss Euromodel competition.

The event coincides with the first birthday of Euromodels agency. This is the first time when topmodels from 18 countries gather in Bulgaria.

The most...

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2008/01/29

Netherlands Advises: Bulgaria to Encourage Bike Riding

The Dutch government will finance a traffic research of Sofia. After that should be elaborated a central system for the traffic management, based on the research, the online edition of Dnevnik daily reported.
The Dutch will allow for the purpose 200,000 EUR.

The project agreement was signed on Monday, January 28 by Sofia's mayor Boiko Borisov and the Dutch Ambassador to Bulgaria Willem van Ee.

The project will be executed by Dutch and Bulgarian experts.

The necessary sum of 10 million...

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2008/01/25

Acclaimed Jazz Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater to Perform in Sofia

Jazz-lovers will be able to enjoy a live performance by one of the world’s most acclaimed and loved singers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, in Bulgaria’s capital. The concert will take place on March 18 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture.

The brand new programme of the songstress includes the presentation of her latest album, Red Earth: a Malian Journey. Described by her as the culmination of her decision to discover her African roots, it combines voices, music and instruments of Mali with...

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2008/01/23

Elvis Presley Band performs in Sofia

On January 30 2008, for first time the band of the King of Rock & Roll Elvis Presley will set foot in Bulgaria. The show will start at 7pm at National Palace of Culture Hall 1 in Sofia.

The Band includes James Burton on guitar, Glen D. Hardin on piano, Jerry Scheff on bass and Ron Tutt on drums, with special participation of Dennis Jale, vocals, and The Sweet Inspirations as back vocals.

Elvis worked with the best musicians of his time. His co-musicians were the original band TCB and the...

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