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2011/04/29 10:30:48

The number of bio producers in Bulgaria doubles each year

The number of bio agriculture enterprises has doubled during the past year, announced the deputy minister of agriculture and food Svetlana Boyanova at the opening of the “Green days festival.”

The festival is taking place in front of the National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” in Sofia. For a second year in a row it is dedicated to the healthy way of living, the eco and rural tourism, as well as the responsibility towards nature. Tourism and bio products are exhibited at the festival.

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2011/04/19 11:38:57

Sofia to compete for European culture capital

The initiative committee will support the candidature of Sofia for European culture capital for 2019.

Famous culture, education, business, media and sport activists will support the candidature of Sofia, announced Yordanka Fandakova, quoted by BTV.

Each year 2 European culture capitals are chosen in two different countries from the European union. Bulgaria and Italy are chosen for 2019. Varna, Veliko...

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2011/04/15 14:30:50

Adventure & Extreme Expo in Sofia, Bulgaria

Adventure & Extreme Expo in Sofia

Adventure & Extreme Expo, the first major extreme sports and adventure event in Bulgaria. Everyone is invited to see the newest extreme sports and strong emotions at one place. Try surfing or wall climbing in the active zone suitable for both enthusiasts and professionals.

Learn how disabled people can practice extreme sports.
The event will take place from 28th April – 01 May 2011 in Inter Expo Center Sofia.

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2011/04/06 13:40:27

Monasteries around Sofia connected with cultural route

The first part of the route starts from Buhovo, passes through Kremikovtzi, Podgumer and reaches Kurilo. It includes generally 9 monasteries and 14 churches.

Pedestrian route and bike paths will connect 120 churches and monasteries around Sofia, said Tzvetelina Borislavova from Credo Bonum foundation.

“The idea about this route came from Santiago de Compostela in Spain called “The culture route of Europe”. I аm looking for а different presentation – through ancient...

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2011/03/31 14:50:58

Free Sofia Tour in English language starts twice a day

The free English-language tour of Sofia – Free Sofia Tour will be organized twice a day from 28th of March.

The tours will start every day from the Palace of Justice at 11 am and 6 pm.

The volunteers from the association Free Sofia Tour will tell in English stories about the most significant culture-historic sites in the central part of Sofia during the two-hour tour. The tourists will become familiar...

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2011/03/10

Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Alice Cooper on Stage in Sofia

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Alice Cooper, Apocalyptica and Mastodon will participate in the second edition of Sonisphere Festival in Bulgaria.

The organizers from Balkan Entertainment announced Thursday that this year, the festival will be held only one day – June 21. It will be staged at the hippodrome in the town of Bankya, 10 km west of Sofia.

"The hippodrome does not have a limit. We expect about 30 000 people to visit the festival and 5000 of them will be able to sit,"...

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2011/02/08

Sofia will create a public beach in the South Park

A public beach with two swimming pools with mineral water will be contracted in the South Park in Sofia. The hydro thermal centre will offer healing and prophylactics on a total area of 16 decares and will be larger than the central bath “Maria Luisa”, which remains closed for years.

The wellness centre will have a capacity of 7000 people per day.

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2011/01/27

The eco fest Green Days will take place from 28th April to 01 May 2011

This April Sofia is going to turn green! We would be happy if you join us at the eco Festival – Fair “Green Days”, which will take place from the 28th April to 01 May in front of the “Ivan Vazov” National Theater.

Bio certifies food, cosmetics, other goods and services will be presented. Active organizations protecting the bio divercity, natural parks and municipalities will also exhibit their services.
Interesting eco workshops and competition for children take place during the event. Eco...

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2011/01/07

Euronews Unveils Sofia and Plovdiv

Euronews will broadcast eight-minute clips about Sofia and Plovdiv and tourism and entertainment facilities the two cities offer. The short feature films will be shown total 28 times on the information giant till the end of January. They were produced as part of a project of Bulgaria’s Ministry of Economy, funded on Regional Development Operational Programme. The clips are intended for the specialized Metropolitans programme and can also be seen on the TV channel’s internet site.

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2010/12/27

Sofia candidate for European capital of Culture

It is better to start preparations early, the Sofia Municipality announced and launched a number of initiatives aiming at Sofia becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2019. This is the year when at the initiative of the EC, Bulgaria and Italy must apply with one city each. Residents of Sofia hope their city will be the one chosen to participate.

The Bulgarian and Italian cities will actually host together the European Capital of Culture and will not compete with each other. Other...

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