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2010/12/13

Ice skating for free at Ariana Lake

All students and keen ice skaters will be able to skate for free at “Ariana” lake in Sofia.

Th e promo offer is valid every day from 8.00 am - 10.00 am. The ice rink at Ariana lake was opened yesterday and provided many surprises for all fans of the icy sport.

The mayor of Sofia – Yordanka Fandakova greted all residents and guests of the capital for the opening of the ice rink. Colorful fireworks lighted the sky after the end of the first competition.

The biggest ice rink on the...

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2010/12/08

Rezidor Hotel Group Presented the First Park Inn Hotel in Sofia

Last night the Swedish hotel group Rezidor presented the First Park Inn Hotel in Sofia and Bulgaria. Our team attended the event to bring you detailed report on the services offered in the Park Inn hotel.

The Park Inn hotel, formerly known as the Greenville hotel, hosts 77 rooms and 36 apartments, a restaurant, two bars and two meeting rooms. It has also wellness and sports centre offers an indoor swimming pool, fitness area and treatment rooms.

The hotel will be positioned in the average...

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2010/10/27

Etropole will restore tourism attractions

Etropole will restore culture valuables and will construct tourism attractions for over 1.2 million BGN with the support of Operation program “Regional development”. After the completion of the project, called “A ring of singing bells, whispers an old legend for the Christ's cross”, the town expects to welcome thousands of visitors each year.

Six churches and monasteries will be restored, forming the so called Etropolski Christ's cross and the town's clock tower. An eco trail to the...

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2010/10/07

Flyniki will fly between Sofia and Vienna twice a day

The Austrian low-cost air company Flyniki launched a second flight to Vienna during the weekdays. The weekends remain with one flight per day.

Flyniki whose owner is the ex-Formula 1 pilot, Niki Lauda started flying to Sofia in February.

Except Flyniki, passengers from Sofia to Vienna may use also “Austrian airlines” and Bulgaria Air. 48 is the total number of flights during the week, between Sofia and Vienna.

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2010/09/17

Bulgaria's Capital Celebrates St. Sofia Day

Bulgaria's capital celebrates Friday St. Sofia Day - the date when the Orthodox world pays homage to the Holy Martyrs Sofia and her three daughters Faith, Hope and Love.

The September 17, 2010 events dedicated to the Day of Sofia will be opened with a parade starting at 11 am from the "Zaimov" park in downtown Sofia.

The flag of the capital will be hoisted at an official ceremony and a liturgy will be held in front of St. Sofia church.

Beginning at 7 pm, at the National "Ivan...

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2010/09/01

International Festival for Street and Puppet Theatre “PUPPET FAIR – 2010”

The 6th edition of PUPPET FAIR will take place from 16 – 22 September 2010 in Sofia. Over 30 troupes from Bulgaria and abroad (20 theaters from Russia, Greece, Italy, Spain, Poland, Holland, South Korea, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, France and Israel) will take part in the “PUPPET FAIR – 2010”.

The international puppet theatre festival PUPPET FAIR – SOFIA presents a varied international program of children and youth performances for different age and social groups. The festival has already...

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2010/07/19

4-th International Summer Meeting in Jelen Village near Sofia

From 17th to 25th of July the Black Stone neighbourhood of Zhelen (a small village near the town of Svoge, 45 km from Sofia) will host a 9-day event "The 4-TH INTERNATIONAL SUMMER MEETING OF ‘TRINOGA’, ‘M.I.R’, AND ‘SUN-MOON’.

The focus and the key highlights will be put on important topics such as:
Eco-farming, environmental protection, natural medicine and preventive actions, adequate methods of education, variety of relationships, social and economic mutual aid, and lot of art...

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2010/07/05

Underwater photography by Mihail Zaimov

The Museum Gallery of Modern Art has the pleasure to announce the exclusive exhibition of underwater photography by Mihail Zaimov on 5 July.

Especially for the Modern gallery the artist will present some of his underwater adventure in his colorful and attractive photos.

Mihail Zaimov has two solo exhibitions in Sozopol and Varna. The exhibition at Museum Gallery of Modern Art in Sofia will last from 5 to 12 of July.

Everybody is invited to the opening at Oborishte 10, at 7 p.m!

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2010/06/18

Italian atmosphere in the ‘green’ heart of Sofia

QUI ITALIA
7 days of Italian atmosphere in the ‘green’ heart of Sofia

17 - 23 June 2010

QUI ITALIA, which has reached its third season, is now known and appreciated by the people of Sofia. The idea of creating a moment where Italians can meet with friends of Italy as it is done in traditional Italian popular festivals, was rewarded with a spontaneous consensus, thus starting to grow and getting on the way to becoming an institution, an annual appointment that will be richer in...

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2010/06/17

Bulgaria Prepares for Trash Metal Gig with Metallica, Rammstein

Some of the world’s most emblematic metal and rock bands including Metallica and Rammstein are going to perform in Bulgaria’s capital during the Sofia Rocks 2010 Sonisphere Festival.

The music event organized by Balkan Entertainment and Marcel Avram will take place on June 22-23, 2010, on the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia.

The teams of the top metal bands are arriving in the city on Friday in order to start building the stage, announced the organizers.

Top trash metal bands Metallica,...

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