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Major project to turn Bulgaria’s capital into a popular spa resort

A major Sofia municipality project could turn the capital into a popular balneological destination, Standard daily reported.

Over 50 mineral springs flow in the region. The investment needed to harness their potential in tourism development totals several million leva but investors could expect returns fast.

The project envisions the construction of a theme park, a sports center and sites for the practice of water sports. A golf course and a horseback riding facility will be set up in the...

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Sofia's ice skating rink "Ariana" opened

One of the attractions of Sofia, the ice skating rink in the Ariana lake in the “Borissova gradina” park next to the Orlov Most (Eagles' Bridge) was opened on 12 December 2009.

The total area of the ice skating rink in Ariana lake is 1600 sq m. It is the biggest open ice rink on the Balkans.

The ice rink will be open 24 hours a day. The price per hour is 3 leva during the working days and 4 leva at weekends. Children can skate for free every day between 8am and 10 am.


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US Legends ZZ TOP Rock Bulgaria Capital

The legendary US rock band ZZ TOP will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on October 21, 2009 as part of their Double Down Live tour.

This will be ZZ TOP's first performance in the Balkan country, and will take place at Sofia's Akademik.

ZZ Top is an American rock trio that formed in late 1969 in Houston, Texas, US. The group members are Billy Gibbons (lead vocals, guitar), Dusty Hill (vocals, bass, keyboards), and Frank Beard (drums, percussion).

The band holds the distinction...

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Wizz Air to launch four new routes from Sofia

Hungarian no-frills airline Wizz Air will fly to four new destinations from Sofia airport, said executive vice-president John Stephenson.

As of May 22, 2010, the carrier will carry out three flights a week to Madrid, Paris, Frankfurt and Bologna, with one-way fares starting from BGN 33.99 with taxes, excluding luggage, insurance and bank transfer surcharges.

The first three destinations are services by flag carrier Bulgaria Air. Wizz Air will compete also with EasyJet, which flies to...

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The Golden Chariot of the Thracians

The Deputy Minister of Culture Mr. Todor Chobanov will open an exhibition “The golden chariot of the Tracians” in Mall of Sofia today. It will present a unique decoration of a Thracian chariot dating back from II century, which is one of a kind for the Roman Empire.

The exhibition will mark the start of the project “Restoration and conservation of the Thracian chariot from Karanovo village, Nova Zagora”, organized by OBB, Nova Zagora municipality and association “Culture project”, lead by Mr....

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6th of May – The Day of the Bulgarian Army Celebration

The 6th of May is St. George’s Day and the Day of the Bulgarian army. Traditionally the day is marked with a sanctification of the war flags and an impressive war parade along one of the main boulevards in Sofia - “Tsar Osvoboditel”.

The president of Bulgaria and the commander-in-chief of Bulgarian armed forces, Georgi Parvanov, held speech and the war flags was sanctified bishop Ioan. Then the Parade began. The Bulgarian army demonstrated its fiery and technical power. The newly delivered...

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Sofia could be a host of the “New 7 wonders” awarding ceremony

Sofia could be a host of the “New 7 wonders” awarding ceremony in 2011. Bulgarian capital was nominated as a host of the spectacular ceremony in the official web site of the contest, www.new7wonders.com.

Meanwhile Belogradchik Rocks got second position in the competition for the new seven wonders, after the Devil’s town in Belgrade. The nominations are in the “Caves, rock formations and valleys” category.

The “New 7 wonders” contest is powered by Swiss nongovernmental organization. The...

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Tickets to Madonna's concert available form February 19

The tickets to the biggest music event in the history in Bulgaria - Madonna's concert, scheduled for August 29 at Vassil Levski Stadium, will be available from February 19, at 9 a.m.
All willing to buy tickets can take a look at the map of the stadium with all ticket prices and sectors, published at the site of TicketPro Bulgaria.

The promoters from SME remind that tickets can be bought only at the Ticketpro official ticket centres. Tickets will also be available online at TicketPro's...

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Sofia Hosts Craftsmen’s Christmas Bazaar Exhibition

On the eve of Christmas, citizens and guests of the capital can visit "Sredets" Gallery to see the rich bazaar exhibition of handmade products of some of the most common and at the same time most ancient crafts.

For a second year, Sofia’s regional craftsmen’s chamber in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture organizes a bazaar exhibition. Works of 16 Bulgarian artists who represent century-old crafts are exhibited. Handmade carpets, decorated with typical folk ornaments, an...

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DJ Battle in Sofia

Yalta will be the arena of a real battle of the titans. Shiftee and Switch, both winners of the DMC World DJ Championship, will confront each other in a real deathmatch.

Switch is just 18 years old, but already has four British titles and a bright future before him. Shiftee has a little more experience - he got eight times to the final rounds in DMC, ITF and Guitar Center; it may sound strange, but in fact his favourite music is experimental indie...

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