Considering the resent events that happened in the world, we feel we must ensure you that Plovdiv and Bulgaria (in general) is a really safe destination. Bulgaria has just one terrorist attack in the last 25 years and it was part of the war between Israel and Palestine.
There are no active threats from radical Islamic terrorists. Plovdiv is a multicultural city, we have a huge mosque in the center of the city (one of our landmarks, that you will see during a tour) and a very peaceful muslim community.
Bulgaria is part of NATO and EU and uses the intelligence agencies of all the allied countries to protect itself from terrorists. There is a much bigger threat in visiting Greece, France, Turkey or Germany.
The slovak ensemble „Cellomania“ closed the Festival of light and hope in Old Town last night.
Before the start of the concert in Balabanov House, the Ambassador of Slovakia Marian Yakubotsi, Consul of the country’s Roman Roth and Director of IA „Old Town“ Minko Kaftanski decorated a tree on Christmas tree with traditional Slovak Christmas toys.
Famous Slovak cellists Joseph Podhoranski, Evgeni Prohats and Jan Slavik amazed Plovdivs audience with their virtuoso performance.
Today we (well, we as a city- but to be exact the people doing the signing were District Governor Zdravko Dimitrov and President of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Committee Yu Sung ) signed a contract establishing twin-regional relations with the Chinese province Hainan. The agreement was signed in the Hall of the Regional Administration Plovdiv.
The partnership with Hainan Province aims to expand cooperation between the two countries and promote mutual understanding between the peoples of Bulgaria and China, reported the press office of the District Administration.
For the twelfth time Plovdiv holds its traditional „Night of museums and galleries.“
The event is held on two consecutive days – on 23 and 24 September (Friday and Saturday), and the program includes more than 140 exhibitions, concerts, tours, architectural sites, screenings, lectures, meetings with artists, parties and more.
The biggest early Christian basilica on the Balkan Peninsula – the Great Basilica in Plovdiv will be included in the sites recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in Bulgaria, announced the hosts of the VII-th International Meeting on Tourism, which opened today in Plovdiv.
From 19th of November till the 29th, 2015 in „LUCKY Cinema“ will be held 10th Anniversary Edition at Cinemania!
During the 11 days of the festival in Plovdiv will be held 44 projections, which is a record number for the Festival. For the first time Cinemania will be held in two halls of the `LUCKY` cinema.The new Woody Allen film and Mikhalkov of the highlights of the 2015 Cinemania festival.
CINEMANIA 2015 has serious claims to become the most powerful edition in the long history of the famous festival. The program includes 32 titles, including some of the most significant achievements of contemporary world cinema. In extremely strong selection of recent films are cult directors Woody Allen („Almost Normal“) and Nikita Mikhalkov („Sunstroke“).In the list of exclusive screenings are the 4 latest Bulgarian titles. Among them is the winner of the grand prize of the festival in Moscow „Karatsi“ Ivaylo Hristov, who will be a special guest in Plovdiv.
The youngest viewers will also become part of the festival with a special selection of children’s movies.
Ticket sales will begin on Friday, November 13th at the checkout of LUCKY Cinema House from Friday 13th. Working time frame: from 16:30 to 21:00 / Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 21:00.
Online reservations and ticketing – boxoffice.bg.
Ticket price: 6 lev Map 5 screenings: 25 lev
Prices for children’s movies: 2lv for children 4 lev for adults.
A celebration of this years wine crop will be held in Plovdiv on 27th november. This is the seventh time this event is held in Plovdiv .This year there will be more participants than previous years, and the program is extended. Tourists will have the opportunity to try young Bulgarian wines in more locations.The wine tour accross Plovdiv will include several restaurants and will offer various events.
The wine tasting will start in front of the local administration with a procession led by Ensemble „Trakia“ and Dionysus, who will lead the „followers“ of the Old Town, where it will be open the first barrel of a young Bulgarian wine.
Ivan Totev is the new (and old) Mayor of Plovdiv. According to the initial data he collected about 54-56% of the votes of Plovdiv, while Slavcho Atanasov won about 44-46% of the votes. This means that Totev won with about only 7-8 000 votes more than his oponent.
In Bulgarian the name of this holiday can be translated as `The day of the Men who Awakened us`. Those are men who helped restore the lost Bulgarian traditions and culture during the Revival period after the Bulgarian liberation from the Ottoman Empire. We celebrate our famous and beloved tsars, writers and revolutionaries without which our country would not look the way it looks today. In the rest of this article, the first of november will be called `The day of national leaders.`
„Medicus DENTO GALENIA 2015“ brings together producers and distributors of medical equipment and supplies, hospital equipment, equipment for resuscitation and intensive care equipment for dental practices and dental laboratories, diagnostic tools, products for the prevention and oral hygiene, clothing and protective equipment, print and online publications. Expanding the geographic scope of represented companies, as states are four more than last year. Now you can see the products of companies from Bulgaria, Germany, Israel, Italy, China, Romania, USA, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
Bulgarian homeopathic products for quitting alcohol and cigarettes, which have no analogue in the world, will be shown at the International Exhibition of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy „Medicus DENTO GALENIA 2015“. It will be held from 22 to 24 October at the International Fair Plovdiv, which is the organizer of business forum for the industry to health. On its 21 th edition presented companies from ten countries.