Current News

Current News

Armenia?s President on a visit to Plovdiv

Armenia?s President on a visit to Plovdiv

9/10/2003 12:00:00 AM

The Armenian president, Mr. Robert Kocharian, arrived on a friendly visit to Plovdiv yesterday. Based on the interview with him in the Maritsa newspaper today, taken by Valentina Yeremieva, we learn that it is Robert Kocharian?s first visit ever to our city. He liked Plovdiv a lot, and especially that fusion between the old part, the museums, and the modern rhythm of life of the Plovdiv residents. According to Mr.Kocharian?s words, it is quite possible to be thinking about establishing a Consular section, in case such a necessity arises.
Robert Kocharian was born on Aug. 31st, 1954, and in 1982 he graduated from the Electro-Technical Faculty of the Erevan Polytechnic Institute. He was elected for President of the Republic of Armenia on March 30th, 1998, and this year was re-elected for a second mandate.
Plovdiv comprises the largest part of the Armenian community, living in Bulgaria. They are around 6000 people permanently living here, and around 4000 temporary resident. The Armenian President met his compatriots in the yard of the Armenian Church ?Surp Kevork?. His appeal to them was to return to their motherland. Here, he was met in an official ceremony by the Mayor of Plovdiv, Dr Ivan Chomakov.

An investor needed
An investor needed
10/3/2003 12:00:00 AM
 (The information is based on a publication in the Maritsa newspaper)\r\n Today?s news refers to a team of scientists from the North-Bulgarian-town of Rousse (right on the Danube R...
The Kouklen Industrial Park
The Kouklen Industrial Park
10/2/2003 12:00:00 AM
Based on an interview in the Maritsa newspaper with the Chairman of the ?Rhodopes and Kouklen Park? Consortium, founded in Plovdiv, Mr. Simeon Yankov:The consortium was founded in the beginning...
The famous jazz-musician Milcho Leviev back to Plovdiv again
After the jazzmen Milcho Leviev, Billy Cobham and Vicky Almazidou have raised the two-thousand-people audience in the Thessaloniki Open-air Theatre to their feet, we will be able to enjoy Milcho Le...
The latest production facilities of the Peshtera Winery
Yesterday, in the town of Saedinenie (near Plovdiv), the Agricultural Minister Mehmed Dikme officially opened the new ?wine cellar? facilities of the Peshtera Winery JSC. According to the minister,...
The opening of the Autumn International Technical Fair in Plovdiv
According to the Maritsa newspaper, Mrs. Lydia Shouleva, a Vice-Premiere and Economy Minister, will declare the traditional the Autumn International Technical Fair open, today in Plovdiv. This year...
Excursions in Bulgaria ? Sights:
Excursions in Bulgaria ? Sights:
9/26/2003 12:00:00 AM
-Zheravna-Museum,Art gallery,the Yordan Yovkovs own house,the St.Nikolai church(1834)-Kotel-The Museum of History,Natural Science and Etnography museum;110 houses ?Architecture of the Bulgarian...
?Association for Plovdiv?
?Association for Plovdiv?
9/25/2003 12:00:00 AM
(Information taken from the Maritsa newspaper)The ?Association for Plovdiv? will organize a series of events related to business support. The decision was taken at the yesterday?s meeting of th...
The ?St.George the Victorious? Foundation
(based on a publication in the Maritsa newspaper)We are looking forward to the unveiling of a Tsanko Lavrenov Monument in the Old Town, thanks to a foundation managed by patriotic Bulgarians. T...
The first winners of the ?Town of Chirpan and the Nikola Manev Gallery? Award
There are quite a few persons the town of Chirpan is so proud of. Here, in 1940, the famous artist Nikola Manev was born. Ever since 1964 he has been working in France, where he graduated from the ...
KEO - the project of the 21st century
Based on publication in the ?24 Hours? Newspaper:Messages from all over the world are going to be sent on a satellite to the space, and after a period of 50,000 years they will get back to Eart...