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Plovdiv has yet another "sister city" - Kastoria in Greece

Plovdiv has yet another "sister city" - Kastoria in Greece

5/16/2005 10:42:57 AM
Tomorrow, May 17th 2005, the Greek town of Kastoria is hosting the signing of an Agreement for Sister-City Cooperation between the two towns, by the Plovdiv mayor, Dr. Ivan Chomakov, and the Kastoria Mayor, Dimitrois Papoulidis. The municipal council of Kastoria expressed willingness for close cooperation with Plovdiv, which has been accepted by the Municipal Council of Plovdiv. After the signing of that agreement, Plovdiv is now in close "sister-city" relations with altogether 20 towns and cities all around the globe...
A young man captured by the magic of bee-keeping
His name is Emil Stoykov, and he graduated from the Plovdiv Agrarian University in 1992. He started the business of bee-keeping in 1993-94, and today he is servicing some 130 bee-hives located in t...
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1/27/2004 10:54:16 AM
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The actress Tsvetana Maneva?s 60th anniversary
She was born in Plovdiv and her artistic career starts from here. Today, most Bulgarian consider her an ?intellectual type of actress ?. The eminent Bulgarian actress makes her debut in the cinema ...
Bulgarian has been nominated for The Australian of the Year Award
The Bulgarian with a double citizenship, Boyan Markov, was one of the nominated for the Australian of the Year Award (AustralianOfTheYear.gov.a...
Wine, wine producers and contests?
Wine, wine producers and contests?
1/25/2004 12:00:00 AM
The typically Bulgarian traditional feast of Trifon Zarezan is approaching ? The roots of that feast should be looked for back into Bulgarian folk mythology, as the successor of th...
A numismatic piece of news
A numismatic piece of news
1/24/2004 12:00:00 AM
From April 6th to 15th 1896 Athens hosts the first modern Olympic Games, following the idea of Baron Pierre de Coubertin. The competitions are conducted in nine sports and 43 sport...
Exhibition of the young Plovdiv artist Nikolay Shekerov in Sofia
The Chief of Stuff,General Nikola Kolev, and his predecessor, General Miho Mihov, are the key figures responsible for the exhibition of the young Plovdiv artist Nikolay Shekerov. N...
A farewell to Yordan Radichkov
A farewell to Yordan Radichkov
1/22/2004 12:00:00 AM
A unique Bulgarian talent has left us. He passed away yesterday, on the typically Bulgarian feast called ?Babin Den? (i.e. Midwives? Day), the day we always celebrate as glorification of life itsel...
The Pulmonary Diseases Hospital in Plovdiv about to be closed down
There is a real danger the Pulmonary Diseases Hospital in Plovdiv to be closed down since, though it has a municipal status, it is financed by the republican budget. There is no funding budgeted fo...
The Konushevski Orkestar celebrates its 40th anniversary
The only functional folk band in Bulgaria, which many folklore stars had performed with, is the so called Konushevski Orkestar (i.e. The Band from the Konush village), led by Nikola Iliev. They are...