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Nominations for the Plovdiv Awards have been released

Nominations for the Plovdiv Awards have been released

5/12/2010 3:24:40 PM
The nominations for the prestigious Plovdiv Award has been released yesterday. There are three nominations in each categories. the winners are expected to be selected by the jury a day before the official award-giving ceremony, taking place May 20 at the Plovdiv Drama Theater.

Category of Journalism:

Kamen Kolarov
Penka Kalinkova and Pepa Koshinska
Liubomir Minchev

Category of Literature:

Velichka Nastradinova
Stefan Bonev
Alexander Sekulov

Category of Literary Translation:

Aneta Tosheva
Ivan Atanassov
Zdravka Petrova

Category of Architecture:


Ilko Iliev
Radion Petrov
Dimiter Dimitrov

Category of Photography/Director of Photography:

Assen Tihov
Violin Paleykov
Nikolay Minchev

Category of Art for Children:

Buratino Ballet Studio
Plovdiv Puppet Theater
Zhelka Tabakova

Category of Fine Art:

Vihra Grigorova
Rumen Zhekov
Galina Lordeva

Category of Theater:

Team of the Plovdiv Puppet Theater
Alexey Kozhukharov
Nikolay Lambrev

Category of Music:

Nayden Todorov
Academic Folk Choir
Ivan Spassov
Hamlet quote sounds in 32 languages in Plovdiv
“To be or not to be – that is the question” is a quote of one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays Hamlet. It will sound in 32 languages in the Small Basilica in Plovdiv on occasion of the International Mother Language Day marked on February 21.
International Agra 2019 Exhibition starts in Plovdiv
In the period February 20 to 24 the international Agra 2018 agricultural exhibition takes place in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv.
Anniversary of the death of Vassil Levski
Today is the 146th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest fighters for Bulgarian independence during the period of the Ottoman oprresion
 Bulgarians Celebrate Love of Wine and Each Other
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ST.VLASSIOS/ BLASSIOS (also Hieromartyr Blaise)
Name day of Vlasso
ST. HARALAMBOS (Charalambos) the Martyr
Name day of everyone named Haralampij, Haralambi, Hari, Harry, Valentin/a, Valery, Valeria.
MEETING OF THE LORD
MEETING OF THE LORD
2/2/2019 9:00:00 AM
The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord is among the most ancient feasts of the Christian Church.
WOLF DAYS - February 2-3
WOLF DAYS - February 2-3
2/2/2019 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone names Simeon, Simeonka, Simona, Moncho (February 3rd).
TRIPHON ZAREZAN
TRIPHON ZAREZAN
2/1/2019 8:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Trifon, Trifonka, Lozan
Anniversary of the birth of Baba Vanga, the world-famous BG prophet and clairvoyant
Baba Vanga, born Vangelia Goushterova, (31 January 1911 - 11 August 1996) was a famous Bulgarian prophet that lived in the Rupite area in Rila Mountain, Bulgaria.