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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...
Ivan Nichev?s TV film ?Baj Ganyo Returns from Europe? soon to be released
The four series of the BNT-produced TV film ?Baj Ganyo?s  Return from Europe? of the eminent Bulgarian director Ivan Nichev are still being continuity-edited. The new in the ?Return ?? TV film...
St. Vassilij's Day
St. Vassilij's Day
1/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
On January 1st, the Eastern Orthodox Church commemorates St. Vassilij the Great (or as in the Greek calendar, St.Basil). Patriarch Maxim served a prayer mass at the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral i...
In hopes for the new year
In hopes for the new year
12/31/2003 12:00:00 AM
Bulgaria is meeting the new year in very sad mood, mourning for the five young men who lost their lives in service under the flag... Therefore it is a hard moment for merry wishes and joyful celebr...
A Day of National Mourning
A Day of National Mourning
12/30/2003 12:00:00 AM
At 02:25 a.m., December 30th, the military airplane carrying the bodies of the five dead soldiers who died after the deadly attacks in Karbala on December 27, landed at the Sofia airport, met by th...
A sad moment
A sad moment
12/29/2003 12:00:00 AM
Bulgarian Defence Minister and high ranking army officers flew to Iraq to meet our peace-keeping battalion and the injured Bulgarian soldiers in the hospitals of Karbala, Babyl and Baghdad, and to ...
Fifth Bulgarian soldier died in Iraq
Fifth Bulgarian soldier died in Iraq
12/28/2003 12:00:00 AM
Nikolay Saraev, Lieutenant, 27 years old, died in Baghdad today, being very seriously wounded in yesterday's terrorist attack against the Bulgarian military base in the Iraqi town of Karbala. ...
Four Bulgarian soldiers lost their lives in Iraq
Four Bulgarian Peace-Keeping Forces soldiers lost their lives on Saturday, December 27th, in the Iraqi town of Karbala. They died after a terrorist attack (a car bomb explosion) in the Bulgarian ca...
Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas!
12/25/2003 12:00:00 AM
Merry Christmas to all!  Plovdiv Guide wishes you a very merry Christmas. Lots of health, happiness and luck. We wish you all the best for the upcoming year. God bless you!\r\nLet the B...
Christmas Eve celebrations
Christmas Eve celebrations
12/24/2003 12:00:00 AM
According to Bulgarian tradition: The Christmas celebrations start on December 24th, called ?Badni Vecher? (meaning Christmas Eve, or Small Christmas). Carol singers, or as they ar...
Disabled People Rehabilitation Centre
Disabled People Rehabilitation Centre
12/23/2003 12:00:00 AM
Disabled People Rehabilitation Centre opened on December 22nd, at 1 Ranni List Str. in Plovdiv. VIP guests at the opening included the Mayor of Region West in Plovdiv, Mrs. Vakrilova, the Plovdiv M...