Current News

Current News

Plovdiv is part of the Earth Marathon of the Japanese actor and runner Hazama Kanpei

Plovdiv is part of the Earth Marathon of the Japanese actor and runner Hazama Kanpei

12/2/2009 3:57:06 PM

The marathon actor-runner Hazama Kanpei will be crossing the city of Plovdiv today, Dec.2, 2009 on his world marathon called Earth Marathon. For one year he has covered more than 28,000 km sailing and running.

http://earthmarathon.ning.com/


...........


Here is the info on the marathon in the Japanese medias: 

Comedian Hazama Shigemi (better known as "Kanpei" Hazama) began his 36,000km circumnavigating run and sail in Dec.2008.

Hazama's adventure is titled "Earth Marathon", and will see him sail 16,000km and run 10 hours a day when on dry land. The journey aims to draw attention to Tokyo's bid for the 2016 Olympics.

Hazama's website earth-marathon.com will be posting video of the adventure at regular intervals.

 

ST. PROCOPIUS, the Bee-Keeper
ST. PROCOPIUS, the Bee-Keeper
7/8/2020 9:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Prokopi.
July 7, 1550: Europeans Discover Chocolate
1550: Chocolate is introduced in Europe, and the Mexican drink creates a passion that endures after nearly half a millennium.
International Kissing Day
International Kissing Day
7/6/2020 11:00:00 AM
Today is International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day. As the author of The Science of Kissing, what better way to celebrate than to share some fascinating facts about kissing:
 125 years of the bloody murder of Stefan Stambolov (January 31 1854 – July 6 1895)
Stambolov was born on January 31st, 1854, in the town of Veliko Turnovo. His ancestors originated from the small town of Tryavna.
SUMMER ATANASSOVDEN
SUMMER ATANASSOVDEN
7/5/2020 10:00:00 AM
Name day of everyone named Atanas, Atanaska (although they rather celebrate on January 18th of each year).
July Morning- once again on the seashore with Uriah Heep
The sun rises every day, but it is probably only on 1 July that the sunrise is given a rapturous welcome accompanied by beer, rock music and bonfires.
ST. COSMAS AND ST. DAMIAN Feastday (The Holy Healers Day)
The day of the Christian saints Cosmas and Damian (in BG version: Kozma and Damyan) is considered a very big feastday.
Today is PAVLYOVDEN (ST. PAUL’s Day)
Name day of everyone named  Pavel, Pavlina, Polya.
Today is PETROVDEN (ST. PETER S Day)
Name day of everyone named Peter, Penka, Kamen, Pencho, Peyo, Pesho, Petrana, Petrana; also Assen, Assya, Apostol, Krum, Chavdar
Ivan Vazov (June 27, 1850 - September 22, 1921)
Ivan Vazov was a Bulgarian poet, novelist and playwright. He was born in Sopot, a town situated in the Rose valley of Bulgaria.