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Sofia News January 2008

Sofia News January 2008 – paintings of Bulgarian monasteries

Sofia news – where and what to visit in Sofia in January 2008 – paintings of Bulgarian monasteries and climbing the wall in City Center Sofia Mall.

If you like paintings don’t miss the exposition of the Bulgarian monasteries in the National Museum of History.

The oil paintings are created by the artist Rumen Yovov. The exposition is inspired by the Christian Monasteries and their role in preserving the Bulgarian national spirit through the centuries.
»» Sofia News January 2008

Sofia News December 2007

Sofia News, Where to go before Christmas.

Article by Ali Grigorova

Sofia news – To visit the workshop of Santa Claus

There is a workshop of Santa Claus in front of National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Snow-Whites will be there from December 14 to December 23 and will help children make their own Christmas decorations by themselves as well as write letters with their wishes.
»» Sofia News December 2007

Reconstruction works of the oldest known fountain (faucet) started in Kardzhali

Kardzhali municipality, Rotary club and Istikbal foundation initiate reconstruction works of the oldest known fountain Aishe Molla. The plan is to renovate not only the faucet but also the area around it.

The initiation is under the motto “Our fountain is symbol of the tolerance”.

In order to raise money the municipality sells post cards on the value from 1 to 1000 BGN. Cards on the value of 500 and 1000 BGN are silver and gold-plated. On the card’s façade you can see the construction plan and on the other side is the legend about Aishe Molla fountain as is written from Mara Mihailova in her book “Kardzhali”.

You can buy such cards from the municipality lobby and some non government organizations took the responsibility to find market for donation cards. Every card will have unique number and names of the people who bought them will be written on the plaque which will be put on the fountain.

Raised money will be used for fountain renovation. The purpose is to raise 55 000 BGN for flooring and 30 000 BGN for lighting.Pictures of the construction plan:
»» Reconstruction works of the oldest known fountain (faucet) started in Kardzhali

3 Miracle Working Icons in Sofia from 3 Bulgarian Monasteries

Three miracle working icons gathered in Sofia to help discharge Bulgarian nurses and Palestinian doctor locked up in Lebanon jail. All three icons of Virgin Mary are famous because of the miracles they can do and Bulgarians believe that if all people come at one place and pray together this is enormous power in favor of unfair kept in prison nurses and doctor.

Queue in front of Alexander Nevski for miracle working icons of virgin Mary

The initial plan was to return back icons in their monasteries after the pray, but people from all parts of Bulgaria continue coming and waiting to see icons from close.

There was a huge queue in front of the Alexander Nevski cathedral. These days temperatures in Sofia were very high but even under the danger of heat stroke people patiently wait for their turn to see miracle working icons of Virgin Mary.
»» 3 Miracle Working Icons in Sofia from 3 Bulgarian Monasteries

Iron Maiden Again in Bulgaria

Iron Maiden starring at the sixth edition of Arena Music – the biggest music fest in Bulgaria

Iron Maiden again in BulgariaThe concert will take place on the 4th of July 2007, at Lokomotiv football stadium in Sofia. Last year Depeche Mode had concert at the same place, where they sang in front of 40 K people.
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Map of European Union

On the 1st of January, 2007 the map of European Union was enlarged with 2 more countries – Bulgaria and Romania. With this accession the number of countries members of EU became 27.

map of European Union
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