In our series “Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture, 2019”, Radio Bulgaria presents some of the highlights in the cultural calendar of the first Bulgarian city selected to be a cultural capital of Europe.
Here you will find intriguing information about the history, the life and the authentic spirit of one of the oldest still-inhabited cities on the continent – Plovdiv.
One of the emblems of the current European Capital of Culture – Plovdiv, is its preserved old part. Situated on three of the six hills of the city, Old Plovdiv is a place where many ancient and medieval monuments stand side by side. It is also..
As part of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019, the Regional Ethnographic Museum in the city has prepared an interesting exhibition looking back at the times of the National Revival. Guests and residents of the city will be able to enjoy a..
In the recent years Plovdiv has been attracting various foreign investors who launched their production bases in the city economic zone. As a result, unemployment levels in this Bulgarian region fell significantly. In 2019 the city of 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..
Plovdiv and Matera – the two European Capitals of Culture with ancient history, have turned to traditions, looking for similarities between them. But they are also looking forward to getting to know each other through the language of art. When..
An exhibition entitled "Smoke. Stories of Tobacco” is on display in Plovdiv’s “Tobacco Town” and tells about the 150-year-long history of tobacco industry in Bulgaria - from the first nicotine traces in the Ottoman Empire to the artistic images in works..
The song is the shortest music piece which can tell a huge story in several minutes only and let you sink into its depths and perspectives, Miroslava Katsarova said several days before her concert IMAGINE on January 25 at..
This year Bulgaria marks 90 th anniversary since the birth of Yordan Radichkov (24.10.1929). He was an unsurpassed master of the short story, exceptional playwright and script writer, two times nominated for Nobel Prize in literature...
The children’s educational center Muzeiko presents its latest travelling exhibition Evrika in Plovdiv. The exhibition will remain in this city until the end of 2019, in order to acquaint the residents and guests of the European..
The cultural achievements of the European civilization swept over the newly-liberated Bulgarian state at the end of the 19 th and start of the 20 th century, warmly received by the enthusiastic Bulgarians thirsty for new knowledge..
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As part of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019, the Regional Ethnographic Museum in the city has prepared an interesting exhibition looking..
One of the emblems of the current European Capital of Culture – Plovdiv, is its preserved old part. Situated on three of the six hills of the city,..