More than 40 politicians from European Union member countries are discussing in Sofia the role of culture as a driver of social inclusion, social innovation and intercultural dialogue in European cities and regions. The event has been organized by the European Committee of the Regions. The hosts from Sofia Municipality have presented the experience of the capital city in management of cultural processes, financing of culture via innovative private-public partnerships and renovation of spaces for cultural events. In latest estimates, culture and creativity account for more than 80,000 jobs in Bulgaria.
Bulgarians and Romanians call for building a second bridge between the cities of Rousse and Giurgiu, which would be the third link between Bulgaria and Romania over the Danube. Representatives of state and local authorities of the two cities..
During its visit to the Republic of Korea, a Bulgarian parliamentary delegation, led by National Assembly President Dimitar Glavchev, paid a visit to the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, where the Bulgarian language is also being taught to..
Main buildings and boulevards will be decorated with the symbols of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU. These include the National Palace of Culture, the Boyana Residence, the National Theater, Sofia Airport and the main boulevards..