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.
The Bulgarian Construction Chamber promised to build 10 new homes for people whose properties were destroyed in last year’s train blast in Hitrino and 9 of them have already been fully built, Bulgaria’s Minister of Regional Development and Public..
Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov is to pay a working visit to London on December 11 at the invitation of the British Premier Theresa May. Premiers Borissov and May will discuss possibilities for broader cooperation between the two countries in the..
Turkey’s border police detained 29 migrants in their attempt to cross the Bulgaria-Turkey border illegally. The migrants are nationals of Iraq, Syria and Pakistan. They were divided into two groups and were hiding at different places near the..