A day in pictures

| updated on 7/17/19 4:12 PM

Prominent Bulgarian car racer Pavel Lefterov made together with Sofia Mayor Yordanka Fandakova the first test drive of the small 6-meter electric bus of the Turkish “Karsan”. Sofia Municipality intends to purchase 30 of these vehicles for lines joining the Underground stations. Photos: sofia.bg

An attractive parade of participants opened the International Folklore Festival “Vitosha” in Sofia. This year’s edition of the festival – 23rd, will continue through July 20. The concerts on the open-air stage at the National Palace of Culture are demonstrating a colorful scope of folklore traditions from different parts of the world.  Photo: BGNES

Dozens of worshipers met part of the relics of St. Martyr Marina at the cathedral temple of the Holy Virgin in Plovdiv. The relics were brought to the city by Greek Bishop Chrysostomos on the occasion of the Patron Day of the Plovdiv-based  bishopric church St. Marina, marked today.  Photo: BTA

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