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November 19, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

An official application has been submitted for 94-year-old Bulgarian Stoyanka Mutafova to be named by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s oldest working stage actress, Bulgaria’s Culture Ministry […]

Vilian Stefanov: Walking 570km on Bulgarian railway lines

November 2, 2016, by

Do you remember Vilian Stefanov? Yeah, he is the guy who crossed Bulgaria by boat and on foot, some two month ago. Now, he embarked on his next crazy ...

Bulgarian expats abroad: From despair to happiness

October 24, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus of

Well over a million Bulgarians live all over the globe. They are musicians in Canada and Germany, nurses in Austria and Italy, factory workers in The ...

Anna Dimitrova: A Bulgarian top manager in Germany

October 17, 2016, by

As a teenager, Anna Dimitrova lived through the collapse of communism. Her father, who suddenly lost his job back then, taught her how to look for new ...

  • Yassen Velchev: The sound of the excavator
    October 6, 2016, by Imanuel Marcus of

    Sofia’s excellent Music Academy has brought up many brilliant musicians, among them the country’s best Folk, Jazz, Fusion and Funk heros. Yassen Velchev’s musical career started long before he entered […]

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    Bulgaria Now podcast: Love leads to Bulgarian wine tours
    September 29, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Danish-born Zina Sorensen and her Bulgarian partner set up in 2015, offering tours of Bulgaria’s wine regions to introduce foreigners to the delights of the country’s cuisine and viniculture. Plovdiv-base ...

  • In Western Bulgaria: The Botanical Garden of Love
    September 4, 2016, by

    Yasen Ivanov opens the gate to his garden on a Saturday in early September, shortly before 10am. He seems to be surprised that there are visitors from Sofia this early. […]