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Happy day of Sofia!

This year the Bulgarian capital is celebrating throughout the whole month and is offering a variety of cultural and sport events

  • September 17, 2018 10:40
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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On September 17, when the Christian world commemorates the holy martyrs Faith, Hope and Love and their mother Sophia, the Bulgarian capital celebrates its own city holiday. This year the Sofia is celebrating throughout the whole month and is offering a variety of cultural and sport events including the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship, three FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship games, as it is the European Capital of Sport 2018. On the other hand, Sofia Restaurant Week also invites you to discover the tastes of Sofia in the capital’s marvelous restaurants.

On the day of Sofia - September 17, will be organized many ceremonies, celebrations and concerts. The official ceremony of raising the flag of Sofia and Blessing of Water will take place at 11:30 am in front of Saint Sophia Basilica. At midday locals and tourists can enjoy Sofia Jazz Formation’s concert in front of Sofia History Museum. Sofia Municipality’s awards ceremony for outstanding achievements in the field of culture will be held in Ivan Vazov National Theatre at 7 pm. Also, Fire Theatre will perform A Game of Imagination in the City Garden at 8:30 pm.

Source: Visit Sofia



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