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Newsletter October 2019

Newsletter Sofia - 2019
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LUFTHANSA PROCLAIMED SOFIA CITY OF THE MONTH


Sofia is one of the many destinations on the map of the major airline carrier Lufthansa, but in September 2019, it was featured on their Travel Guide – on the site of the company, named City of the Month.
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Sofia Municipality was Distinguished for "Establishing Sofia as a Year-Round Tourist Destination"
 
On September 12, 2019, at the Military Club in Sofia, the annual awards for tourism, culture and business "Destination Bulgaria 2019" of K & P Advertising were presented to Bulgarian municipalities for the first time.
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Sofia Municipality Held the Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Culture
 
At an official ceremony on the Day of Sofia - September 17, Sofia Municipality presented the annual awards for outstanding cultural achievements.
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The Russian state TV channel to Film One Day in Sofia
 
With the cooperation of the National Tourism Office of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Russian Federation, Sofia Municipality, through Sofia Tourism Administration, welcomed in Sofia a team of the Russian state television company VGTRK in the days from September 1 to September 4, 2019. more
 
 
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The Festival of Religions Brought Together All Religious Communities in Sofia for the 4th Time
 
On September 19, the fourth edition of the Festival of Religions took place at the Largo in the city of tolerance and religious diversity. more
 
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Sofia Presents a New Archaeological Exposition – Ancient Serdica, on its Festive Day
 
On September 17, the Day of Sofia and the 140th anniversary of the proclamation of the city as the capital of Bulgaria were solemnly celebrated with many concerts, exhibitions and an audio-visual show at Knyaz Alexander I Battenberg Square with 3D mapping.more
 
 
CULTURE AND HERITAGE
 
 
October 14 (Petkovden) - We Honor St Paraskeva (Petka) of Tarnovo
 
St Paraskeva (Petka) is one of the great Bulgarian saints and she is associated with a lot of miracles and beliefs. St Paraskeva (Petka) is an advocate of those in trouble, and a port for those exposed to storms. see
 
 
October 19 - St John of Rila, the Miracle Maker – the most venerated Bulgarian saint
 
John of Rila is the greatest Bulgarian saint, the heavenly protector of all Bulgarians. On October 19, the church honors the modest hermit of Rila who was called an earthly angel and a heavenly man during his lifetime.see
 
 
October 26 - Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki (Dimitrovden/ Dimitar’s Day)
 
On October 26, the Orthodox Church honors Saint Demetrios of Thessaloniki (aka Dimitrovden/ Dimitar’s Day). Protector of Christians, St Demetrios was called Myrrh-streamer because after he was killed in 306 his remains emitted strongly scented liquid myrrh. see
 

EVENTS IN SOFIA IN OCTOBER

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