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350 Participants From 10 Countries Arrive For Architectural SHARE Forum2019 in Sofia

The International Architectural Forum SHARE Sofia 2019 will begin tomorrow, May 30, 2019, at the National Palace of Culture (NDK) - Congress Center Sofia.

The event will bring together 350 participants from Bulgaria, USA, Turkey, Denmark, Poland, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Greece, Montenegro and Serbia.

EU Election Results Only Worsen Balkans’ Bleak Perspectives

Meanwhile, the election results will change little in terms of the EU bleak perspective of Western Balkan aspirant members.

Oddly, this is not only because of the rise of populism and Euroscepticism. It has more to do with the attitude of the traditional European conservatives, liberals and their partners on the left.

Turnout in Eastern Europe Has Increased in Comparison to the European Elections Five Years Ago

  
    In Hungary, 17.2% of voters voted around 8.00 am compared with 11.5% five years ago.
    Observers in Slovakia predict a turnout of about 20 per cent. Although it is still low, it is higher than 13 percent in 2014.
    Electoral activity in the European elections in Slovakia was the lowest in the EU since its accession to the bloc in 2004, the DPA notes.

Apple Pay Comes to Bulgaria

Apple Pay makes its way to Bulgaria. The British fintech Monese has officially announced that it will start offering this service to its customers in 13 new countries, including ours.

Apple Pay gives you the opportunity to pay with your iPhone or Apple Watch by typing your card number in the special app. With the NFC chip you can pay anywhere you pay with a contactless card.

Slovenia to host ice hockey division I world championship in 2020

The formal decision to select the host of the 2020 World Championship Division I will be made in Bratislava on Friday, but it is already clear that this will be Slovenia as the country has remained the only candidate.

Parties deem EU's role in fight against climate change crucial

The conservative alliance of the Democratic Party (SDS) and People's Party (SLS), which has been leading in the opinion polls, argues that the EU as the most advanced society must initiate environmental-friendly technological solutions.

They also believe that more should be done to switch to clean energy sources and to a circular economy.

Slovenia celebrating second international World Bee Day

The international day acknowledging the role of bees and other pollinators for the ecosystem is observed on 20 May, the birthday of Slovenian Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, born in 1734.

30 Embassies and international representations in Bucharest send message on International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia

Approximately 30 Embassies and the European Commission Representation in Romania conveyed a joint message of solidarity with all the marginalised groups and against discrimination on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and, on this occasion, they underscore the governments' obligation to protect all citizens from violence and discrimination." "On the occasion of

Most parties against renationalising EU policies

A resolute no to bringing some policies back under the national umbrella comes from several non-parliamentary parties and lists, with Good State saying "No, we are against nationalist tendencies!". The Greens have a similar view, whereas the Let's Connect list even advocates a common green tax policy.

Serbian MP blasts CoE commissioner over criticism of law

The legislation is named after a teenager abducted and murdered several years ago, and aims to introduce life sentence for those found guilty of committing the most serious crimes.

BCUC, Bakalina Velika, DakhaBrakha, Kokoroko, Liniker e os Caramelows, Yonatan Gat and many more at the 35th Druga Godba festival

This time the festival organiser, Zavod Druga Godba, has joined forces with three co-producers: Cankarjev Dom and Kino Šiška in Ljubljana and, for the first time in the festival's long history, Narodni Dom in Maribor. Six organisations from the partner cities of Birmingham, Dublin, Helsinki, Lodz, London and Lyon will also be taking part.

Exhibition celebrating Slovenian ballet centenary

The jubilee exhibition will feature stories of ballet dancers, posters, handbills, photographs and costumes, housed by Slovenian archives, museums, theatres, the national television broadcaster, ballet dancers themselves and appreciators of ballet.

Import Tariff Fails to Benefit Kosovo, Study Shows

The food processing industry in Kosovo did not increase production or employment as a result of the 100-per-cent tariff applied to goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina last November, a study by the GAP Institute think tank, published on Sunday, shows.

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