Slavi Trifonov

Sofia Central Area Effectively Blocked over 'Referendum Concert'

Sofia's downtown area is being subjected to a blockade for most of the weekend ahead of a concert staged by talkshow host Slavi Trifonov.

The unprecedented security measures have sparked controversy as the concert is part of Slavi Trifonov's campaigning for his referendum on several political issues.

Sofia Centre To Be Blocked for Trifonov Concert

The centre of the capital will be blocked from Friday night until Sunday morning because of the concert of Slavi Trifonov, scheduled for Saturday morning at Orlov most (Eagles Bridge).

Over 20 check points, 100 representatives of the organiser, 70 employees of Sofia Municipality and a sufficient number of policemen will guarantee the safety and security of citizens during the event.

Bulgarian TV Host Registers Committee for Referendum on Political System

Bulgarian talkshow host Slavi Trifonov has filed the documents of an initiative committee that will lead the campaign for his referendum on the politial system.

Registration started earlier in September as Bulgaria braces for a 2-in-1 vote, with presidential elections and the referendum due on November 06.

Bulgarian Businessman Tables Fuel Prices Referendum

A Varna-based delivered on Tuesday some 100 000 additional signatures in an effort to make his 5-point referendum compulsory.

Veselin Mareshki, who says he will be running for President in the autumn, tabled a proposal earlier this year to hold a second poll with five questions, following the one by TV show host Slavi Trifonov which Parliament had approved.