Provinces of Bulgaria

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Marks the Assumption of Mary

On the 15th of August, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, reports BNT. 

The day, also known as the Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, is one of the twelve great feasts in the church calendar. Festive liturgies will be held in all temples across the country.

New Cases of ASF in Smolyan and Shumen Have Been Confirmed

The BFSA urges the public to implement prevention and biosecurity measures.
The first cases of the disease African swine fever (ASF) has been established in the Smolyan and Shumen regions.

Two positive swine fever samples have been found in a study of dead wild boar material found near the Dospat village of Zmeitsa, according to the BTA Regional Food Safety Directorate.

In Four Locations in Sofia - Free Mineral Water Due to the Hot Weather

Due to the expected high temperatures, the Sofia Municipality will distribute mineral water free of charge to four locations in Sofia.
On the square in front of St. Nedelya Church, on the Eagle Bridge near Ariana Lake, on the pylons of the National Palace of Culture and on Slaveykov Square.

Sofia Municipality Will Give Free Mineral Water Bottles Due to the High Temperatures

From 14:00 today, in connection with the high summer temperatures, the SofiaMunicipality organizes the distribution of mineral water. This will happen at four points - in the square space at the temple "Sveta Nedelya'', ''Orlov Most'' (''Eagle Bridge'') - near Ariana Lake, in front of the National Palace of Culture and Slaveikov Square.

The Launch of Third Metro Line in Sofia is Postponed to February 2020

The launch of the third line of the Sofia subway is postponed to February 2020. So far, the first metro trains in the section from Krasno Selo to Patriarch Evtimii were expected to start in September. The delay is due to the duration of the train tests and the overall automatics, explained to BNR the director of Metropolitan Sofia Stoyan Bratoev. "This is a new generation of control systems.

Increase in the Thefts at the Seaside

The most frequent are the thefts in Varna, Burgas and Dobrich regions, NOVA TV reported.

At the height of summer, thefts at the seaside increase. Since the beginning of the year, over 3,500 thefts have occurred in the Varna, Burgas and Dobrich regions.

In June and July alone, personal property encroachments in the Varna region are 456, in Burgas - 441, and in Dobrich - 83.

Construction of the ''Golden Age'' Building in Lozenets Will Continue

The construction of the ''Golden Age'' building in Lozenets will continue.

This was announced in a letter to the media from Artex. They indicate that as a result of the work stoppage, they suffered losses of BGN 1.8 million. According to the company, the court confirmed that the building permit was valid.

A Roman Wall Was Found During the Renovation of 'Malko Tarnovo'' Street

A Roman wall was found during the renovation work started on the capital's street "Malko Tarnovo". The find was confirmed by Sofia Municipality.

The refurbishment of the route began on July 23 and will continue until September 15.

The renovation project is a partnership between the BLD construction company, Serafimov Architectural Studio and Sofia Municipality.

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