Bulgarian City of Plovdiv Officially Designated as European Capital of Culture 2019

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Brussels, May 19 (BTA correspondent Nikolay Jeliazkov) – The Council of the EU officially designated the south-central
Bulgarian city of Plovdiv as a European Capital of Culture in 2019.  After the decision was stated, Plovdiv Mayor Ivan Totev congratulated Bulgaria, because this is the first time a Bulgarian city is designated as a European culture capital.
Speaking to journalists in Brussels, Totev explained that this is a huge opportunity for promoting Bulgarian culture. More…