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Rick Steves Films in Bulgaria

Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves was in Bulgaria in May to shoot a video for his travel series. One of America’s most respected authorities on international travel was a guest at Amb. Eric Rubin’s residence and took part in the making of a short promotional video for American tourists coming to Bulgaria.
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USS Porter Arrives in Varna

The USS Porter began a visit to Varna on June 8, 2016, in order to conduct routine operations during a routine deployment. CDR Andria Slough is USS Porter’s commanding officer. The ship’s operations in the Black Sea are meant to enhance maritime security and stability in the region, and naval capability with our allies and ...
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Sofia Pride 2016

The 9th annual Sofia Pride and march in support of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people will take place on Saturday, 18 June 2016. The gathering place will be in front of the Soviet Army Monument starting at 5:00 pm. Sofia Pride is the biggest annual event dedicated to the ...
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Amalipe Open Hearts Festival

From June 3rd to 5th U.S. Embassy Political/Economic Officer Justin Heung participated in the Center for Interethnic Dialogue and Tolerance Amalipe’s 13th Annual Children’s Roma Festival “Open Hearts” in Veliko Tarnovo.  This year’s festival focused on the themes of friendship and tolerance.  Eighteen hundred children from more than 100 schools that represent different ethnic groups ...
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Summer Lacrosse Camp

Former Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Chase Philpot continues to work with the Lacrosse team he started in Burgas last year.  Bulgarian teams participated in a Lacrosse Camp this past week in preparation for the first ever international tournament in Burgas to be held July 1-3, with teams from Poland, Turkey and Switzerland competing for first ...
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