Exploring The Roman Stadium In Plovdiv: A Window Into Ancient Sports And History

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of ancient sports and history at the Roman Stadium in Plovdiv. This remarkable structure, modeled after the Delphi Stadium, offers a window into the past, allowing visitors to witness the grandeur and excitement of sports contests, gladiator fights, and animal battles that once took…

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Dzhumaya Mosque: The Oldest Ottoman Religious Monument In Plovdiv

In the heart of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, stands a remarkable testament to history and faith: Dzhumaya Mosque, the oldest Ottoman religious monument in the city. This magnificent Muslim temple, also known as Hüdavendigâr Camii or Cuma Camii, holds a significant place in the Balkans as one of the earliest Ottoman architectural gems. Built upon the former…

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Exploring Plovdiv Through ‘News From Home’: A Collaborative Photo Essay Exhibition

Discover the beauty and complexity of the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv through the eyes of its residents in the ‘News From Home – Plovdiv’ project. Created by Dutch artists Jannemarein Renout and Mariëlle Videler, the photo essay captures the essence of Plovdiv’s rich history, diverse culture, and unique character. The project celebrates the city and its residents as well as promoting cross-cultural understanding. The exhibition will take place at Plovdiv’s City Art Gallery and will also be available online. Learn more about the project, the residency experience, and its impact and legacy in this article.

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