Less than 6 weeks before the start of the largest rowing championship in Plovdiv everything is ready
05 Aug 2018
"Less than 6 weeks before the start of the largest rowing championship in Plovdiv everything on the Canal is ready" - this was announced by the FISA representative Cameron Allen. "So far, the Organizing Committee has done well with the organisational processes and I believe they will do even better with the current challenge". Mr. Allen said. “18 years after…
Second rowing channel in Plovdiv is coming
28 Jul 2018
“Within a year, Plovdiv will have a second rowing channel.” - said the mayor of the city eng. Ivan Totev. This became clear yesterday when SAC rejected the appeal of two organizations that were against its construction. Now there are no obstacles and during the World Rowing Championships in September the first sod will be made. It will be situated…
The tickets for 2018 World Rowing Championships are already on sale
02 May 2018
The Organising Committee informs all the interested that the official sale of tickets for 2018 World Rowing Championships is starting today. The championship will take place in Plovdiv from 9th to 16th September. The tickets will be sold here The tickets are valid for all competition days and enables you to enjoy everything the event provides. The ticket prices are:…
The Rowing Channel in Plovdiv is almost ready for the World Rowing Championship in September
30 Jan 2018
A team of the World Rowing Federation /FISA/ is on a two-day visit in Plovdiv in order to check the readiness of the Rowing Channel for the World Rowing Championship that will take place between 8th and 16th of September. So far Bulgaria has only hosted European Rowing Championships and World Youth Championships so a competition on such scale will…
World Rowing commits to UNESCO World Heritage sites
27 Jan 2018
The World Rowing Federation, FISA, is the first global sports body to pledge to protect UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This commitment has developed out of World Rowing’s Clean Water partnership with WWF and responds to concerns raised by UNESCO of past negative impacts by sports on World Heritage sites. World Rowing recognises that large sporting events can have a negative…
04 Jan 2018
Plovdiv is the second largest and important city in Bulgaria. It is situated on both banks of Maritsa River in the Upper Valley at 42 ° 9 ‘north latitude and 24 ° 45′ east longitude, and the lowest point is at 160 m above sea level. The area is 101.981 square kilometers with population about 365,000 people. Plovdiv is strategically…
Plovdiv has serious experience in organizing great championships and is preparing for another great forum
03 Jan 2018
The deputy mayor of Plovdiv Georgi Tityukov announced that it has been 3 years since the work on Maritsa Eco park project including the construction of second rowing channel began. He informed that the municipality had invested the total amount of 8 million leva since 2011 in the existing channel. “I have inspected closely the previous championships. That is why…
Plovdiv will be European capital of culture in 2019
02 Jan 2018
The “Together” concept with which Plovdiv won the competition for European capital of culture in 2019 unites people from different age, ethnicity, belief and jobs. All these people share common vision on the cultural development of the city and the whole South Central region in Bulgaria. Thanks to this concept Plovdiv will have few totally new public space such as…
Over 1200 applications for the World Rowing Championship in Plovdiv
01 Jan 2018
Plovdiv will host the Men’s World Rowing Championship that will take place between 9th and 16th September 2018. Over 1200 candidates have applied for participation so far. “The Rowing channel is a well-known destination. Our channel is famous for its unique location. It gives equal conditions to all rowers regardless of the lane in which they compete. Very few channels…


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