Bulgaria's oldest city honored as European culture capital

Workers prepare fireworks at Plovdiv's second century AD amphitheatre, ahead of the opening ceremony of Plovdiv as the European Capital of Culture, in Bulgaria, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Plovdiv is the first Bulgarian town named to celebrate the most prestigious cultural initiative of the European Union, along with the Italian city of Matera as the twin European Capital of Culture for 2019. (AP Photo)

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