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Azam Ali to Perform in Sofia in October

Iranian American singer and musician Azam Ali is to play with her band Niyaz in Sofia, organizers of the concert have said.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 15:27 | Viewed: 22269

Rozhen Folklore Fair Begins Near Bulgaria's Smolyan

The traditional festival of folklore and livestock breeding, held on the meadows in the area of Rozhen near the town of Smolyan in the Rhodope mountains, began on Friday.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2016, Friday // 17:08 | Viewed: 2008

Bansko Jazz Festival to Feature Musicians from 3 Continents

The latest edition of the International Jazz Festival in Bansko is due to begin on August 06.

Society » Culture | July 14, 2016, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 22397

Kyustendil Honours Famous Bulgarian Painter with Large-Scale Portrait on Square

The Bulgarian town of Kyustendil honoured Vladimir Dimitrov – Maystora (The Master) with a large-scale portrait of him drawn on the central square.

Society » Culture | July 9, 2016, Saturday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2495

Protesters Continue to Demand Resignation of Bulgaria's Culture Minister

A new protest demanding the resignation of Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has been scheduled to take place on Friday in front of the building of the culture ministry.

Society » Culture | July 8, 2016, Friday // 21:13 | Viewed: 1948

Sofia Breathes Festival to Change Venues This Year

The Sofia Breathes urban culture festival will surprise its guests this August as organizers say its latest edition will be held on different streets than those used before.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 15098

The Fisherman and the Goldfish Have Their Statue in Bulgaria’s Varna

The Fisherman and the Goldfish now have their statue in Varna, a favourite tourist destination on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 1957

A to JazZ Festival Brings US Legends to Sofia in July

Sofia will be hosting the A to JazZ Festival between July 01 and 03, an event introducing global and Bulgarian jazz musicians to the audience.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 08:59 | Viewed: 3293

Zenith Fusion Festival: Music, Cinema and Insight into Life in Rhodope Mountains

Musicians and DJs from the region and beyond, documentaries, lectures and workshops - these are the highlights of Zenith Fusion Festival which begins on Friday in the Rhodope village of Dolen, in Blagoevgrad region.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2016, Wednesday // 08:39 | Viewed: 1718

Sofia Joins Fete de la Musique With Free Concerts on Three Stages

For the first time, the Bulgarian capital will become part of one of the most popular international street music festivals, Fete de la Musique on Tuesday.

Society » Culture | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 7334

Bulgarian-born Artist Christo Amazes World with Floating Piers

Bulgarian-born artist Christo Javacheff has once again amazed the world with his latest installation Floating Piers, which is on display in Italy’s Lake Iseo between June 18 and July 3.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2016, Sunday // 15:33 | Viewed: 3911

Israeli Author Ellis Shuman to Present New Book in Bulgaria

Ellis Shuman, the Israeli author whose second novel had its world premiere in Bulgarian, is to present the book in person in central Sofia on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2977

International Yoga Day to Be Marked in Bulgaria Next Week

Sixteen Bulgarian cities will be part of the International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21, the organizers have said.

Society » Culture | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 7016

Lidia Ganeva to Represent Bulgaria at 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Lidia Ganeva won Bulgaria's national selection for the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | June 12, 2016, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 3345

First Festival of Italian Cinema to Begin in Sofia on Tuesday

The Bulgarian capital will host the "First festival of Italian cinema in Bulgaria – David di Donatello Award" between May 31 and June 6.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2016, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 4063

Bulgaria's National Art Gallery Square 500 Hosts Indonesian Batik, Bali Art Exhibition

The National Art Gallery Square 500 in the Bulgarian capital is hosting an exhibition of Indonesian batik and Bali art between May 21 and June 26.

Society » Culture | May 26, 2016, Thursday // 13:02 | Viewed: 5505

Festival Italiano in Bulgaria 2016: Music, Cinema, Cuisine and Much More

The Italian Festival in Bulgaria begins on Tuesday, May 17, with a range of cinema, theater, food and trade events to offer “the best to represent Italy”, organizers have said.

Society » Culture | May 17, 2016, Tuesday // 20:43 | Viewed: 13878

European Night of Museums to Be Celebrated in Bulgaria on May 21

A number of Bulgarian towns and cities will take part in this year's European Night of Museums on May 21.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2016, Monday // 09:42 | Viewed: 4458

Bulgaria to Make Its Second Appearance at Eurovision Final on Saturday

Bulgarian singer Poli Genova will perform her song “If Love Was a Crime” at the final of this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2016, Saturday // 12:10 | Viewed: 3494

Bulgaria's Poli Genova Proceeds to Eurovision Final

Bulgarian singer Poli Genova, who represents Bulgaria at this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "If Love Was a Crime", qualified for the final which will take place in Stockholm on Saturday.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2016, Friday // 00:09 | Viewed: 5147

Bulgaria's Poli Genova to Perform at Eurovision Semifinal on Thursday

The Bulgarian representative at this year's edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Poli Genova, will perform in the second semifinal taking place in Stockholm on Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | May 12, 2016, Thursday // 10:16 | Viewed: 2888