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Sofia's MENAR Film Festival to Feature Central Asian, Indian Productions

An enhanced presence of movies from Central Asia, the Caucasus, India and Indonesia will complement this year's Middle East and North Africa (MENAR) Film Festival beginning next week in Sofia, organizers say.

Society » Culture | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2381

Deep Purple's Farewell Tour to Include Sofia

Legendary rock band Deep Purple will perform in Bulgaria's capital Sofia as part of its last tour, the Long Goodbye, next year, organizers of the concert say.

Society » Culture | December 19, 2016, Monday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3444

One Man Party's 4th Edition to Feature Foreign D&B Guru

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is to host the One Man Party musical marathon for the fourth time on Friday, with iconic D&B musician Limewax to join the 7-h-long performance, organizers say.

Society » Culture | December 12, 2016, Monday // 22:00 | Viewed: 2291

Two Bulgarians Vying for Grammy Awards

Bulgrian operatic soprano Sonya Yoncheva and violin virtuoso Vesko Eschkenazy are on track to get Grammy Awards in February, having been nominated in two classical music categories.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2016, Friday // 06:42 | Viewed: 5098

Northern Lights Film Festival Begins in Sofia on Wednesday

The opening of the Northern Lights Film Festival's eighth edition is due in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on December 07, Wednesday, organizers say.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2016, Wednesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3195

Bulgaria's Koprivshtitsa Festival Added to UNESCO Heritage List

A festival in the Bulgarian town of Koprivshtisa has been included in the intangible cultural heritage list of UNESCO, the UN cultural body, the organization says.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2494

St Nicholas Day Marked in Bulgaria on Tuesday

The Day of St Nicholas (Nikola), the patron of fisherman, sailors, merchants and bankers, is being marked nationwide by Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria on Monday, December 06.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2016, Tuesday // 09:40 | Viewed: 2992

Exhibition about Lion as Symbol of Bulgarians Still Running in Bucharest

Bulgarians living in Bucharest, Romanian cultural figures, diplomats from different countries and Romanians tempted to know Bulgaria gathered on November 07 at the National Museum of History in Bucharest for the opening of an exhibition titled The Lion –

Society » Culture | December 5, 2016, Monday // 15:49 | Viewed: 3604

Theodore Ushev's Animation with Chance for Oscar Nominations 2017

Short animation directed by Theodore Ushev, using Georgi Gospodinov's story Blind Vaysha was included in the list of top 10 proposals, one of which will be selected for Oscar nominations 2017, according to WebCafe.

Society » Culture | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 3431

Zoetrope - Bulgarian Animation Worth Watching

Today, November, 29, will be projected the full-length version of the animation Zoetrope by Sotir and Penko Gelevi. It takes several years and over 100 000 drawings and the result we will see in Cinema Lumiere, 18.30.

Society » Culture | November 29, 2016, Tuesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 3903

Bulgaria Marks Theatres Night on Saturday

Fifteen Bulgarian towns and cities are celebrating the Theatres Night on Saturday, with visitors being allowed behind the curtains a number of theaters performing late into the evening.

Society » Culture | November 19, 2016, Saturday // 09:32 | Viewed: 6445

Bulgaria Nominates Stoyanka Mutafova for Guinness Book of Records

A proposal for listing the name of Stoyanka Mutafova in the Guinness Book of Records has been officially submitted by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London with the support of the outgoing Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 44298

Artists from Finland Show Bulgarian Folk Proverbs in 'Cabinets of Wisdom' Exhibition

How one Finland artist understands Bulgarian folk wisdom like ''Drop by drop, a whole lake becomes'' or ,,The tongue has no bones but is strong enough to break bones''?

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 5258

HippieLandia Festival To Come Back with Club Event on November 12

For the second time this year  HippieLandia Festival will gather at one place a great number of  foreign and local artist from the electronic  music scene  - DBridge, Skeptical, The Hacker, Birben, Soulnd AATM, D-Mental, Roboknob Live and JVDB.

Society » Culture | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:25 | Viewed: 7443

Woody Allen, Emir Kusturica with Their New Hits during Kinomania in Plovdiv

The 11th edition of Kinomania in Plovdiv will be held from November 18 until December 1, 2016.

Society » Culture | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 2414

Kinomania Festival to Feature New Almod?var, Woody Allen, Mel Gibson Movies

Kinomania, one of the landmark film festivals in Sofia, begins next week, offering both newly released movies and masterpieces of the past few decades.

Society » Culture | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 4979

Bulgarian Architect Shoots Documentary on Glagolitic Script

A Bulgarian architect has made a documentary about the Glagolitic alphabet, the oldest known Slavic alphabet, daily 24 reports.

Society » Culture | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 9127

Orthodox Christians Hail St Demetrius

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria, Greece and other churches observing the Gregorian calendar are celebrating Wednesday the holiday of St Demetrius.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 12136

Bulgaria's Rakursi Gallery To Present Moonlight Reflections-Guanlan by Veliko Marinchevski

The Rakursi Gallery will present the exhibition Moonlight Reflections – Guanlan by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2589

So Independent Festival To Host Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes Movies in Sofia

Independent American and European movies from the latest editions of the Sundance, Traibeca and Cannes festivals will be shown in Sofia as part of the So Independent Festival which begins on October 27.

Society » Culture | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 21:57 | Viewed: 6108

Stage of Centuries Opera Season To Be Launched in Bulgaria's Tarnovo in 2017

The preparation for the Second Summer Season of Bulgarian Opera Theatres “Stage of Centuries” has begun with a working meeting of the mayor Veliko Tarnovo Daniel Panov, and the directors and representatives of the state operas in Varna, Plovdiv, Stara Zag

Society » Culture | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 22:02 | Viewed: 6464
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