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Chinese Cinema Festival to Take Place in Sofia

The Festival of Contemporary Chinese Cinema will take place in Bulgaria's capital between 6 and 13 February.

Society » Culture | January 28, 2015, Wednesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 629

Bulgaria to Host Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2015

It was announced that Bulgaria will host the 2015 Junior Eurovision after the 2014 winners from Italy withdrew from the organziation of the event.

Society » Culture | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1104

Bulgarian Actress Stoyanka Mutafova Storms Guiness Book of World Records

The tireless Stoyanka Mutafova, also famous for her nickname ''Misis Natural Disaster'', could be entered into The Guinness Book of World Records as the actress with the longest active professional career, reported by Tema Daily.

Society » Culture | January 21, 2015, Wednesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1286

Romanians in Bulgaria Mark Day of Culture

Romanians in Bulgaria and worldwide celebrated their day of national culture on Monday.

Society » Culture | January 16, 2015, Friday // 08:42 | Viewed: 1392

Bulgaria Nominates Magurata Cave to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Bulgaria has nominated its Magurata Cave to be put on UNESCO’s list of world cultural and natural heritage sites.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1918

Bulgarian Cinema Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Bulgarian cinema celebrates its centenary on Tuesday, its birthday being the first screening of the movie “Balgaran e galant” (“The Bulgarian Is Gallant”) in 1915.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 957

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova Declared Honorary Citizen of Sofia

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has been declared Honorary Citizen of Sofia.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 09:10 | Viewed: 682

Director Aleksandar Morfov Heads Bulgaria's National Theater after Quitting

Prominent theater director Aleksandar Morfov is the new interim head of the National Theater Ivan Vazov as of Monday, January 5.

Society » Culture | January 5, 2015, Monday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1009

Spain's 'Cultural Earthquake' to Rock Sofia in 2015

An exhibition of works by Pablo Picasso will be one of the central events in the 2015 cultural calendar organized by the Cervantes Institute and the Spanish Embassy in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 09:13 | Viewed: 5437

Balkan Music Star Goran Bregovic Returns for Concert in Sofia

Balkan music star Goran Bregovic and his Weddings and Funeral Orchestra will perform in a concert on Friday at the Arena Armeec in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 16, 2014, Tuesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 979

Caricature Exhibition In Museum Of Socialist Art

The caricature exhibition “25 Years Of Infinite Transition” starts on December 11 in the Museum of Socialist Art in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1129

Los Vivancos Flamenco Show In Sofia

The Los Vivancos troupe will perform in Sofia on December 14 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1085

Institut Francais Opens Cinema Hall In Sofia

The Bulgarian branch of Institute Francais opens a cinema hall in Sofia, at its premises on Slaveikov square.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2014, Thursday // 11:46 | Viewed: 962

International Book Fair Starts In Sofia On Tuesday

The 42-nd edition of the Sofia International Book Fair starts on Tuesday in the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | December 9, 2014, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1245

Raina Kabaivanska To Celebrate Anniversary With Gala Concert

Bulgaria's world famous opera prima Raina Kabaivanska will celebrate her 80-th anniversary with a concert gala on December 15, at Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 8, 2014, Monday // 18:51 | Viewed: 1228

Gus Gus In Sofia

The Icelandic electronic band Gus Gus will perform in Sofia on December 11.

Society » Culture | December 8, 2014, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 735

Boyz II Men In Sofia

The US soul and R&B band Boyz II Men will perform in Sofia on December 12.

Society » Culture | December 8, 2014, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 816

New Book Tells of Ethnic Bulgarians’ Plight in Macedonia After WWII

A long-awaited book by Temelko Neshkov portraying the sufferings of ethnic Bulgarians in the territory of the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia after WWII has left the printing press.

Society » Culture | December 5, 2014, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1921

US Gov't Invests USD 700 000 to Preserve St John Aliturgetos Church in Nessebar

US State Department is providing USD 700 000 to preserve and conserve a 14th Century medieval church, Saint John Aliguretos, in the ancient city of Nesebar, the US Embassy has announced.

Society » Culture | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 12:24 | Viewed: 5221

Sofia Declared UNESCO City of Film - Report

Sofia has been declared a UNESCO City of Film.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2014, Monday // 08:55 | Viewed: 965

UNESCO Adds Production of Chiprovtsi Carpets to ‘Intangible Heritage’ List

The production of Chiprovtsi carpets has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Society » Culture | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 20:24 | Viewed: 1227