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New Fund to Raise Money for Culture in Bulgaria's Sofia

A newly founded Cultural Innovation Fund will raise private and public funds for alternative contemporary art, Sofia mayor Yordanka Fandakova announced Monday.

Society » Culture | July 21, 2014, Monday // 15:48 | Viewed: 684

Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo to Apply for UNESCO World Heritage

The town of Veliko Tarnovo is to apply for the inclusion of its natural and historic landmarks into the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2014, Sunday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1286

Pink Floyd to Release New Album in October?

Pink Floyd may be releasing a new record this fall, according to guitarist David Gilmour's wife Polly Samson, who tweeted the news on Saturday morning, reports Yahoo! Music.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2014, Sunday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1259

New Music Festival Takes Place in Bulgaria's Burgas

On August 9, Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Burgas will host the first edition of the Sea Garden Festival.

Society » Culture | July 4, 2014, Friday // 13:50 | Viewed: 1188

Opera in the Park Festival Begins in Bulgaria's Sofia

The summer festival Opera in the Park organized annually by Bulgaria's Sofia Opera and Ballet in the Park of the National Military Academy will be held between July 4-July 27.

Society » Culture | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1068

Cult Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Forced To Cancel Appearance

Cult British fantasy author Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with  Alzheimer's 7 years ago, has pulled out of a Discworld convention later this summer, reports The Guardian.

Society » Culture | July 3, 2014, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1113

'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' Reunion To Be Shown in Sofia Cinemas

The “Monty Python Live (Mostly)” reunion show will be screened in the Sofia Dom na Kinoto cinema and on a screen in the Maimunarnika club, reports Cinefish.

Society » Culture | July 2, 2014, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 972

Michelangelo's Drawings Exhbited in Bulgaria's National Gallery

Three drawings by the great Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarroti will be exhibited in Bulgaria's National Art Gallery in Sofia from 18 September to 15 December.

Society » Culture | June 30, 2014, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 773

Bulgarians Celebrate Saints Peter and Paul’s Day

June 29 marks the day of the Apostles St. Peter and St. Pavel (Paul) in the Bulgarian Orthodox calendar.

Society » Culture | June 29, 2014, Sunday // 11:22 | Viewed: 1078

Love Is Folly Film Vestival in Bulgaria's Varna to Close Saturday

Love Is Folly, one of Bulgaria's first international film festivals, is coming to its end Saturday evening in the Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Culture | June 28, 2014, Saturday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1027

International Jazz Stars Gather in Sofia for “A to Jazz” Festival

The international jazz festival “A to Jazz” will bring to Sofia an array of world class musicians for yet another year.

Society » Culture | June 27, 2014, Friday // 11:07 | Viewed: 1327

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Host Traditional Crafts Week 2014

Bulgaria's city of Plovdiv will host the 8th Traditional Crafts Week from 23 to 29 June, the Regional Ethnographic Museum announced.

Society » Culture | June 24, 2014, Tuesday // 14:32 | Viewed: 680

Bulgaria's Military History Museum Gets International Recognition

Bulgaria's National Museum of Military History was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by one of the world's most popular tourist websites TripAdvisor.

Society » Culture | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 976

Sara Brightman to Perform in Sofia in November

British singer Sara Brightman will perform in Sofia's Arena Armeets on November 12, announced the promoters Karma Events and Balkan Entertainment Company.

Society » Culture | June 18, 2014, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 698

'Game of Thrones' Season Finale Breaks Viewer Record

HBO's blood-drenched “Game of Thrones” fantasy series rounded up 7.1 M total viewers for its Season 4 finale on Sunday in the US, according to Nielsen.

Society » Culture | June 17, 2014, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 716

'Bulgarian Louvre' Project To Open For Visitors in Autumn

The renovation and construction works of three of the four wings of Bulgaria's National Museum Complex, known as the 'Bulgarian Louvre' are complete.

Society » Culture | June 12, 2014, Thursday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1353

Damon Albarn of Gorillaz, Jamiroquai Among Serbian Exit Festival Acts

Grammy award winner Damon Albarn, best known as the frontman of Blur, and co-creator of Gorillaz, will be among the many artists to play at Serbia's EXIT music festival.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2014, Tuesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 1362

Lara Fabian to Perform Two Concerts in Sofia This October

Belgian pop singer Lara Fabian will perform two concerts in Sofia, on October 22 and 23 at the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 1871

Van Gogh Ear Replica Displayed in German Museum

Karlsruhe's Center for Art and Media is exhibiting a genetic copy of the left ear of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, which he cut off in 1888.

Society » Culture | June 4, 2014, Wednesday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1270

Oliver Stone to Make Film on Whistleblower Edward Snowden

Hollywood filmmaker Oliver Stone has announced he will direct a movie on fugitive whistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Society » Culture | June 3, 2014, Tuesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1363

Over 60 Exhibitions Scheduled in Bulgaria’s Month of Photography

The 5th edition of the "Month of Photography" will showcase over 60 exhibitions across Bulgaria throughout June, and the first half of July.

Society » Culture | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2452
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