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Baca Concert Set to Open Sofia Jazz+ Festival

The fifth edition of the Bulgarian festival JAZZ+ will open with a concert by Peruvian jazz legend Susana Baca on 24 May.

Society » Culture | March 31, 2009, Tuesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1622

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Third in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik moved down one place to third position in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | March 30, 2009, Monday // 18:27 | Viewed: 4288

Bulgaria Celebrates Annunciation

All Bulgarian Christians celebrate Wednesday one of the most important Christian holidays, the Annunciation. .

Society » Culture | March 25, 2009, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2263

Bulgaria PM Stanishev Calls for Church Unity

The Bulgarian government will do everything possible to help the Bulgarian Orthodox Church achieve unity.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2009, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2063

Patriotic Readers Select Vazov's "Under the Yoke" as Bulgaria's Favorite Novel

The novel "Under the Yoke" by renowned Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov officially became Sunday night Bulgaria's favorite novel.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2009, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2332

Bulgarian Director’s Film Project Gets German Backing

German production company LE Vision has agreed to co-produce the latest project of Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev.

Society » Culture | March 20, 2009, Friday // 09:06 | Viewed: 2175

Patricia Kaas to Perform in Bulgaria Mid-June

Famous French singer and actress Patricia Kaas will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on June 12 as part of her world tour.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2009, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 3988

"For My Father" Takes Plaudits at Sofia Film Festival

The Israeli-German co-production, 'For My Father', has won the top film prize at the 13th Sofia International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2009, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1880

BGN 16 M to Be Given for Bulgarian Movies in 2009

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture's 2009 budget foresees BGN 16 M for Bulgarian movie production.

Society » Culture | March 14, 2009, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2131

Court Rules Bulgarian Byzantine Treasure Should be returned by Greece

A Bulgarian court has ruled for the confiscation of the nine Byzantine plates purchased by three Greek museums in 2004. The confiscation is possible on the basis of a special EU law, which Greece has not yet adopted, according to the Greek daily newspaper

Society » Culture | March 13, 2009, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3037

Bulgaria National Opera Conductor Set for US Debut

Bulgaria's National Opera conductor, Grigor Palikarov, is set to make his US debut this weekend in Cleveland in the Opera Circle production of Pietro Mascagni's "L'Amico Fritz".

Society » Culture | March 13, 2009, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 3674

Free Entrance to Picasso's Exhibition in Sofia

The National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia will welcome visitors to Bulgaria's first ever exhibition of Pablo Picasso's works free of charge starting from March 13 till its closure on March 15.

Society » Culture | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1621

Bulgaria Commission Suggests Ban on Homosexual Lobbying Activities

Bulgarian MPs on the National Commission for Community and Medias have suggested forbidding gay lobbying activities, stating that they erode Bulgarian "social ethics".

Society » Culture | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 6205

Spectacular Horse Races Mark Bulgarian Holiday Todorovden

Bulgarians, all over the country mark Saturday, the holiday, known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodor), which is also called the Horse Easter.

Society » Culture | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2954

Grave of Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Desecrated

The grave of the famous Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov has been desecrated. Relatives of the poet told the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) they were going to demand an exhumation in order to determine whether the remains of Vaptsarov are still in

Society » Culture | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2424

Sofia Film Festival Opens with Bulgaria's "The Billy Goat"

Bulgaria's "The Billy Goat," by Georgy Djulgerov opened this year's edition of the Sofia Film Festival, a major cinema industry event in the region. A total of 90 movies, another 40 from the documentary genre and 60 short movies feature in the schedul

Society » Culture | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2621

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Again Second in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik are second again in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders. On February 16, they moved up to first in the provisional ranking in the Group D category,

Society » Culture | March 4, 2009, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1927

Bulgaria Ends National Holiday Celebrations with Salute of Units and Fireworks

The Russian-Turkish Liberation War is one of the most fair and just wars of the 19th century, Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov told the crowd gathered Tuesday evening at the "Narodno Subranie" (National Assembly) square in the capital Sofia. Parvan

Society » Culture | March 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2328

Truth about Bulgarian Pop Diva Lili Ivanova to Come Out on her Birthday

The biography book titled "The Truth about Lili Ivanova" is going to come out on her birthday, April 24, the star performer stated during a press conference at the Bulgarian Information Agency BTA, held Tuesday. The book, published by the "Siela" publi

Society » Culture | March 3, 2009, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5849

Bulgarian Culture Minister Inaugurates Miniature Model of Famous Iron Church

The Bulgarian Culture Minister, Stephan Danailov, inaugurated Monday a miniature model of the famous "Saint Stephan" Church in Istanbul, the Culture Ministry's press center informed. The miniature model is on display at the Community House of Sofia's "

Society » Culture | March 2, 2009, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3511

500 Mummers Dance at Kukeri Folklore Carnival in Bulgaria's Shiroka Luka

Over 500 Bulgarian Kukeri from all across the country attended Sunday a traditional folklore carnival procession in the Bulgarian village of Shiroka Luka in the Rhodoppe Mountains.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2009, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6652
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