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Classic Bulgarian Movie Brought Back to Life as Musical

One of the most beloved Bulgarian films of all time returns as the biggest musical ever made in the country.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 19:57 | Viewed: 724482

4 Projects - an Exhibition by Bulgarian Artist Dimitar Solakov

Strange connections between distant subjects, giant footsteps and leaps in space, assumptions, scientific facts and artistic manipulations await the viewers in the exhibition 4 projects by Dimitar Solakov, work on which has continued for two years.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2017, Wednesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 8324

Three Bulgarian Films in 21st Sofia Film Fest's International Competition

For the first time in the history of the most prestigious international festival in Bulgaria three films created by Bulgarian authors and with majority domestic funding will be presented before the international jury, which traditionally awarded the Grand

Society » Culture | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 11:13 | Viewed: 103420

Sofia Film Fest's Balkan Competition to Include 11 Films This Year

For the 21st year Sofia International Film Festival will gather in Sofia films, guests, stars, journalists and cinema fans from March 9 until March 31, 2017.

Society » Culture | February 28, 2017, Tuesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 8509

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Say Sorry on Forgiveness Day

Bulgarians observe Sunday a self-styled traditional 'Forgiveness Day' on which everyone asks everyone to forgive his or her misdeeds over the passed year.

Society » Culture | February 26, 2017, Sunday // 09:32 | Viewed: 28269

Bulgarian Among Winners of 'SciTech Oscars'

Vladimir Koylazov received on Saturday of the American Film Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards at a Beverly Hills ceremony, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2017, Sunday // 13:46 | Viewed: 6466

Bulgaria's Prolet Gallery Presents Graphics Exhibition By Veliko Marinchevski

The Prolet Gallery in Burgas will present an exhibition of graphics by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 22:54 | Viewed: 3159

Bulgarian-Directed Short Film Gets Oscar Nomination

Blind Vaysha, directed by Bulgarian Theodore Ushev and based on a story by renowned writer Georgi Gospodinov, is one of the five titles in the Academy Awards' Animated Short Film category.

Society » Culture | January 24, 2017, Tuesday // 16:21 | Viewed: 24889

Bulgaria's Prolet Gallery To Present Graphics Exhibition by Veliko Marinchevski

The Prolet Gallery in Burgas will present an exhibition of graphics by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | January 23, 2017, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 3351

Sofia Ethnographic Museum To Present Surva, Vasilitsa

The UNESCO-listed Bulgarian custom Surva and the biggest Roma holiday Vasilitsa will be presented at the ethnographic Museum in Sofia on January 21 at 11:00 hrs.

Society » Culture | January 20, 2017, Friday // 12:29 | Viewed: 4135

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: 5424

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: 7150

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: 4229

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: 19768

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: 16644

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: 4596

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: 14145

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: 5549

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: 5879

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: 11726

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: 11690
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