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Bulgaria Honors St Theodore with Horse Racing

Bulgarians mark on Saturday the holiday known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodore), also called the Horse Easter.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 6684

US Director Ted Kotcheff Granted Bulgarian Citizenship

Bulgarian Justice Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva on Friday granted citizenship to Ted Kotcheff, a US director born to Bulgarian parents.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 10:44 | Viewed: 6278

Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra to Perform in Sofia on April 22

Renowned Balkan director and musician Emir Kusturica will perform with The No Smoking Orchestra in the Bulgarian capital on April 22.

Society » Culture | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 7616

Poli Genova to Sing “If Love Was A Crime” at Eurovision 2016

The Bulgarian entry in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm in May will be called “If Love Was A Crime”, to be sung by Poli Genova, eurovision.

Society » Culture | March 14, 2016, Monday // 20:37 | Viewed: 8904

Culture Ministry, Plovdiv Officials in Dispute over Demolished Warehouse

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry said on Friday it had warned local authorities in Plovdiv against the demolition or other actions affecting an old tobacco warehouse, which was bulldozed last weekend, prompting public outcry.

Society » Culture | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 17:09 | Viewed: 5615

US Director Ted Kotcheff to Work on Film about Bulgaria's King Boris III

US film director Ted Kotcheff, who is on a visit to Bulgaria for Sofia Film Fest events, on Friday said he would start work on a movie dedicated to the fate of Bulgarian King Boris III (1918-1943).

Society » Culture | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 14:18 | Viewed: 11174

Bulgarian Pop Folk Singer Makes It Into NYTimes' Music Shortlist

A song by Bulgarian pop folk singer Azis has entered a list of 25 songs that, according to the New York Times, are showing trends and directions in music.

Society » Culture | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:45 | Viewed: 15857

20th Edition of Sofia International Film Festival Begins on Thursday

The 20th edition of Sofia International Film Festival begins on Thursday with the screening of the new Bulgarian movie “The prosecutor, the defender, the father and his son” in hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia.

Society » Culture | March 10, 2016, Thursday // 12:43 | Viewed: 7381

Bulgarian Culture Minister Calls for Restoring Demolished Tobacco Warehouse in Plovdiv

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov called on Tuesday for restoring the demolished tobacco warehouse in the city of Plovdiv to its original look.

Society » Culture | March 8, 2016, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 6144

Sofia Philharmonic to Play 11 Hours of Music Marking Liberation Day

A musical marathon has kicked off at the Bulgaria hall in central Sofia to mark the Bulgarian National holiday, the Liberation Day, on March 03.

Society » Culture | March 3, 2016, Thursday // 11:15 | Viewed: 5309

French Soul Singer Imany to Perform in Sofia on May 14

The popular French soul singer of African descent, Imany, will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on May 14.

Society » Culture | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 15:01 | Viewed: 9249

Bulgarian Culture Presented in Exhibition, Festival in Doha

Bulgaria's rich folklore heritage and cultural diversity will be presented as part of the Pendara Ethno Project in Qatar’s capital of Doha on March 4-5, 2016, Gulf Times announced on February 20.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2016, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 7597

Bulgaria’s Musicautor Boosts Copyright Revenue to All-time High

Bulgarian music copyright management organization Musicautor has collected the highest annual revenue in its history, BGN 7.5 M (EUR 3.8), in 2015.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2016, Monday // 19:20 | Viewed: 5973

Bulgarian Film 'Zhaleika' Awarded at Berlinale 2016

Zhaleika, a movie directed by Eliza Petkova, received a recognition award at Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival), which was held in the German capital on February 11-21, 2016.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2016, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 6383

Poli Genova to Represent Bulgaria at Eurovision 2016

Poli Genova will represent Bulgaria at this year’s edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Stockholm between May 10 and 14.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2016, Monday // 13:40 | Viewed: 8587

Zaz to Perform at Francofolies Festival in Bulgaria's Blagoevgrad in June

Popular French singer Zaz will perform at the festival for francophone music Francofolies, which will be held in the Bulgarian city of Blagoevgrad between 17 and 18 June.

Society » Culture | February 15, 2016, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 7860

19th Century Building Collapses in Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo

An abandoned building dated 1987 considered part of Veliko Tarnovo's heritage collapsed in the northern Bulgarian city on Sunday.

Society » Culture | February 14, 2016, Sunday // 15:11 | Viewed: 14563

Bulgarian-Finnish Documentary “Love&Engineering” Out in Bulgarian Cinemas

The documentary movie Love & Engineering by director and screenwriter Tonislav Hristov will be finally released in Bulgarian cinemas, after it’s premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in 2014, the producers of the film announced on Monday.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 19:36 | Viewed: 5989

Uriah Heep to Perform in Bulgaria's Ruse on May 7

The legendary English rock band Uriah Heep will perform in the Bulgarian city of Ruse on May 7.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 5883

Translation of Bulgarian Novel Goes to 2016 PEN Prize Finals

The English translation of The Physics of Sorrow, a novel by Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov, has been shortlisted for the finals of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize.

Society » Culture | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 8400

Scorpions 50th Anniversary Tour to Include Sofia Concert on July 17

The legendary German rock band, Scorpions, marks their 50th anniversary with a new album and a world tour which includes the Bulgarian capital city, Sofia Music Enterprises has announced.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2016, Monday // 17:43 | Viewed: 5807
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