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Renown Bulgarian Actress Stoyanka Mutafova Stars in Her Last Role

Perhaps the most popular Bulgarian theater actress, Stoyanka Mutafova, is bracing for her retirement at the age of 87.

Society » Culture | June 1, 2009, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 4055

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria Mark Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or the so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.

Society » Culture | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1425

Bulgaria Opens European Philatelic Exhibition 2009

The European Philatelic Exhibition Bulgaria 2009 was opened in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | May 27, 2009, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2590

Austrian Movie Gets Cannes Best Film Award

Austrian film "The White Ribbon" has won the Palme d'Or, the main prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Society » Culture | May 25, 2009, Monday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1370

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Slavic Script and Culture

Statesmen, scientists, teachers, schoolchildren, students and hundreds of citizens are to pay tribute today to the deed of Sts Cyril and Methodius, the creators of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2009, Sunday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2775

Young Bulgarian Talents Awarded Scholarships

Twelve Bulgarian students from the National Music Academy were awarded scholarships in an art competition on Thursday.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1328

Bulgarian Art Week Set to Debut in Shanghai

Bulgarian Art Week will be opened Thursday in Shanghai Times Square, China by the Consul General of Bulgaria, Ivan Dimitrov.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3880

Night of Museums Events Taking Place across Bulgaria

Dozens of Bulgarian museums and galleries have joined the Night of the Museums initiative dedicated to the International Day of Museums, May 18.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2127

Piano Virtuoso George Duke to Perform in Bulgaria

Virtuoso piano player George Duke will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on May 17 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2190

Eurovision 2009 Picks Its 25 Finalists

The Eurovision 2009 song contest held the second semi-final on Thursday night to determine another ten countries of the 25 finalists to compete on Saturday night.

Society » Culture | May 15, 2009, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 4232

Western Media Make Bulgaria Eurovision Runner Laughing Stock

Bulgaria's runner in the Eurovision contest this year sang out of tune from the beginning to the end of his performance, German and Swiss newspapers argued.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3547

Eurovision Marked by Bulgarian Presence beyond Illusion Song

Despite the fact that the official Bulgarian song did not make it to the Eurovision finals, the contest was marked by some better Bulgarian participation.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 3209

Bulgaria Fails to Make Eurovision 2009 Song Contest Final

The Bulgarian contender for the Eurovision 2009 Song Contest, Krassimir Avramov, and his song "Illusion" failed to qualify for the Eurovision final.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 00:04 | Viewed: 3819

Bulgaria Icon Exhibition Opened in Paris Church

An exhibition dedicated to Bulgarian icons has been opened in Paris, to mark the 130th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and France.

Society » Culture | May 12, 2009, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 2974

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Celebrates Sts Cyril and Methodius

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church celebrates Monday, May 11, the feast day of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, two of the fathers of the Slavic literary culture.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2009, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 3415

Eurovision 2009 Opens in Moscow

Moscow will officially open on Sunday the 54th Eurovision Song Contest, which it hosts for the first time after last year's success of Dima Bilan in Serbia.

Society » Culture | May 10, 2009, Sunday // 12:24 | Viewed: 3624

Bulgaria to Propose Thracian Kings Valley as UNESCO Site

Bulgaria will propose that �The Valley of the Thracian Kings' should be listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Society » Culture | May 8, 2009, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 4357

Precious Statue of Bulgaria Hero Levski Found in Recycling Yard

A resident of the town of Kostinbrod, near the capital Sofia, discovered a bust of Bulgaria's national hero Vasil Levski in a recycling facility.

Society » Culture | May 7, 2009, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2001

American Blues Guitarist Steve James Performs in Bulgaria

American blues guitarist Steve James will be performing free concerts in Pleven, Varna and Plovdiv while on tour as the United States Cultural Envoy to Bulgaria, starting on May 9.

Society » Culture | May 7, 2009, Thursday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1642

Bulgaria President: Nessebar UNESCO Status Under Threat

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has suggested that Nessebar's status as a UNESCO World Heritage site will be cancelled.

Society » Culture | May 5, 2009, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 3617

Bulgaria President Opens Sofia UNESCO Conference

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has opened a UNESCO International conference on Monday in Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 4, 2009, Monday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1731
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