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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: 798

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: 1499

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: 1650

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: 2205

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: 1642

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: 2545

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: 3164

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: 5692

Bulgaria Nominates Stoyanka Mutafova for Guinness Book of Records

A proposal for listing the name of Stoyanka Mutafova in the Guinness Book of Records has been officially submitted by the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in London with the support of the outgoing Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 43534

Artists from Finland Show Bulgarian Folk Proverbs in 'Cabinets of Wisdom' Exhibition

How one Finland artist understands Bulgarian folk wisdom like ''Drop by drop, a whole lake becomes'' or ,,The tongue has no bones but is strong enough to break bones''?

Society » Culture | November 18, 2016, Friday // 15:28 | Viewed: 4375

HippieLandia Festival To Come Back with Club Event on November 12

For the second time this year  HippieLandia Festival will gather at one place a great number of  foreign and local artist from the electronic  music scene  - DBridge, Skeptical, The Hacker, Birben, Soulnd AATM, D-Mental, Roboknob Live and JVDB.

Society » Culture | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:25 | Viewed: 6718

Woody Allen, Emir Kusturica with Their New Hits during Kinomania in Plovdiv

The 11th edition of Kinomania in Plovdiv will be held from November 18 until December 1, 2016.

Society » Culture | November 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1667

Kinomania Festival to Feature New Almod?var, Woody Allen, Mel Gibson Movies

Kinomania, one of the landmark film festivals in Sofia, begins next week, offering both newly released movies and masterpieces of the past few decades.

Society » Culture | November 3, 2016, Thursday // 09:55 | Viewed: 4079

Bulgarian Architect Shoots Documentary on Glagolitic Script

A Bulgarian architect has made a documentary about the Glagolitic alphabet, the oldest known Slavic alphabet, daily 24 reports.

Society » Culture | November 2, 2016, Wednesday // 09:35 | Viewed: 8272

Orthodox Christians Hail St Demetrius

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria, Greece and other churches observing the Gregorian calendar are celebrating Wednesday the holiday of St Demetrius.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 11394

Bulgaria's Rakursi Gallery To Present Moonlight Reflections-Guanlan by Veliko Marinchevski

The Rakursi Gallery will present the exhibition Moonlight Reflections – Guanlan by Veliko Marinchevski.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1830

So Independent Festival To Host Sundance, Tribeca, Cannes Movies in Sofia

Independent American and European movies from the latest editions of the Sundance, Traibeca and Cannes festivals will be shown in Sofia as part of the So Independent Festival which begins on October 27.

Society » Culture | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 21:57 | Viewed: 5301

Stage of Centuries Opera Season To Be Launched in Bulgaria's Tarnovo in 2017

The preparation for the Second Summer Season of Bulgarian Opera Theatres “Stage of Centuries” has begun with a working meeting of the mayor Veliko Tarnovo Daniel Panov, and the directors and representatives of the state operas in Varna, Plovdiv, Stara Zag

Society » Culture | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 22:02 | Viewed: 5706

One Dance Week Features Performances from France, Korea on Oct 13-14

International One Dance Week festival will bring to the audience two events on Thursday and Friday at Boris Hristov House of Culture in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, organizers say.

Society » Culture | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 14:33 | Viewed: 2272

Russian Impressionists Featured in Bulgaria for 1st Time

The National Art Gallery of Bulgaria has unveiled a collection of works by Russian Impressionists for the first time.

Society » Culture | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 248895

Bulgarian Movie 'Losers' to Compete for Oscar with 84 Titles

Karatsi ("Losers") of Ivaylo Hristov is among the 85 movies vying in the Foreign Language Film contest of the 89th Academy Awards.

Society » Culture | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2132
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