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Bulgarian Faithful Hold Easter Procession with 'Virgin Mary Icon'

Bulgarian Orthodox faithful held the traditional Easter procession on Monday at Bachkovo monastery.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2016, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 982

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral to Remain Open All Night on Sunday

The landmark St Alexander Nevsky cathedral in central Sofia will remain open throughout the night on Sunday into Monday, Focus News Agency quotes clerical officials as saying.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2016, Sunday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1432

Soilwork Also Joins Kavarna Rock Fest 2016

Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork is also joining Kavarna Rock music festival this year, organizers have said.

Society » Culture | April 27, 2016, Wednesday // 09:31 | Viewed: 2101

Kavarna Rock Fest 2016: First 3 Bands Confirmed

The annual rock & metal festival in the seaside town of Kavarna will take place despite fears Kavarna's new administration was considering an end to a decade-old tradition.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2277

Al Di Meola to Play at Sofia Guitar Festival in May

Legendary jazz musician Al Di Meola is to perform in Bulgaria for another time at the end of May.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2016, Tuesday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2081

Bulgaria Celebrates St Lazar's Day on Saturday

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 16:03 | Viewed: 2093

Contemporary Art Glass Exhibition to Be Unveiled in Sofia

An exhibition of 25 art glass objects from the Czech Republic is to open its doors to the public in Sofia on April 21, Thursday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 19:44 | Viewed: 4011

Sofia's Restored Ancient Roman Complex to be Unveiled on Wednesday

The restored ancient Roman complex Serdica will be unveiled in the centre of the Bulgarian capital on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 12:21 | Viewed: 4680

Bulgaria's Parliament Opens Doors for Constitution Day

The headquarters of Bulgaria's Parliament are open to visits on Saturday morning and afternoon as part of the celebrations of the so-called Constitution Day.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 12:24 | Viewed: 4387

The Prodigy to Perform in Bulgaria's Burgas in August

British electronic music group The Prodigy will be the headliners at this year's edition of the Summer Chaos festival, which will take place at the Lazur stadium in the Bulgarian city of Burgas on August 13.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 4686

New Film Festival to Show Documentaries on Art in Sofia

A film festival bringing together documentaries dedicated to the arts begins in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 15.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2016, Tuesday // 07:50 | Viewed: 5282

Bryan Adams to Perform in Sofia in October

Canadian rock musician Bryan Adams will perform in the Bulgarian capital on October 11.

Society » Culture | April 4, 2016, Monday // 13:01 | Viewed: 6487

Bulgarian Culture Ministry, Louvre Renew Cooperation Agreement

Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov and Jean-Luc Martinez, director of the Louvre, signed a new five-year cooperation agreement between the culture ministry and the French museum.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2016, Sunday // 15:31 | Viewed: 4302

Poli Genova to Promote Bulgaria’s Entry in Eurovision Song Contest in Riga, Amsterdam, London

Poli Genova will sing the Bulgarian entry in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest “If Love Was A Crime”, at promotional concerts in Riga, Amsterdam and London this month.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2016, Friday // 19:07 | Viewed: 6561

Two Bulgarian Novels Listed in Dedalus Books’ Initiative in Support of UK Staying in EU

Two Bulgarian novels, “The Black Box” and “Mission London” by Alek Popov, have been included in a list of the best European indie novels in support of the UK remaining in the EU, Alison Fllod writes in a blog post in The Guardian.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2016, Tuesday // 17:31 | Viewed: 4332

Sofia Hosts 16th Edition of European Music Festival

The Bulgarian capital will host the 16th edition of the European Music Festival, which will last between March 28 and June 8.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2016, Monday // 14:57 | Viewed: 6204

Students Tour Bulgaria to Perform Broadway Musical

Students from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) are going on a tour around Bulgaria to perform an adapted version of the Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can with nine performances in five Bulgarian cities - Blagoevgrad, Sofia, Varna, Ruse and Pl

Society » Culture | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 08:17 | Viewed: 4972

Bulgarian-Directed German Movie Wins Grand Prix Award at Sofia Film Fest

The German movie “Zhaleika” directed by Bulgarian Eliza Petkova won the grand prix award for best film in the international competition of the Sofia International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | March 20, 2016, Sunday // 16:11 | Viewed: 5389

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: 5423

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: 4777

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: 6586