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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: 5204

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Honor St. Ivan Rilski

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church honours on October 19 Saint Ivan Rilski, honored as the patron of the Bulgarian people.

Society | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 3372

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: 5611

Bulgaria's Health Insurance Fund To End 2016 With BGN 50 M Deficit

The National Health Insurance Fund (NZOK) will end 2016 with a deficit of about BGN 50 M, which it will transfer and pay via the budget next year.

Society » Health | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 2311

Heating in Sofia to Be Turned On Gradually from Monday

Sofia's heating utility Toplofikatsiya has announced it is starting to turn on the heating across the city.

Society | October 17, 2016, Monday // 09:44 | Viewed: 3924

Strong Winds Expected along Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

Bulgaria's weather service has issued a Code Yellow warning over heavy winds along the Black Sea coastline on Monday.

Society » Environment | October 17, 2016, Monday // 07:58 | Viewed: 2289

Over 40% of Children in Bulgaria at Risk of Poverty or Social Exclusion

More than forty percent of children in Bulgaria are facing a risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to national statistics published ahead of the world anti-poverty day.

Society | October 16, 2016, Sunday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2019

Bulgarian Activists to Protest against EU Trade Deals with US, Canada

A demonstration against the EU's prospective free-trade agreements with the United States and Canada is to be held in Bulgaria's Sofia on Sunday.

Society | October 16, 2016, Sunday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2105

World's Biggest Plane to Arrive in Bulgaria

The world's biggest passenger aircraft is set to land at Sofia Airport on Sunday.

Society | October 16, 2016, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3262

Most of Bulgaria Braces for Rain on Sunday

Many areas in Bulgaria will see rainfall throughout Sunday, with low temperatures especially in the north of the country, according to the national weather service.

Society » Environment | October 16, 2016, Sunday // 00:41 | Viewed: 11783

200 Nations Agree on Greenhouse Gases Reduction

Nearly 200 nations have accepted a deal for the reduction of greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air-conditioners, reported Reuters.

Society » Environment | October 15, 2016, Saturday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2231

Unique Golden Heart Discovered in Bulgaria's Veliki Preslav

A team of archeologists in Veliki Preslav has discovered a unique golden heart previously applied to the garment of a high-ranking person.

Society » Archaeology | October 14, 2016, Friday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2538

Bulgaria’s Pavlikeni To Revitalise Antique Ceramics Centre

A project to the amount of BGN 1.

Society » Archaeology | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 22:02 | Viewed: 2124

Bob Dylan Awarded 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for 2016, announced Reuters.

Society | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1356

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: 2181

Protesting Bulgarian Coal Miners Barred from Receiving Wages

Protesting workers at the Babino pit, Bobov Dol mine, have been denied payment of salaries unless they sign an agreement with their employer, private NOVA TV station has announced.

Society | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 12:20 | Viewed: 3959

Minor Quake Near Macedonia's Border with Bulgaria

A minor earthquake has been registerеd in Macedonia, not far from the border with Bulgaria, local media report.

Society » Environment | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2154

New Asylum Seekers' Number in Bulgaria Drops in September

The number of people who sought protection in Bulgaria last month has dropped by nearly a quarter compared to August, the refugee agency has said.

Society | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 07:56 | Viewed: 1559

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: 248214

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: 2036

Underground Protest at Bulgaria's Bobov Dol Mines Continues

Miners from Babino pit, at the Bobov Dol mines in Bulgaria, continue their protest action on Wednesday as their talks with the management and trade union have failed, the public broadcaster has said.

Society | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1839
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