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New York City Hall is Removing a Statue of Thomas Jefferson due to his Slaveholding Past

The New York City Hall yesterday approved the removal of the statue of Thomas Jefferson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, placed in the boardroom more than a century ago because of the slave-owning past of politics, AFP reported, quoted b

Society » Culture | October 19, 2021, Tuesday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1979

Tanzanian writer Grabs Nobel Prize for Literature

Society » Culture | October 8, 2021, Friday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2833

And Nobel Medicine Prize Goes to US Scientists

US scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on receptors for temperature and touch, AFP reported.

Society » Culture | October 4, 2021, Monday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1834

The "Wrapped Triumphal Arch" of Bulgarian Christo and Jeanne-Claude Dismantled Today

Today ends the life of the work "The Wrapped Arc de Triomphe" by the Bulgarian Christo and the Moroccan Jeanne-Claude, realized by Vladimir Yavashev and his team.

Society » Culture | October 4, 2021, Monday // 16:33 | Viewed: 1749

Replica of Most Famous Bulgarian Gold Treasure Confiscated in Dubai

On September 27, customs officers at Dubai airport detained and questioned members of the Bulgarian delegation for Expo 2021, who were carrying a replica of the Panagyurishte Golden Treasure in their hand luggage.

Society » Culture | September 29, 2021, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2837

President Radev Received the Honor Guard for the 113th Anniversary of Bulgaria's Independence

President Rumen Radev received the honor guard of the Vasil Levski National High School in honor of the 113th anniversary of Bulgaria's declaration of independence at the Tsarevets Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Culture | September 22, 2021, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1893

Bulgarians Commemorate 100 Years Since the Death of the Patriarch of Bulgarian Literature

Today Bulgarians commemorate 100 years since the death of the Patriarch of Bulgarian Literature Ivan Vazov.

Society » Culture | September 22, 2021, Wednesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1711

In Memoriam:French Film Star Jean-Paul Belmondo Passed away Aged 88

 Renowned French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo has died at the age of 88, AFP reported on Monday, citing his lawyer.

Society » Culture | September 7, 2021, Tuesday // 17:39 | Viewed: 2171

Bulgaria Celebrates Unification Day

6th of September is the day on which the actual unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and Eastern Rumelia takes place. An act that gave the country of Bulgaria the right to return to its borders, lands, that historically belong to it.

Society » Culture | September 6, 2021, Monday // 10:30 | Viewed: 6354

Bulgarians Commemorate 144th Anniversary of the Shipka Epic

Bulgaria celebrates the 144th anniversary of the Shipka epic. The national celebrations will take place on the historic peak in Stara Planina, where the official part will begin at 12 o'clock. Shipka Pass will remain open for traffic.

Society » Culture | August 21, 2021, Saturday // 09:15 | Viewed: 2439

More Than 3,000 People Have Visited Opera of the Peaks This Year

The performances from the Opera of the Peaks festival this year were watched by over 3,000 spectators, despite the necessary restrictions on seats due to security measures. This was announced by the organizers of the Sofia Opera.

Society » Culture | August 18, 2021, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 2203

Attempt at a Record and the Bulgarian Trace Behind it: Teenager Flies Around the World

"One of my biggest dreams (along with flying around the world) is to become an astronaut." Said 19-year-old Zara Rutherford, who embarked on an impressive adventure on Wednesday afternoon.

Society » Culture | August 18, 2021, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2625

Bulgarian Resort Albena Attracts Tourists with Beach Library

Even if you have forgotten to bring a book with your on your holiday in the resort of Albena on the northern portion of Bulgaria’s Black Sea coastline, that does not mean you will have nothing to read on your holiday this summer.

Society » Culture | July 10, 2021, Saturday // 15:59 | Viewed: 3738

Plovdiv to Host One-of-a-Kind Comedy Festival in July

From 4 to 11 July, Plovdiv will host a comedy festival which has no analogue in the European film calendar.

Society » Culture | June 14, 2021, Monday // 15:50 | Viewed: 3054

Never Forget Your Past! New Life for Buzludzha Monument - Bulgaria

A building full of contrasts.

Society » Culture | June 14, 2021, Monday // 14:49 | Viewed: 4272

New Symphony Orchestra to Perform Its First Concert in Memoriam of James Pardew

The New Symphony Orchestra is dedicating its first concert to be held after the enforced break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the memory of former United States ambassador James Pardew, who died on June 2.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2021, Thursday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2415

World-Renowned Violinist Midori to Play with Sofia Philharmonic

A Grammy-winner and a favourite of legendary conductor Zubin Mehta, the world-renowned violinist Midori is set to give a concert with the Sofia Philharmonic on 13 June.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2021, Thursday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2671

Famous Czech Photographer Bara Prasilova Presents Her Surreal Images in Sofia

Bara Prasilova is an art director, photographer and director based in Prague.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2021, Thursday // 12:21 | Viewed: 2819

Bulgarian and North Macedonia Set to Strengthen Cultural Ties

Bulgaria’s caretaker Minister of Culture Professor Velislav Minekov and North Macedonia’s Minister of Culture Professor Irena Stefoska met in Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 1, 2021, Tuesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 3042

Specialized Police Unit to Protect Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria

A specialized police unit will be set up to protect cultural heritage, be that movable or intangible, caretaker Minister of Culture Velislav Minekov told a briefing here on Tuesday.

Society » Culture | May 25, 2021, Tuesday // 23:07 | Viewed: 2188
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