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Bulgaria Marks 'End of Summer' - The Holy Cross Day

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria celebrate the day of the Holy Cross on September 14, which is said to spell the end of the summer and the settling of the autumn.

Society » Culture | September 14, 2020, Monday // 09:11 | Viewed: 4211

The Legacy of Spartacus, Bulgaria's Most Famous Gladiator

While the stories of the powerful men of the Roman Empire are well-known, it is the name of a former slave that is arguably one of the most recognizable from that period.

Society » Culture | September 10, 2020, Thursday // 15:59 | Viewed: 9474

Bulgaria Celebrates Unification Day

Today, September 6, Bulgaria marks 135th anniversary of the unification of the Principality of Bulgaria and the province of Eastern Rumelia.

Society » Culture | September 6, 2020, Sunday // 08:28 | Viewed: 5802

Sofia English Comedy Night with Leeor Brooks

International pro wrestler turned stand-up comedian - Leeor Brooks (aka "The Chutzpah" Lior Ben-David) is an original, risk-taking comedian who possesses a unique point of view on the world and he is bringing his brand new solo show "A Well Travelled Schm

Society » Culture | September 2, 2020, Wednesday // 14:04 | Viewed: 6050

Bulgaria Celebrates the 143rd Anniversary of the Shipka Epopee

Today we celebrate the 143rd anniversary of the Shipka Epopee.

Society » Culture | August 22, 2020, Saturday // 11:34 | Viewed: 6011

Actress Megan Fox is in Bulgaria

Actress Megan Fox is in Bulgaria for the filming of the horror film Till Death.

Society » Culture | August 5, 2020, Wednesday // 08:26 | Viewed: 11146

Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha (Kurban Bayram) Today

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha today.

Society » Culture | July 31, 2020, Friday // 12:22 | Viewed: 5166

Nearly BGN 12 Million Will Go to 3000 Independent Artists in Bulgaria

2 million BGN of the anti-crisis funds, worth a total of BGN 15 million, will be given for the independent artists, responsible for the creation of projects of all genres with the requirement for them to be related to Bulgaria and to be available online.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2020, Thursday // 01:36 | Viewed: 4002

Rembrandt's Self-Portrait Has Been Auctioned for €16 Million in Just 6 Minutes

On Tuesday evening, an early self-portrait of Rembrandt van Rijn painted in 1632 was auctioned for over £14.

Society » Culture | July 29, 2020, Wednesday // 23:19 | Viewed: 6044

Bulgaria's Last Submarine "Slava" to Become a Museum

The last Bulgarian military submarine "Slava" is about to become a museum.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2020, Monday // 11:28 | Viewed: 5824

Bulgaria Marks 183 Years Since the Birth of National Hero Vassil Levski

On 18th of July, Bulgaria marks 183 years since the birth of national hero Vassil Levski.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2020, Saturday // 14:07 | Viewed: 4759

Apollonia Arts Festival - 1-6 September, Sozopol

For the 36th consecutive year, the Apollonia Arts Festival will delight its numerous fans.

Society » Culture | July 8, 2020, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 10362

Burgas Sand Sculptures Festival: Fairy Tales and Film Characters

The preparation for the 13th edition of the sand sculptures festival in Bulgaria’s coastal city of Bourgas began.

Society » Culture | July 7, 2020, Tuesday // 16:56 | Viewed: 5952

June 25, Bulgaria: Sofia Film Fest Begins

The international film festival “Sofia Film Fest”, the 24th edition of which was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, will start today, June 25.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2020, Thursday // 21:43 | Viewed: 4415

Sofia Opera with Performances at Pacharevo Lake

The new summer stage "Muses of the Water" on Lake Pancharevo is ready with the decor of "Mamma Mia!".

Society » Culture | June 25, 2020, Thursday // 10:26 | Viewed: 6234

Open-Air Art Installation from Bulgarian Letters in Berlin

This summer, residents and visitors of Berlin will be welcomed by an open-air art installation from Bulgarian letters in one of the most visited places on the banks of the River Spree, near Berlin Cathedral and Museum Island.

Society » Culture | June 17, 2020, Wednesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 5722

Bloomsday 2020 Becomes Virtual and Sofia Becomes Dublin in One Day

Bloomsday - Bloom's Day - is celebrated every June 16 by book lovers around the world.

Society » Culture | June 16, 2020, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 7943

You Can Now See "Baby Dragons" in Slovenija

Slithering through their subterranean aquarium, three "baby dragons" have gone on display in a Slovenian cave, where they hatched in 2016 in a rare successful breeding, officials said Thursday.

Society » Culture | June 13, 2020, Saturday // 22:25 | Viewed: 5547

Vitosha Nature Park: The Bear Museum and The Museum of Owls Open for Visitors

From June 15, 2020, Vitosha Nature Park resumes visits to the Owl Museum and the Bear Museum in the Park.

Society » Culture | June 12, 2020, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 5354

The First Theater in Sofia to Restore the Inside Performances

At the theater with a mask.

Society » Culture | June 9, 2020, Tuesday // 23:50 | Viewed: 4601

Erdogan Wants to Convert the Hagia Sophia Church into a Mosque

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked his aides to conduct a comprehensive study on how to convert Istanbul's famous Hagia Sophia landmark, currently a museum, into a mosque, a Turkish newspaper reported on Friday.

Society » Culture | June 5, 2020, Friday // 21:00 | Viewed: 9262
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