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Hymn of St. Cyril and St. Methodius

Translated into English by Evgeniya Pancheva, Professor of English Literature at Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid"

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 07:28 | Viewed: 3615

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

Bulgarians from around the country and the world are paying tribute Tuesday, May 24, to the deed of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, the creators of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 07:23 | Viewed: 3274

Bulgarian Delegation Awaiting Pope Audience

An official Bulgarian delegation headed by Parliamentary Speaker Tsetska Tsacheva is heading for Rome, where they will have an audience with Pope Benedict XVI on May 23.

Society » Culture | May 22, 2011, Sunday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1786

Bulgarians Favor Cinema over Museums - Survey

The average Bulgarian hardly ever visits museums and libraries, favoring the cinema and the theater, according to data from statistical surveys conducted by the National Statistical Institute, NSI.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2323

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Honors St. St. Konstantin and Elena

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox mark Saturday the feast day of St. St. Konstantin and Elena (Constantine and Helena).

Society » Culture | May 21, 2011, Saturday // 10:11 | Viewed: 8146

PR Guru, Actress to Attend Cannes Festival as Bulgarian Ambassadors

Bulgarian PR expert Maxim Behar and actress Teodora Duhovnikova have been selected by the whiskey brand Chivas Regal to be included in the program of Cannes Film Festival.

Society » Culture | May 20, 2011, Friday // 21:01 | Viewed: 3111

Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk: Bulgaria, Turkey Very Much Alike

Bulgaria and Turkey have much in common according to Turkish Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk, who is on a visit to Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 19, 2011, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 3388

Bulgaria Awards Nobel Prize Winner Orhan Pamuk

Renown Turkish novelist and Nobel Prize-laureate Orhan Pamuk received the Golden Age Award, the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture's highest prize, on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 3970

Nobel Prize Winner Orhan Pamuk Arrives in Bulgaria

Turkish novelist and Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk will make his first visit to Bulgaria on May 18-19 at the invitation of the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation.

Society » Culture | May 18, 2011, Wednesday // 07:59 | Viewed: 5810

Bulgarian Song Almost Made it to Eurovision Final - Full Results

Polly Genova, the Bulgarian Eurovision contestant in 2011, finished 12th out of 19 contestants in her semifinal, just 6 points behind Moldova, the last nation which qualified for last Saturday's final.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2011, Monday // 13:27 | Viewed: 5390

Azerbaijan Wins Eurovision 2011 with 'Running Scared'

Azerbaijan's Eli and Nikki won the final of the 2011 Eurovision Song Context in Germany's Dusseldorf late Saturday night.

Society » Culture | May 15, 2011, Sunday // 01:29 | Viewed: 10352

Bulgaria to Celebrate Night of Museums

The Europe-wide Night of Museums is marked Saturday, with its staging in Bulgaria being the most extensive this far.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2011, Saturday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1388

Bulgaria's Eurovision Contestant Polly Genova 'Happy' with Own Performance

Polly Genova, the Bulgarian representative at Eurovision 2011, has made it clear she was thrilled with her own performance at the song contest even though she failed to make it to the final.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2011, Friday // 00:16 | Viewed: 3613

Bulgaria's Polly Genova Fails to Make It to Eurovision Song Contest Final

Bulgaria's contestant Polly Genova and her band failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision song contest after the second semi-final in Dusseldorf Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2011, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3543

Bulgaria's Polly Genova Hits Eurovision Stage in Defiance

Bulgaria's contestant Polly Genova and her band will take part in the second semi-final of the Eurovision contest in Dusseldorf Thursday evening amid low expectations of success.

Society » Culture | May 12, 2011, Thursday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2601

Bulgarian Cannes Contestant Releases Trailer

Just hours before the official opening of the Cannes Film Festival, The Island, a Bulgarian-Swedish co-production and participant in the prestigious contest, featuring Leticia Casta, released its trailer.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2011, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2341

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Honors Sts Cyril and Methodius

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church celebrates Wednesday, May 11, the feast day of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, two of the fathers of the Slavic literary culture.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2011, Wednesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 2699

Bulgarian Students Honor Europe Day with Photo Exhibit

An exhibit of photos, taken by university students on the occasion of Europe Day as part of the Blue Night project, is on display in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 9, 2011, Monday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2585

Bulgarian Eurovision Contestant Enchants Journalists in Dusseldorf

Bulgaria's contestant for the Eurovision 2011 Song Contest, Polly Genova, has had her first rehearsal in Germany's Dusseldorf, which is hosting this year's competition.

Society » Culture | May 5, 2011, Thursday // 19:22 | Viewed: 3350

Bulgarian Folk Group Dedicates Song to William and Kate

The Mayor of the Bulgarian village of Zabardo in the Rhodope Mountains, Veselin Cherpokov, has sent an official invitation to British Prince William and his bride, Kate Middleton, to pay a visit to the village.

Society » Culture | April 29, 2011, Friday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1520

Bulgaria Expects Goran Bregovic in June

Goran Bregovic, the world renown composer, will perform in the Bulgarian capital Sofia June 4 2011, when he is invited for the year's Balkan Music Awards.

Society » Culture | April 28, 2011, Thursday // 12:59 | Viewed: 1880
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