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Gusty Winds Close Access to Bulgaria's Elevation Music Fest

The access to the site where Bulgaria's first ever Elevation festival event is being held is temporarily banned over gusty winds.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2011, Saturday // 13:58 | Viewed: 3121

Pippi Longstocking Named Bulgaria's Favorite Children's Book

Astrid Lindgren Pippi Longstocking has been named as the Bulgarians' most loved children reading experience according to the results from the "The Little Big Read" campaign, organized by the Bulgarian National television.

Society » Culture | June 24, 2011, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 4125

Bulgaria's 1st Elevation Music Festival Kicks Off Friday

Friday 24th June and Saturday the 25th June 2011 will see Bulgaria's first ever Elevation festival event, which will gather Jamiroquai, 30 Seconds to Mars, Morcheeba, Stereo MCs, Delinquent Habits and Cypress Hill among others.

Society » Culture | June 24, 2011, Friday // 09:02 | Viewed: 2006

Sinead O'Connor to Delight Bulgaria Wednesday

Irish singer/songwriter Sinead O'Connor will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2011, Wednesday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2885

Soviet Army Monument in Sofia Washed Clean Overnight

The Soviet Army Monument in Bulgaria's capital Sofia, which was painted by an unknown graffiti artist Saturday to represent a set of US pop culture characters, has been washed.

Society » Culture | June 21, 2011, Tuesday // 09:15 | Viewed: 4175

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Pentecost

Fifty days after Easter, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is feasting Pentecost (Whitsunday), also called Holy Trinity.

Society » Culture | June 12, 2011, Sunday // 10:28 | Viewed: 2443

Bulgaria Bestows 2 Awards on Ottawa's Bulgarian Folklore Ensemble

The Bulgarian folklore ensemble in Canada's Ottawa "Rodina" ("Fatherland") has received two awards from the government in Sofia for promoting Bulgarian culture abroad.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2011, Friday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2947

Sofia Welcomes Pulitzer Prize Winner Jonathan Weiner

Jonathan Weiner, one of the most distinguished popular-science American writers, will pay a visit to Bulgaria's capital Sofia June 9-11 to present his new book "Long for this World: The Strange Science of Immortality".

Society » Culture | June 9, 2011, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 2104

Sting, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra Enchant 15 000

Sting, the world renowned pop star, delighted nearly 15 000 spectators with a two hour concert at the Georgi Asparuhov stadium in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 8, 2011, Wednesday // 12:28 | Viewed: 3008

Bulgaria Impatient for Sting, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra Gig

Sting, the world renowned pop star, will perform with Sofia's Philharmonic Orchestra during his concert in the Bulgarian capital on June 7, which will feature symphonically re-orchestrated versions of some of his best known songs.

Society » Culture | June 7, 2011, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 3297

76 Projects Bid for Logo of Sofia as European Culture Capital

A total of seventy six bidders from Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Finland and Portugal are taking part in the contest for a logo of the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 5, 2011, Sunday // 15:45 | Viewed: 3313

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or the so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2011, Thursday // 08:31 | Viewed: 2310

Pure Bliss for 15 000 Roxette Fans in Bulgaria's Capital Sofia

Fifteen thousand Roxette fans travelled from all parts of Bulgaria and neighboring countries to watch Sunday night the Sofia gig of the Swedish duo, Per Gessle and Marie Fredriksson, part of their long-anticipated world tour.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2011, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 3110

UK Rock Legend Joe Cocker Takes Sofia Stage

British rock legend - singer Joe Cocker,67, is holding his second concert in Bulgaria Saturday at the capital Sofia "Festivalna" Hall.

Society » Culture | May 28, 2011, Saturday // 10:58 | Viewed: 2855

Bulgarian Playwright Delights California Audience

Bulgarian bestselling author and playwright, Zachary Karabashliev, was featured in California with his award-winning play "Sunday Evening.

Society » Culture | May 28, 2011, Saturday // 10:29 | Viewed: 2416

Guardian Recommends Bulgaria's Spirit of Burgas Music Festival

The upcoming Bulgarian Spirit of Burgas ( August 12 – 14) has been included in a the prestigious list of the best European music festivals in 2011, compiled by Guardian.

Society » Culture | May 26, 2011, Thursday // 14:04 | Viewed: 2304

Bulgaria's Medieval Capital Resurrected in Unique Model

The residents of Veliki Preslav, the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire in the 10th century, received as a gift a unique model of their town from its most glorious times.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 15321

Bulgarian Delegation Honors Saints Cyril, Methodius in Rome

The Day of Bulgarian Letters, Education and Culture, May 24, will be marked in Rome too, a day after a Bulgarian delegation was granted an audience by the pope.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2011, Tuesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 2284

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: 3694

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: 3335

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: 1993
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