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Sofia Rocks 2011 Unites Judas Priest, Whitesnake

The shows of Judas Priest and Whitesnake previously announced to take place in Sofia July 8 will be brought together under the banners of Sofia Rocks 2011 fest.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2011, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1401

Bulgarian Blockbuster-Hopeful LOVE.NET Digs Deep in Online Dating

Love.net, a Bulgarian movie with high hopes to become a hit exploring online dating, will premiere in Sofia on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2011, Monday // 20:43 | Viewed: 9291

Bulgaria's Monty Python Director Gets Long-Awaited Award

Theater, television and film director Tedi Moskov, the man behind the popular Monty Python style TV show The Street, was awarded as best Bulgarian director at the annual "Icarus" ceremony on Sunday evening.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2011, Monday // 09:40 | Viewed: 7203

Cypress Hill, Morcheeba Join Bulgaria's Elevation Music Festival

The American hip hop ground Cypress Hill and British trip hop and RnB band Morcheeba will participate in the new Bulgarian pop and rock music festival Elevation, the organizers announced.

Society » Culture | March 24, 2011, Thursday // 17:24 | Viewed: 4490

Canadian Pop Star Picks Bulgarian Folk Song as Favorite

Popular Canadian singer, guitar player and musician, Bryan Adams, has listed a Bulgarian folk song as his favorite musical piece.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2011, Saturday // 14:08 | Viewed: 3057

EU Movie Directors Alarmed by Bulgarian Cabinet Film Policy

The Federation of European Film Directors (FERA) has sent a letter to Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, voicing strong alarm about the cabinet's intentions to ignore the agreements reached with filmmakers in December, 2010.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2011, Saturday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2341

Deftones, Skunk Anansie to Rock Bulgarian Festival

Deftones and Skunk Anansie have been confirmed for the upcoming 'Spirit of Bugas' festival, scheduled for August 12-14 2011.

Society » Culture | March 18, 2011, Friday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2755

St Patrick's Day: Painting the World Green

St Patrick's Day, the national day of the Irish, both at home and worldwide, is being celebrated on Thursday.

Society » Culture | March 17, 2011, Thursday // 10:08 | Viewed: 2566

Hollywood Producers Seek USD 30 M for Film on Bulgarian Nurses' Libya HIV Trial

Hollywood producers Richard Harding and Sam Feuer are trying to raise USD 25 M-USD 30 M for their feature film on Bulgarian medics and Libya's HIV trial, they told Novinite.com (Sofia News Angecy).

Society » Culture | March 14, 2011, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 3197

US Film to Tell Story of Bulgarian Jews' Rescue in WW II

Prominent Israeli historian and politician Prof. Mihael Bar-Zohar, says he is working on securing the American filming and movie stars' participation to tell the story of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during World War II.

Society » Culture | March 14, 2011, Monday // 15:38 | Viewed: 3248

Bulgarian Movie Grabs Sofia Film Fest Grand Prix

Bulgarian movie "Shelter" of Director Dragomir Sholev was bestowed the Grand Prix award of the 15th edition of Sofia Film Fest.

Society » Culture | March 13, 2011, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 2606

Bulgarian Culture Minister Outraged by Smoking Ban in Art

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, declared Friday he opposes the Health Ministry idea to ban smoking in Bulgarian movies.

Society » Culture | March 11, 2011, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2626

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Honors St. Sofrony Vrachanski

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church honors Friday St. Sofrony Bishop Vrachnaski, one of the leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival.

Society » Culture | March 11, 2011, Friday // 09:21 | Viewed: 2696

Ex PM Explains 'Bulgarian Medics in Libya' Case to US Producers

Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev has met with two US producers working on a feature film on the dramatic story of the 6 Bulgarian medics who were tortured by the Libyan regime to confess having deliberately infected 400 children with HIV.

Society » Culture | March 10, 2011, Thursday // 20:29 | Viewed: 2930

Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Alice Cooper Stage Summer Gig in Bulgaria

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden, Slipknot, Alice Cooper, Apocalyptica and Mastodon will participate in the second edition of Sonisphere Festival in Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | March 10, 2011, Thursday // 14:10 | Viewed: 3785

Bulgaria with Smallest Chances for Eurovision 2011

Bulgaria's chances to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 are 1:100, according to Ireland's biggest bookmaker "Paddy Power".

Society » Culture | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 3144

Film Directors from 112 Countries to Take Part in Bulgarian Festival

Directors from 112 countries have already confirmed their participation in the 9th edition of the International Short Film Festival "In The Palace" in the Black Sea town of Blachik.

Society » Culture | March 9, 2011, Wednesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2098

Bulgarian Medics Freed from Libya to Inspire Hollywood Movie

The dramatic story of the 6 Bulgarian medics who were tortured by the Libyan regime to confess having deliberately infected 400 children with HIV will enter the movie screen, Hollywood producers have confirmed.

Society » Culture | March 8, 2011, Tuesday // 11:43 | Viewed: 2405

Christo Endorses 'Bulgarian Louvre' Project

Christo Yavashev-Christo, the world renown avant-guard artist, will donate several of his works to the future Bulgarian national museum complex in downtown, nicknamed 'the Bulgarian Louvre'.

Society » Culture | March 7, 2011, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 4338

Thousands Flock to Bulgaria's Rhodope for Rite of Spring

The tiny Rhodope Mountains village of Shiroka Laka in southern Bulgaria expects some 6,000 guests for its traditional Kukeri dance Sunday.

Society » Culture | March 6, 2011, Sunday // 11:06 | Viewed: 1982

Sofia Film Fest Opens with Oscar Hit 'Black Swan'

The 15th anniversary edition of the Sofia Film Fest opened Friday evening at the National Palace of Culture in downtown Sofia.

Society » Culture | March 5, 2011, Saturday // 12:51 | Viewed: 3813
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