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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: 2374

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: 8424

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: 3177

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: 3484

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: 4400

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: 6044

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: 5412

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: 10632

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: 1413

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: 3754

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: 3667

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: 2666

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: 2392

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: 2861

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: 2623

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: 3405

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: 1555

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: 1987

Bulgarian Sculptor Creates Giant Golden Easter Egg

A 2-meter tall Easter egg covered with gold and crystals adorns the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia for the holidays.

Society » Culture | April 26, 2011, Tuesday // 20:12 | Viewed: 4220

Easter Mass Returns to Old Bulgarian Capital after 618 Years

An Easter Mass in the old Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo is going to be served at the Tsarevets fortress for the first time in 618 years.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2011, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2812

Bulgarian Orthodox Mark Holy Saturday

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox mark on April 23 Holy and Great Saturday – the last day of Lent and of the Holy Week before Easter Sunday.

Society » Culture | April 23, 2011, Saturday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2163
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