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Eurostat: Bulgaria, Bulgarians Don't Give 2 Cents about Culture

The Bulgarian state and Bulgarians are at Europe's bottom in terms of their spending for culture, as has been revealed by an Eurostat study.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2011, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2177

'Mysterious' Bulgarian Movie Fails in Italy

"Goodbye Mama", a movie directed by controversial Italian-based actress Michelle Bonev, has been described by Italian media as a complete failure.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2011, Tuesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3103

Kate Bush Revisits Bulgarian Folklore Tracks in New Album

In her latest and long-awaited album the mystic, innovative and reclusive British singer and composer Kate Bush pays tribute once again to the Bulgarian folklore music.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 15:34 | Viewed: 5864

Bulgarian Expats Hold 1st Folk Dance Celebration in Chicago

The Bulgarian church "St. Sofia" in the US city of Chicago ran out of room Saturday evening when the Bulgarian community and guests gathered to hold the first ever festival of the traditional folk dance called horo.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2011, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 3712

Oscar Winner 'Black Swan' Resurrects Forgotten Bulgarian Film

A Bulgarian movie, titled "Black Swans," dating from the now-distant 1984, has been resurrected after Darren Aronofsky's  "Black Swan" became an Oscar winner.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2011, Friday // 12:07 | Viewed: 4449

Ben Affleck Spends Less than 24 Hours in Bulgaria

One of the top Hollywood stars, Ben Affleck, has spent less than 24 hours in Bulgaria where he came to check out local studios in connection with a new movie project.

Society » Culture | April 6, 2011, Wednesday // 18:40 | Viewed: 3834

Bulgaria’s Govt May Lose Ben Affleck, George Clooney

The Bulgarian government is not willing to create incentives for filmmaking, which might stop Hollywood stars like Ben Affleck and George Clooney from shooting in the country, David Varod, CEO of NU Boyana told Novinite.

Society » Culture | April 6, 2011, Wednesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 3333

Ben Affleck Shows Up in Bulgaria

Hollywood star Ben Affleck arrived in Bulgaria's capital Sofia late on Wednesday to check out the studios, where he might shoot a movie later in 2011.

Society » Culture | April 6, 2011, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 3422

Love.net with 2nd Most Successful Premiere among Bulgarian Movies

The latest Bulgarian blockbuster drama "Love.net" has registered the second best opening weekend earnings after the already legendary comedy "Mission London."

Society » Culture | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 20:59 | Viewed: 4936

Italy's Most Mystic Sculptor Comes to Enchant Bulgaria

Bulgarian art lovers have for the first time the chance to experience the purity and tranquillity of the art of Valerio Capoccia, one of the most successful contemporary Italian sculptors.

Society » Culture | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 3450

Bulgaria Constitutional Court Rules in Favor of Filmmakers

Bulgaria's Constitutional Court (KS) annulled Tuesday article 38 of the State Budget Act, which gave the government the right to not slate any funds for the film industry.

Society » Culture | April 5, 2011, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 1359

Bulgaria's Laughter Kingdom Celebrates April Fool's Day

The city of Gabrovo, known as the Bulgarian "Laughter Kingdom," celebrates Friday April Fool's Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2011, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 2099

Western World Marks April Fools' Day

The 91st day of the year and 92nd in leap years, April 1, is most remarkable in the Western world for being April Fools' Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2011, Friday // 08:22 | Viewed: 5986

'Venice Awarded' Bulgarian Movie to Be Finally Shown

 "Goodbye, Mama", a movie directed by controversial Italian-based Bulgarian actress Michelle Bonev, is to finally have be shown in theaters.

Society » Culture | March 31, 2011, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 2569

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: 1507

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: 9712

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: 7506

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: 4666

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: 3133

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: 2394

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: 2911
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