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Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Maundy Thursday

Bulgaria marks on April 21st Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries.

Society » Culture | April 21, 2011, Thursday // 08:03 | Viewed: 2676

Nina Dobrev to Star in Scandalous Movie

Bulgarian-born Hollywood actress Nina Dobrev is to star in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower", a movie expected to contain explicit revelations about sex, drugs and suicides among teenagers.

Society » Culture | April 20, 2011, Wednesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 8442

Bulgarian Movie Gets Cannes Call

"The Island", young Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev's new movie, is to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, where it is selected for the special Directors' Fortnight in May 2011.

Society » Culture | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 3069

Sting to Perform with Bulgaria's Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra

Sting, the world renown pop star, will perform with Sofia's Philharmonic Orchestra on his concert in the Bulgarian capital scheduled for June 7, the event's organizers have revealed.

Society » Culture | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2457

Sofia Launches 2019 European Culture Capital Bid

The Sofia City Hall is establishing an initiative committee to work on supporting the candidature of Sofia to become European Culture Capital in 2019.

Society » Culture | April 19, 2011, Tuesday // 07:56 | Viewed: 2304

Bulgarian Orthodox Mark Beginning of Holy Week

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox mark on April 18 Holy Monday – the Monday from the most important for Christians week - Holy week.

Society » Culture | April 18, 2011, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 3424

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday - Tsvetntisa-Vrabnitsa, to mark the triumphal arrival of Christ into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 17, 2011, Sunday // 10:00 | Viewed: 2282

Bulgaria's Sofia Stages Easter Festival

Bulgaria's capital Sofia opened Saturday a Spring Easter Festival, set to last until next Sunday.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2011, Saturday // 20:18 | Viewed: 2967

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: 2193

'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: 3126

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: 5988

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: 3735

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: 4507

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: 3855

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: 3354

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: 3437

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: 4973

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: 3494

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: 1363

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: 2118

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: 6008
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