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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: 3273

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: 2632

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: 2659

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: 2760

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: 2972

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: 3898

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: 3195

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: 2155

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: 2426

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: 4426

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: 2019

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: 3842

Bulgarian Pop, Rock Festival Refutes Jamiroquai Participation

The organizers of the new Bulgarian pop and rock music festival Elevation have refuted information in the media about participation of British acid and funk jazz band Jamiroquai.

Society » Culture | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2837

Bulgarian Director Kamen Kalev's New Film to Premiere in Fall

The second film of Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev, "The Island", will be first presented to the audience in Sofia in October, the crew informed.

Society » Culture | March 2, 2011, Wednesday // 13:08 | Viewed: 3982

Google Wears Bulgarian Martenitsa

The largest Internet search engine Google, put on Tuesday morning a Bulgarian martenitsa and wrote its traditional logo in red and white yarn tied with tassels.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 5708

Jamiroquai May Stage Gig at Bulgarian Music Festival

British acid and funk jazz band Jamiroquai might be one of the headliners at the new Bulgarian pop and rock music festival Elevation.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:06 | Viewed: 3838

Bulgarian Martenitsa Adorn Trees around World

Trees adorned with the Bulgarian traditional martenitsa are to spread joy around the world on Tuesday in several different cities.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2011, Tuesday // 12:25 | Viewed: 6408

'Bulgarian' Movie Falls Short of Oscar Award

“The Way Back,” an epic drama shot in and around Bulgaria, Morocco and India.

Society » Culture | February 28, 2011, Monday // 10:27 | Viewed: 2561

Bulgarians to Rock with International Stars at New Festival

Bulgaria's brand new festival for pop and rock music, Elevation, will have its first edition in June and will be staged in the southwestern town of Razlog.

Society » Culture | February 24, 2011, Thursday // 16:56 | Viewed: 4423

Bulgaria Picks Polly Genova's 'In Defiance' for Eurovision 2011

Bulgaria selected singer Poli Genova and her song "Na Inat" ("In Defiance") as its representative for the next Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2011, Wednesday // 23:16 | Viewed: 3844

Bulgaria to Pick Runner for Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf

Bulgaria will select Wednesday night its representative for the next Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, out of 19 entries.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2011, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2374
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