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Bulgaria National Radio Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The Bulgarian National Radio celebrates Monday the 75th anniversary since its establishment by a decree of Tsar Boris III.

Society » Culture | January 25, 2010, Monday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1764

Bulgarian "World Is Big" Makes Cut for the Oscars

Nine films, including "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner" from Bulgaria, have made it to the next lap in the race for the best foreign-language film Oscar.

Society » Culture | January 21, 2010, Thursday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2625

Sir Elton John Postpones Sofia Concert by 1 Week

The management team of music superstar, Elton John, announced Tuesday his much anticipated Sofia concert is rescheduled for June 13.

Society » Culture | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 3047

Rome to Display Monument of Prominent Bulgarian Writer Vazov

A monument of prominent Bulgarian poet and writer, Ivan Vazov, is going to be displayed in the Italian capital Rome.

Society » Culture | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1493

Bulgarian Roma Celebrate New Year

All Roma groups in Bulgaria celebrate Thursday the Roma New Year also known as Vassilitsa, the Day of Vassil (Basil) or Bango Vassili (the Lame Basil)The celebrations have their origins in several Roma legends.

Society » Culture | January 14, 2010, Thursday // 18:10 | Viewed: 2075

Mediation Rescues Popular Sofia Theater from Looming Closure

The popular Sofia theater "Salza i Smiah" (Tear and Laughter) will not be evicted from the building of the "Slavianska Besseda" community center after all.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2010, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2224

Thousands Protest Looming Closure of Popular Bulgaria Theater

An online petition, protesting the looming closure of one of the most popular Sofia theaters - "Salza i Smiah" (Tear and Laughter) has collected over 20 000 signatures and the number is growing.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2010, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 3432

Bulgaria's Top Sitcom Makes Comeback 10 Years Later

The most successful Bulgarian sitcom entitled "Third-Floor Clinic" is making a comeback ten years after its first season was shown in 2000.

Society » Culture | January 4, 2010, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2118

Vienna's Blue Danube Stirs Questions in Bulgaria

The Bulgaria section of the Danube River has not been included among the views that accompanied one of the biggest musical performances in the world - the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2010 from the Musikverein.

Society » Culture | January 1, 2010, Friday // 18:10 | Viewed: 4894

Culture Minister Reveals Plan to Create Bulgarian Louvre

Bulgaria Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has announced that Bulgaria will build a National Museum Complex over the next 2-3 years.

Society » Culture | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 2990

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Culture

A number of cultural events marked Bulgaria's public life in 2009.

Society » Culture | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 2288

Bulgaria's Georgi Gospodinov among Best European Fiction Writers 2010

Bulgarian poet and writer Georgi Gospodinov is one of thirty-five European writers, featuring in the "Best European Fiction 2010", which recently went on sale in the United States.

Society » Culture | December 22, 2009, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3542

AC/DC Launch Black Ice II Tour in Bulgaria

Road warriors AC/DC are back at it again, having just added a string of European dates to the second part of their Black Ice world tour, which will kick off in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 18, 2009, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 9168

Diana Picasso Opens Sofia Modern Arts Exhibition

Diana, the grand-daughter of world-famous artist Pablo Picasso, arrived in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, for the opening of the Museum Gallery of Modern Art.

Society » Culture | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 8113

Bulgaria to Celebrate 750 Years since Painting of Boyana Church Frescoes

Bulgaria's National History Museum has announced it would organize a campaign to celebrate the 750th year since the painting of the frescoes of the world-famous Boyana Church outside of Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2009, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 4463

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Honored in Unique Display

Priceless relics from the legacy of renowned Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov are on display at the National Library in downtown Sofia Monday.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2009, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2097

Amoz Os: I Feel at Home in Bulgaria

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, paid his first visit to Bulgaria this weekend to present his new book "Rhyming Life and Death“ in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2009, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1816

Picasso's Granddaughter to Inaugurate Unique Bulgaria Art Gallery

A unique for South Eastern Europe and Bulgaria, Museum Gallery of Modern Art will officially open in Sofia on December 17.

Society » Culture | December 4, 2009, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 3500

Bulgarian UNESCO Head Strikes Deal with Google to Offer Virtual Visits to World Heritage Sites

Sites of outstanding universal value inscribed on the World Heritage List can now be explored online by internet users around the world, thanks to an alliance signed by UNESCO and the international corporation Google.

Society » Culture | December 3, 2009, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2495

Sofia Book Fair Unhurt By Crisis

A total of 125 Bulgarian publishing houses and distributors and eight foreign ones are taking part in the 28th edition of Sofia Book Fair, which opened its doors on December 2 at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 2, 2009, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1440

Bulgaria Love for Movies Unwavering despite Crisis

Despite the global economic crisis, Bulgarians continue to go to the movies every week, data from a Gallup poll reveals.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1416
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