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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: 3873

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: 2916

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: 4083

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: 5869

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: 3880

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: 6691

'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: 2583

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: 4499

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: 3907

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: 2395

Shakira to Stage Concert in Romania, Skips Bulgaria

Latin pop sensation Shakira has included additional shows in Eastern Europe for her 2011 "The Sun Comes Out" world tour, but no concert in Bulgaria has been announced.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 6844

Stone, Polanski May Arrive to Bulgaria for Short Film Festival

Hollywood film director and screenwriter Oliver Stone is expected to be an official guest at the 9th edition of the International Short Film Festival "In The Palace" in Bulgaria's Black Sea town of Balchik.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 2665

Rock Legend Sting to Perform in Bulgaria in June

Rock legend Sting will perform in the Bulgarian capital on June 7 as part of the music festival Arena Muzika, the organizers Sofia Music Enterprises have announced.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2011, Tuesday // 11:54 | Viewed: 3027

Manu Chao to Perform in Bulgaria 9 Years after 1st Concert

World-famous singer Manu Chao will stage a second concert in Bulgaria, nine years after his first gig in the country.

Society » Culture | February 21, 2011, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 5013

UNESCO Marks International Mother Language Day

UNESCO and a number of countries across the globe are marking Monday International Mother Language Day.

Society » Culture | February 21, 2011, Monday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2491

New Bulgarian TV Series to Air in March

Popular Bulgarian actors have begun filming the new Bulgarian TV series, "Stolichani v poveche" ("Sofianites Too Much"), which is expected to air in March.

Society » Culture | February 17, 2011, Thursday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3490

Legendary Claudia Cardinale Special Guest at Sofia Film Fest

Legendary Italian actress Claudia Cardinale is arriving to Bulgaria to be a special guest at the 15th edition of the Sofia International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 14:23 | Viewed: 5846

Bulgarian Movie 'Tilt' Tops National Box Office

"Tilt" has become the second Bulgarian movie to top the national box office after last year's hit movie "Mission London".

Society » Culture | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 16:37 | Viewed: 3756

Portuguese Singer Sara Tavares Stages 2nd Gig in Bulgaria

Portuguese singer Sara Tavares has announced that her second concert in Bulgaria will be staged on May 14.

Society » Culture | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 13:07 | Viewed: 4131

Bulgarians Happy to Celebrate Both Love and Wine

Bulgaria has been marking two holidays on February 14 since the fall of communism in the late eighties, when the day of the sweethearts came to the country.

Society » Culture | February 14, 2011, Monday // 07:32 | Viewed: 6098

UK Rock Legend Joe Cocker to Delight Sofia in May

British rock legend - singer Joe Cocker will hold his first ever concert in Bulgaria on May 28th, 2011, organizers Balkan Entertainment announced Friday.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2011, Friday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2822
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