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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: 3886

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: 2390

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: 6721

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: 2655

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: 3021

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: 4963

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: 2475

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: 3459

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: 5813

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: 3745

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: 4090

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: 5985

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: 2805

Days of Bulgarian Cinema Open in Prague

The Days of Bulgarian Cinema open Friday in the Czech capital Prague with a documentary titled "Cuba Is Music," and a concert of pop singer Yordanka Hristova.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2011, Friday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1972

American Band Entertains Sofia Metro Riders

The American string band Ebony Hillbillies held an improvised concert at the Sofia University metro station in downtown Bulgarian capital Wednesday morning.

Society » Culture | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 2181

Bryan Adams Digs Bulgarian World Music

In a Songlines (World Music Magazine) feature, pop star Bryan Adams has revealed his exclusive playlist of Top 5 World Music Tracks, which includes two Bulgarian performers.

Society » Culture | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2676

Heavy Metal Band Judas Priest Announces Sofia Gig

English heavy metal band Judas Priest will stage a concert in Bulgaria on July 8, according to information on their official website.

Society » Culture | February 4, 2011, Friday // 17:02 | Viewed: 6170

First Bulgarian Gardener at Prestigious UK Flower Show

Gardener Hristo Yordanov will be the first Bulgarian to participate in one of the most prestigious flower forum in the UK, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

Society » Culture | February 4, 2011, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 3363

Scandals Threaten to Mar Bulgaria's Eurovision Race Again

As Bulgaria's state-owned national television BNT started the quest to find an entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, the odds are that the race this year is very likely to be marred by scandals, yet again.

Society » Culture | February 2, 2011, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 4495

Bulgarian Girl Awarded in National Geographic Photo Contest

Bulgarian teenage girl, Magdalena Velkova, has received an award from the National Geographic International Photo Contest for Kids.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:23 | Viewed: 11171

Ethno-Pop Diva Ishtar Arrives to Bulgaria with 12-Member Crew

Israeli-born ethno-pop singer Ishtar will arrive with a crew of 12 musicians, backing vocalists and dancers for her three gigs in Bulgaria, the organizers of the concerts, ART BG, announced.

Society » Culture | January 31, 2011, Monday // 19:29 | Viewed: 3848
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