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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

Bulgaria Welcomes Top Israeli Writer Amoz Os

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, will pay his first visit to Bulgaria on December 5 to present his new book "Life and Death in Rhymes" in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1744

New Education Minister: Bulgaria Scholars Hostile to Change

Any urges to reform Bulgaria's education system are met with an impenetrable stone wall erected by resisting academia.

Society » Culture | November 30, 2009, Monday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1803

Nesebar Seeks State Aid, Cooperation to Preserve Ancient City

The Mayor of the historical Black Sea town of Nesebar has appealed to the Bulgarian state and parliament for assistance in preserving the heritage of the Old Town.

Society » Culture | November 23, 2009, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 10149

Hit Bulgarian Movie Wins Its 21st International Award

The hit 2008 Bulgarian movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner" won Sunday the grand prix at the Listopad Festival in Belarusian capital Minsk.

Society » Culture | November 22, 2009, Sunday // 16:26 | Viewed: 8298

Bulgaria Film Fest 'Cinemania' Opening Friday

Cinemania, the long-established Bulgarian film festival, will open on Friday evening with a showing of Spanish director Carlos Saura’s “I, Don Giovanni”.

Society » Culture | November 13, 2009, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 2938

Sofia/Paris Open Class Takes You behind Film Noir Screen

Bulgarian film-lovers, novices and experts alike, will have the opportunity to participate in an open cinema workshop, exploring the nature and best examples of the film noir category, organized by French producer Patrick Sandrin.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1436

Cloudy Bulgaria Celebrates Winter Herald

Orthodox Bulgarians mark on October 26 the Christian St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, as forecasts promise clouds, fogs and scattered showers.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2009, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1425

Bulgarian Movie 'Eastern Plays' Wins Awards at Tokyo Festival

The Bulgarian movie “Eastern Plays” of Director Kamen Kalev won first price at the Intertional Movie Festival in Tokyo, Japan.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2009, Sunday // 21:13 | Viewed: 3790

German Journalist Takes In-depth Look at Bulgaria

The German journalist Tomas Magosch published recently his book about Bulgaria in which he tells his experiences, impressions and observations about the country.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1541

US Legends ZZ TOP Rock Bulgaria Capital

The legendary US rock band ZZ TOP will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on October 21, 2009 as part of their Double Down Live tour.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 4138

Bulgarian-Swedish Film 'Eastern Plays' Wins Golden Orange Award

‘Eastern Plays’, directed by Bulgarian Kamen Kalev, was presented with the Young Jury Award for Best International Film at the 46th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival late Sunday.

Society » Culture | October 19, 2009, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 1866

Bulgaria Picks Pop Star Miro for Eurovision Song Contest

The Bulgarian pop star Miro (Miroslav Kostadinov) has been selected by a 51-member jury to represent Bulgaria at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest.

Society » Culture | October 18, 2009, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 5724

Particle of St Ivan Rilski Relics Arrives in Bulgaria's Pernik

The Bulgarian western city of Pernik accepted Saturday a particle of the relics of St. Ivan Rilski.

Society » Culture | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 19:58 | Viewed: 3192

Alpha Bank Donates Hit Exhibit to Bulgaria Capital Sofia

The Greek-owned Alpha Bank is donating to the Bulgarian capital Sofia 140 photos from its hit exhibit dedicated to two 130-year anniversaries.

Society » Culture | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2829

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Petkovden

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Petkovden on Wednesday October 14, a day that marks the beginning of the Bulgarian Winter.

Society » Culture | October 14, 2009, Wednesday // 08:42 | Viewed: 3542

Culture Minister: Bulgaria Must Learn from Czech Artist Cerny

Bulgaria must learn a lesson from the whole case with Czech artist David Cerny and his exhibit Entropa.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2009, Sunday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2060

Bulgarian Shortlisted for UK Biggest Visual Arts Prize

Bulgarian Ergin Çavusoglu is one of eight artists, who have been nominated for Artes Mundi, the UK's biggest visual arts prize, which is hosted in Wales, BBC reported.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2009, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 1490

Legendary Al Di Meola Launches European Tour from Bulgaria

Bulgarian fans of Al Di Meola have a reason to rejoice as the superstar guitarist has announced his acoustic project New World Sinfonia will start with a concert here.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2009, Thursday // 13:30 | Viewed: 2079

Sibylle Lewitscharoff's "Apostoloff" Makes Debut in Bulgaria

The novel "Apostoloff"; by Sibylle Lewitscharoff, a German writer of Bulgarian origin, which made headlines with its despiteful descriptions of post-communist Bulgaria, will make its premiere in the capital Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Culture | October 8, 2009, Thursday // 10:03 | Viewed: 2214
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