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Top French Model Laetitia Casta to Star in Film of Hit Bulgarian Director

French top model Laetitia Casta will be the star of the new movie of Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev, whose first feature film "Eastern Plays" became an international hit.

Society » Culture | August 9, 2010, Monday // 20:17 | Viewed: 4344

Bulgarian Black Sea South Savors 'Manna' Honey

The seventh yearly manna honey festival kicked off Monday in the southern Bulgarian Black Sea town of Tsarevo.

Society » Culture | August 9, 2010, Monday // 16:16 | Viewed: 5512

London Bulgarian Choir Sets Out on 2nd Bulgarian Tour

The London Bulgarian Choir will be heading for its second ever tour of Bulgaria in August, its website announced.

Society » Culture | August 6, 2010, Friday // 19:48 | Viewed: 1985

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2010, Friday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1423

Bulgarian Students to Perform at International Theater Festival

Bulgarian students from the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts (NATFIZ) will participate in the World Festival of Theater Schools in Lima, Peru.

Society » Culture | August 2, 2010, Monday // 13:29 | Viewed: 2159

Bulgarian Folk Music Celebrates at Two Major Festivals

Two important and much-loved Bulgarian folk music festivals - Pirin Pee and the Gela village gathering - are taking place Saturday.

Society » Culture | July 31, 2010, Saturday // 11:22 | Viewed: 3292

Jazz Legend Natalie Cole to Perform in Sofia

The world famous jazz singer Natalie Cole will perform in Bulgaria for the first time on July 30.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2010, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 2876

Bulgaria's Tsarevets to Host 3rd Opera, Ballet Festival

The chair of the Bulgarian Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva, will open the third edition of the summer opera and ballet festival "Stage of the Ages" in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2010, Friday // 10:10 | Viewed: 2591

German Power Metal Band Helloween to Sing in Bulgaria in January

German power/speed metal band Helloween will stage its fifth ever concert in Bulgaria in January 2011.

Society » Culture | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 3292

UNESCO Statute of Bulgaria's Nesebar Hangs on Thread

Bulgaria's historical Black Sea town of Nesebar will remain a UNESCO World Heritage City for the time being, the Mayor, Nikolay Dimitrov, announced Wednesday.

Society » Culture | July 28, 2010, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 5490

Julio Iglesias to Stage 2 Concerts in Bulgaria

The popular Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will have two concerts in Bulgaria during his "Starry Night" tour, the organizers from ME Music have announced.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 4971

Bulgarian Cabinet Kicks Off Controversial Theater Reform

The Bulgarian government adopted a degree to merge a number of theaters and related institutions at its Tuesday sitting, thus starting its recently announced reform of state-funded theaters and music troupes in the country.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2675

Bulgaria Anticipates Anxiously UNESCO Decisions on World Heritage

The Bulgarian authorities and society are anxious about the results of a UNESCO meeting taking place in Brazil's capital Brasilia which could have important impact on the status of the country's recognized World Heritage sites.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2010, Sunday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2587

Jazz Legend Al Jarreau Critically Ill in Paris Hospital

Jazz legend Al Jarreau has been admitted in a "critical" condition to a French hospital after falling ill just before he was due to go on stage, health officials said.

Society » Culture | July 23, 2010, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2449

Sofia Architect to Preside over Bulgarian Louvre Contest

Sofia chief architect Petar Dikov will head the jury in the competition for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre, it emerged on Thursday.

Society » Culture | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1944

UK Actor Leslie Grantham to Star in Bulgarian Sitcom

Popular British actor Leslie Grantham will be starring in "The English Neighbor", the newest sitcom of the Bulgarian National Television.

Society » Culture | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 4716

Architects Flock to Design Bulgarian Louvre

The public tender for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre had attracted 31 architects, the Culture Ministry informs.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1968

Municipality to Provide Free Tours in Bulgaria's Capital

The Sofia municipality will offer citizens and guests of the Bulgarian capital a free walking tour of the sights in the central part of the city.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2203

Bulgarian Medieval Castle Might Be Protected by UNESCO

The South African Ambassador in Bulgaria, Sheila Camerer has announced that there is a possibility for the medieval fortress in the Bulgarian city of Vidin, "Baba Vida", to be included in the protected sites by UNESCO.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 3688

Bulgaria's Plovdiv, Ruse Protest Local Operas Cut

Municipal authorities in Bulgarian cities of Plovdiv and Russe have stood Monday in support of local operas and philharmonic societies, which are facing a cut-down as a part of reforms advanced by the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2010, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2358

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Bulgaria

Ecumenical Patriarch and Archbishop of Constantinople Bartholomew I is on an official visit to Bulgaria this weekend to meet Bulgarian believers and official leaders.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 15:17 | Viewed: 8696
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