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Mensa to Hold Global Meeting in Bulgaria

Sofia has been chosen to host the annual world meeting of the most prestigious high-IQ organization Mensa.

Society » Culture | November 2, 2010, Tuesday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1689

Bulgaria Honors Glagolitic Alphabet on Enlighteners' Day

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov opened a special exhibit for November 1, Bulgarian Enlighteners' Day, dedicated to the first Slavic alphabet known as Glagolitsa.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2010, Monday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3192

Bulgarian 'Goblins' Anticipate Halloween Night

Bulgarians are preparing to celebrate Sunday evening All Saints Day or Halloween, a holiday even though not traditional, becoming more and more popular in recent years.

Society » Culture | October 31, 2010, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 2705

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Hosts Top Israeli Artists Exhibit

Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv became Friday the host of an exhibit of works of Israel's top artists.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2010, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 2264

Legendary Jon Lord Excited to Meet Bulgarian Fans Again

Legendary composer and Deep Purple co-founder, Jon Lord, has arrived in Sofia few days before his second concert in Bulgaria, the organizers Sofia Music Enterprises have announced.

Society » Culture | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1966

Bulgarian Capital Hosts 1st Independent US Film Fest

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is preparing to host its first ever independent film fest named So!Independent with hit movies from the Sundance and Tribeca.

Society » Culture | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1615

Bulgarian Masterpieces to Dazzle UNESCO

The Director General of UNESCO, Bulgaria's Irina Bokova, announced she wanted works of famous Bulgarian painters to be the decoration of her office.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1847

15,000 Bulgarian Fans Say Goodbye to Scorpions

Rain and bad weather did not stop more than 15,000 people to go and see Scorpions live for the last time at the band's farewell concert in Sofia Monday night.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2916

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Winter Herald

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, on October 26.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 3784

UNESCO to Open Regional Center in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, and UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, have signed an agreement for opening of a Regional Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage of Southeastern Europe in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2010, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1886

Scorpions Say Goodbye to Bulgarian Fans

Legendary rock band Scorpions will have their farewell concert in Bulgaria on Monday.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2010, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2181

500 Honor Unveiling of Ronnie James Dio Monument in Bulgaria

More than 500 people, among whom former  AC/DC and Dio drummer Simon Wright, were among the guests at the unveiling of the world's first monument to late legendary rock singer Ronnie James Dio, in Bulgaria's Kavarna.

Society » Culture | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 12:20 | Viewed: 6536

Rock Dignitaries to Honor Unveiling of Ronnie James Dio Monument in Bulgaria

Joey DeMaio from heavy metal greats Manowar and ex AC/DC and Dio drummer Simon Wright will be among the guests at the unveiling of the world's first monument to late legendary rock singer Ronnie James Dio, in Bulgaria's Kavarna.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 3402

Angelique Kidjo to Have First Concert in Bulgaria

The Grammy Award-winning singer Angelique Kidjo, known as "Africa's premier diva," will have her first concert in Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1892

Architect Appeals 'Bulgarian Louvre' Winning Bid

The the public tender for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre, is appealed by architect Vladislav Nikolov with the Commission for Competition Protection.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2453

Russian City Tolyatti to Host Bulgarian Kazanlak Treasure

Archaeological treasures from ancient Thrace found around the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak are going to be displayed in the Russian city of Tolyatti, agreed town authorities of the two cities.

Society » Culture | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 2129

Julio Iglesias to Sing in Sofia, Cancels Varna Gig

World-known Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will sing for his Bulgarian fans in Sofia's National Palace of Culture on Tuesday, the organizers from ME Music have announced/

Society » Culture | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 3468

Canada Suggests Bulgarian Filmmaker for Oscars Nominations

A film by the Bulgarian filmmaker Theodore Ushev has been suggested by Canada's National Film Board for the 2011 Oscars nominations in the category for Best Animated Film.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2010, Monday // 13:00 | Viewed: 2654

Vaya Con Dios to Have Second Concert in Bulgaria

Popular Belgian band Vaya Con Dios will have a concert in Sofia's National Palace of Culture on February 19, 2011, the organizers, Loud Concerts, have annoucned.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2010, Monday // 12:04 | Viewed: 3151

Bulgarian Film Fest Finale Marred by Protests

Despite protests of Bulgarian filmmakers against the policies of the cabinet in the culture sector, the "Golden Rose" movie fest awards were announced late Friday evening.

Society » Culture | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 10:42 | Viewed: 3015

German Theaters Outraged at Bulgarian 'Reform'

The German Theater Union has issued a strong-worded letter of alarm against Bulgarian government-imposed self-styled "reforms" of theaters, which has seen funds drastically cut and institutions disbanded.

Society » Culture | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2689
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