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Bulgaria Marks Day of Revolutionary Hristo Botev

Bulgaria marks Wednesday, June 2, the 134th anniversary of the death of one of the most prominent Bulgarians - the publicist, poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev, who gave his life for Bulgaria's independence.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 3353

Bulgaria EU Commissioner Supports Haiti Charity Concert in Sofia

Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, supported the charity concert for Haiti in Sofia Sunday.

Society » Culture | May 31, 2010, Monday // 07:40 | Viewed: 2240

Bulgarian Pianist Wins 2nd Prize in Prestigious Belgian Contest

Bulgarian piano player Evgeni Bozhanov has won the second price in the renown Queen Elizabeth Music Contest in Belgium.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2010, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1935

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

Bulgarians from around the country and the world are paying tribute Monday, May 24, to the deed of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, the creators of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2010, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 4827

Bulgaria Bestows Most Prestigious Theater Awards

Bulgaria will award Sunday evening theatrical companies and actors with the most prestigious award in the country, the Askeers.

Society » Culture | May 23, 2010, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1729

Bulgaria Orthodox Christians Mark Cherry All Souls' Day

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox honor Saturday the All Souls' Day before Pentecost or the so-called Cherry All Souls' Day.

Society » Culture | May 22, 2010, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgaria Film Industry Sees Record Production Increase

The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has revealed that 110 films were produced in Bulgaria in 2009, a 20% rise in the number of films compared to 2008.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2010, Friday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2443

Bulgarians Show Less Interest in Libraries, Museums, Theaters

The number of visits of museum, theaters, and libraries in Bulgaria declined in 2009, according to data of the National Statistical Institute.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2010, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2535

Israeli Overwhelms Bulgarian in Artes Mundi 4 Contest

An artist from Israel is the winner of the fourth Artes Mundi 4 prize, one of the UK's biggest arts prizes, whose shortlist included a Bulgarian contester as well.

Society » Culture | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1294

Bulgaria Sees 5th "Night of the Museums"

The fifth "Night of the Museums" took place in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities on May 15, part of the international festivities for the International Day of the Museums, May 18.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2010, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1662

Monument of Bulgarian Writer Ivan Vazov on Its Way to Rome

The bronze monument of the most prominent Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov is on its way to be inaugurated in the Italian capital Rome May 21, 2010.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2010, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3090

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or the so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2298

Bulgaria Celebrates 5th 'Night of the Museums'

The fifth "Night of the Museums" will take place in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities on May 15, the Ministry of Culture announced.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Sts Cyril and Methodius

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church celebrates Tuesday, May 11, the feast day of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, two of the fathers of the Slavic literary culture.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2720

Bulgarian High School Student Launches Feature Film

A 17-year old student at the French Language School in Sofia is the first Bulgarian teenager to have made a feature film.

Society » Culture | May 10, 2010, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2642

Bulgarian Soprano Grabs Top Opera Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, a 28-year-old Bulgarian soprano, has taken the top prize in the prestigious Operalia competition founded and conducted by the Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.

Society » Culture | May 3, 2010, Monday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2020

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church Marks Day of Tsar Boris I

Bulgaria marks Sunday the Day of Tsar Boris I known as The Baptist with solemn masses in churches around the country.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2010, Sunday // 18:20 | Viewed: 5036

US Foundation Brings Famous Artist Hunt Slonem to Bulgaria

Famous American painter and world-renowned master of pop art, Hunt Slonem, personally opened two exhibits in Bulgaria's capital Sofia Thursday and Friday.

Society » Culture | April 30, 2010, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3807

'Mission London' Breaks Bulgaria's Box Office Record

Bulgaria's latest motion picture "Mission London" brought BGN 355 120 in just 3 days, with 50 000 people going to the movie theaters between April 16 and 18.

Society » Culture | April 19, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 3206

Bulgaria Blockbuster 'Mission London' Hits Box Offices

The most anticipated Bulgarian movie for 2010 "Mission London" will begin showing Friday in movie theaters across the country.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2010, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 4800

Bulgaria Ensures Safe July Morning

Solar lamps will be installed out of safety concerns along the Kamen Bryag village on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, a traditional location for the hippy-style celebration of hailing the sunrise on July 1, known as July Morning.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1739
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