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Bulgarian Family Celebrations Mark End of Lent

Christmas Eve marks one of the brightest of the Christian holidays for Bulgarians.

Society » Culture | December 24, 2010, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 2531

Head of Bulgarian Film Center Falls Victim of Fatal Actress

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has accepted the resignation handed by Alexander Donev, head of the Bulgarian National Film Center, on Thursday.

Society » Culture | December 23, 2010, Thursday // 17:20 | Viewed: 2665

Young Bulgarian Artists Recreate Communism

Communism, as imagined by those who are too young to remember it – this was the focus of a temporary museum installation in Bulgaria December 16-20.

Society » Culture | December 21, 2010, Tuesday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1978

Bulgarians to Enjoy 2 Gigs of Ethno-Pop Singer Ishtar in 2011

Israeli-born ethno-pop singer Ishtar will stage two concerts in Bulgaria in the summer of 2011, the organizers ART BG have announced.

Society » Culture | December 20, 2010, Monday // 13:21 | Viewed: 4549

St. Ignatius Day Opens Christmas Festivities in Bulgaria

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria mark on Monday Ignazhden, the day of St. Ignatius, which inaugurates all the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Society » Culture | December 20, 2010, Monday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2061

French Author Publishes Book on Bulgaria's Post-Communist Era

French political scientist and educator, Nad?ge Ragaru, has published a book on the Bulgarian transition period after the communist regime.

Society » Culture | December 14, 2010, Tuesday // 16:35 | Viewed: 2049

Bulgarians: Wham! Single Most Annoying Christmas Song Ever

The British pop group Wham!'s 1984 single "Last Christmas" is the most annoying Christmas song ever, according to a Bulgarian poll.

Society » Culture | December 13, 2010, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 11645

Glenn Miller Orchestra to Stage Gigs in Bulgaria's Sofia, Varna

The Kings of Swing, Glenn Miller Orchestra, is arriving to Bulgaria again to stage two concerts in Sofia and in the Black Sea city of Varna, the organizers ART BG have announced.

Society » Culture | December 13, 2010, Monday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2100

German-Based N.O.H.A. to Represent Bulgaria at Eurovision - Report

German-based group N.O.H.A., best known for its hit song "Tu Cafe", will represent Bulgaria at Eurovision 2011, according to persistent rumours, circulating in Bulgarian media.

Society » Culture | December 12, 2010, Sunday // 17:08 | Viewed: 5015

Bestseller Aims at Resurrecting 'Dignity of Bulgarian Nation'

The premiere of the sequel of the novel by Bulgarian author, Dimitar Nedkov, "The Bulgarian's Sign," gathered once again a distinguished crowd of excited readers at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 18:54 | Viewed: 3241

Bulgarian Film Grabs 2 Top Cairo Fest Awards

Bulgarian film director Svetoslav Ovcharov became the star of the 34th edition of the prestigious International Film Festival held in Cairo, Egypt, between November 30 and December 9.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 3432

London Philharmonic to Wow Sofia on Short Balkan Trip

The London Philharmonic Orchestra will play for the first time in Bulgaria Saturday at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1693

Sofia Architect Wants to Shorten Culture Monuments' List

Chief Architect of Sofia, Petar Dikov, has declared his intention to downsize and update the list of buildings in the Bulgarian capital that are listed as culture monuments.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2010, Tuesday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1232

Sofia Anticipates International Book Fair

Sofia residents and visitors are in anticipation of the annual Sofia international book fair, opening Tuesday at 11:30 am at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2010, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 10325

Yann Tiersen Live in Sofia Wednesday

French composer Yann Tiersen will arrive and perform in Bulgaria on Wednesday,December 8 2010.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2010, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 3495

Epic Sofia Thrash Metal Gig DVD Breaks Double Platinum

The new DVD and Blue-ray entitled "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria", filmed last June at a gig starring Metallica, Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax, has reached double platinum status in France and Australia and gold in several countries.

Society » Culture | December 3, 2010, Friday // 15:27 | Viewed: 14047

Italy Furious over RAI's Purchase of Bulgarian Scandal-stirring Movie

Bulgarian actor and film producer Michelle Bonev has sold her movie "Farewell to Mom" to Italy's state-owned television company RAI for the price of EUR 1 M, Deutsche Welle reported.

Society » Culture | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 3074

Harlem Gospel Choir: Bulgaria 'Special' to Us

One of the most popular gospel groups in America, Harlem Gospel Choir, has arrived in Sofia a week before its concert in the National Palace of Culture, the organizers ART BG announced.

Society » Culture | November 29, 2010, Monday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2894

Bulgarian Film Center Funded Italy Scandal-stirring Movie

The scandal surrounding Bulgarian-born actress Michelle Bonev and her motion picture "Farewell to Mom" continues to flare, both in Italy and in Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | November 29, 2010, Monday // 12:25 | Viewed: 3166

Honneth, Boltanski Challenge Social Criticism at Bulgarian Conference

Sunday marks the second day of a major international philosophy conference in Sofia, Bulgaria with key European philosophers Axel Honneth and Luc Boltanski as keynote speakers.

Society » Culture | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2479

Accused Bulgarian-Italian Actress, Director Strikes Back

Italian actress and director of Bulgarian origin Michelle Bonev has come out with a statement denying accusations she had received backing from the Italian government at this fall's Venice Film Festival.

Society » Culture | November 28, 2010, Sunday // 13:52 | Viewed: 2325
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