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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: 1438

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: 1428

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: 3798

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: 1546

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: 4155

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: 1872

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: 5760

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: 3225

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: 2832

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: 3595

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: 2064

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: 2087

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: 2223

Right to Information Festival Kicks off in India with Bulgarian Documentary

Bulgarian documentary, which follows the investigative stories of journalists who uncover corruption in the government machinery, kickstarted the first international Right to Information (RTI) Film Festival in New Del

Society » Culture | October 7, 2009, Wednesday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1122

English Artist 'Duty Bound' to Record Bulgaria Rural Way of Life

English watercolor artist Martin Stephenson has stated that he is “duty bound” to record the Bulgarian rural way of life before it changes for ever.

Society » Culture | October 5, 2009, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria Fire Dancing Gets UNESCO Protected Cultural Status

The Bulgarian traditional fire dancing (nestinari) has been declared a part of the world's cultural heritage by the United Nations.

Society » Culture | September 30, 2009, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 3561

London to Have Bulgarian Culture Institute in 2010

A new Bulgarian Culture Institute is opening in London in 2010, the Bulgarian Culture Ministry informs Friday.

Society » Culture | September 25, 2009, Friday // 19:25 | Viewed: 2567

Bulgaria Marks Independence Day with Nationwide Celebrations

Celebrations have begun Tuesday across the country on Bulgaria's Independence Day, September 22.

Society » Culture | September 22, 2009, Tuesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 2943

Bulgaria Muslims Pay Respect to Hair of Mohammed's Beard

Hundreds of Muslims from Southern Bulgaria paid Wednesday respect to a hair of Prophet Mohammed's beard in the city of Kardzhali.

Society » Culture | September 16, 2009, Wednesday // 17:59 | Viewed: 4149

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox Celebrate Holy Cross Day

Monday, September 14 is Holy Cross Day, one of the most important and solemn religious holidays.

Society » Culture | September 14, 2009, Monday // 11:39 | Viewed: 4046
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