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Bulgaria Celebrates Cinema Day, Movie Theaters Skip

As Wednesday marks the day of Bulgarian cinema, no Bulgarian movies are being shown in the country's biggest theaters.

Society » Culture | January 13, 2011, Thursday // 13:43 | Viewed: 1939

Ruling GERB Party to Fight for Purity of Bulgarian Language

The Bulgarian language must get once again understandable for all Bulgarians, according to ruling GERB party MP Emil Karanikolov.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2011, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1693

Uriah Heep Legend John Lawton Films Bulgarian Cities

English rock musician John Lawton, who is former Uriah Heep vocalist, has arrived to the southern Bulgarian town of Chepelare to continue filming his documentary movies about Bulgarian cities and towns, the local administration announced.

Society » Culture | January 10, 2011, Monday // 12:45 | Viewed: 5420

Bulgaria's Public Libraries Protest Total State Neglect

Bulgaria's network of public libraries has sent an open letter to PM Boyko Borisov, sharply protesting radical cuts and neglect on the part of the state.

Society » Culture | January 8, 2011, Saturday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1852

The Bulgaria 2010 Review: Culture

A number of cultural events marked Bulgaria's public life in 2010.

Society » Culture | January 6, 2011, Thursday // 21:55 | Viewed: 4844

Sofia International Festival Presents 200 Feature Films

The 15th edition of the Sofia International Film Festival will begin March 4 and its program will consist of about 200 feature films, with the main focus being on French cinema, the organizers have announced.

Society » Culture | January 3, 2011, Monday // 17:33 | Viewed: 2188

Bulgarian Artists to Sculpt Snow in Chicago

A Bulgarian team will join an international group of artists to sculpt in snow during the Snow Days festival in Chicago from January 28-30.

Society » Culture | December 31, 2010, Friday // 11:26 | Viewed: 2399

Italy's Culture Minister to Resign Over 'Fatal' Bulgarian Actress

Italian Culture Minister Sando Bondi is about to resign in the next couple of days due to the scandal involving Bulgarian-born actress Michelle Bonev and other issues, according to Italian media.

Society » Culture | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 2280

Bulgaria's Plovdiv to Launch EU Capital of Culture Bid

The Bulgarian Plovdiv will run for a European Capital of Culture in 2019, the city's Mayor, Slavcho Atanasov, has announced.

Society » Culture | December 29, 2010, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 4002

Bulgarian Iron Church Celebrates Patron Day

The Bulgarian "St. Stephen" church in Istanbul is celebrating Monday the day of its patron.

Society » Culture | December 27, 2010, Monday // 09:07 | Viewed: 2754

Sofia Awaits Traditional Charity Christmas Show

Sofia is anticipating a charity concert on Christmas night at the National "Ivan Vazov" Theater.

Society » Culture | December 24, 2010, Friday // 15:14 | Viewed: 2208

Istanbul City Hall Restores Famous Bulgarian Iron Church

The Istanbul City Hall is to restore the Bulgarian "St. Stefan" church, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reports Friday, citing Turkish media.

Society » Culture | December 24, 2010, Friday // 11:21 | Viewed: 5445

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: 2576

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: 2716

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: 2063

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: 4841

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: 2153

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: 2097

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: 11726

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: 2125

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: 5203
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