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Madonna Gig to Block Sofia Downtown

The gig of pop star Madonna in the Bulgarian capital will bring traffic in downtown Sofia to a standstill with all major boulevards near the stadium to host it being closed.

Society » Culture | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2602

UK Cathedral Music Director Would Welcome Bulgarian Choirs

Alexander Mason, Director of Music at St David's Cathedral, has stated that Wales and St David's would be delighted to host Bulgarian touring choirs.

Society » Culture | August 25, 2009, Tuesday // 10:57 | Viewed: 3181

Bulgarian Icons Paris Exhibit Gets Invited to Monaco, Prague

The unique exhibition of Bulgarian icons still going on in Paris, France, has been invited for displays in Monaco and the Czech Republic.

Society » Culture | August 24, 2009, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2634

Bulgarian Icons Exhibit Attracts Thousands of Visitors in Paris

Over 85 000 people have visited the "Treasures of the Bulgarian Icons" exhibition in the French capital Paris.

Society » Culture | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2420

Bulgaria's Nessebar Old Town Keeps UNESCO Status

The old town of Nessebar is a unique cultural and natural heritage site and will not be deleted from the UNESCO World Heritage list, as was recently feared.

Society » Culture | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2694

Serbian Publication: Shopska Salad Is Not Bulgarian

A Serbian publication has challenged the right of Bulgarians to call Shopska Salad a Bulgarian dish, suggesting instead that it is a pan-Slavic creation.

Society » Culture | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 4404

Minister of Labor Changes Head of Beautiful Bulgaria Project

Architect Valeria Boteva will be the new head of the Beautiful Bulgaria project, said the Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Totyu Mladenov.

Society » Culture | August 10, 2009, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1457

Stallone, De Niro, Pacino All Set for Bulgaria Filming in 2010

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone are all set to come to Bulgaria in 2010 according to new Deputy Culture Minister, Dimitar Dereliev.

Society » Culture | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 20:22 | Viewed: 7429

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 4317

"Dzift" Best Bulgarian Film of 2008, No Award for Director

The movie "Dzift" was declared the Best Bulgarian Film of 2008 by the National Film Center and Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 21:01 | Viewed: 3050

Bulgaria July Jazz Festival Says Yes to Nature Preservation

The July Jazz Festival will be brought to a close on Saturday night at the foot of Perelik peak close to the town of Smolyan.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 2873

Bulgaria First Newspaper in Serbia Faces Bankruptcy

The oldest Bulgarian newspaper in Serbia, "Bratstvo" (Brotherhood), is near bankruptcy after the Serbian government cut by 75% the state funding of the media.

Society » Culture | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1373

Bulgaria Ski Resort Bansko Welcomes Jazz Fans

The ski resort, Bansko, will host the twelfth edition of the traditional jazz festival organized in the Bulgarian town each year.

Society » Culture | July 21, 2009, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1657

Argentina Beauty Crowned Bulgaria's Tarnovo Folk Fest Queen

Maria Laura Algora from Argentina was chosen as Miss Festival 2009 at the international Veliko Tarnovo Folk Fest.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2009, Sunday // 15:44 | Viewed: 6122

Bulgaria Marks Birthday of National Hero Levski

On Saturday Bulgaria marks 172 years since the birth of the "all-time greatest Bulgarian" Vasil Levski.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 3011

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Hosts International Folk Fest

Sofia is the host of an international three-day folk festival, which opened officially Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 19:24 | Viewed: 5742

Popular UK Cathedral Choir Set for Bulgaria Tour

The popular St David's Cathedral choir, from the UK's smallest city, is set to begin a tour of Bulgaria on July 18.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2895

Bulgaria Own King of Pop Receives Hall of Fame Star

Pop singer, Vasil Naydenov, is the latest celebrity to receive a star in Bulgaria's own Hall of Fame.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 2474

Award Winning US Photographer Huie to Visit Bulgaria

Award winning US photographer, Wing Young Huie, will visit Bulgaria to present his spectacular photography, which depicts the complex, social, ethnic and cultural realities of American society.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 925

British Council in Bulgaria Closes Sofia Library

British Council is closing their English language library services in November 2009, their official site announces.

Society » Culture | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 14:14 | Viewed: 2958

Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks Down to 4th Place in New 7 Wonders Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik moved down one place to fourth position in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2009, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 6469
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