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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: 2968

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: 3241

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: 2520

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: 2368

Bulgarian Actress, Film Director Stirs Scandal in Italy

Bulgarian actress and film director Michelle Bonev has been involved in a scandal in Italy, the Bulgarian private TV channel bTV reported.

Society » Culture | November 26, 2010, Friday // 10:37 | Viewed: 4224

Bulgaria Hosts International Festival of Mountain Cinema

The Bulgarian ski resort Bansko hosts the 10th International festival of the Mountaineers Cinema starting Wednesday, with exciting guests attending.

Society » Culture | November 24, 2010, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1341

Paco de Lucia to Complete European Tour in Bulgaria

Paco de Lucia, the legendary flamenco musician, is to end his European tour with a concert in Bulgaria's capital December 9 2010.

Society » Culture | November 22, 2010, Monday // 11:37 | Viewed: 2274

Norway Vows To Invest in Bulgarian Cultural Heritage

The Norwegian government will provide financial support for preserving Bulgaria's cultural heritage

Society » Culture | November 19, 2010, Friday // 17:50 | Viewed: 3460

Bulgarian Culture Minister Mulls Museum of Totalitarian Art

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, is planning on bringing back the atmosphere of the demolished Sofia mausoleum of Communist leader, Georgi Dimitrov.

Society » Culture | November 17, 2010, Wednesday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2633

Salvador Dali's Illustrations Start World Tour from Bulgaria

Unique illustrations by the prominent Spanish painter Salvador Dali are shown in the National Gallery of Foreign Art in Sofia, starting Wednesday.

Society » Culture | November 17, 2010, Wednesday // 16:07 | Viewed: 3753

Christmas Fast Purifies Bulgarians' Bodies and Souls

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians enter Wednesday a forty-day fast hailing the humbleness of soul and body to meet the birth of Jesus Christ.

Society » Culture | November 15, 2010, Monday // 15:51 | Viewed: 5253

Jurgen Roth: Ex Interior Minister Protected Bulgarian Mafia

Bulgaria's former Socialist Interior Minister, Rumen Petkov, is a political patron of alleged top criminals in the country, German top investigative journalist Jurgen Roth says.

Society » Culture | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 20:58 | Viewed: 2405

Jurgen Roth Presents 'Gangster Economy' in Sofia, Meets PM

German top investigative journalist Jurgen Roth has arrived in the Bulgarian capital Sofia to present on Thursday the Bulgarian edition of his new book "Gangsterwirtschaft" ("Gangster Economy").

Society » Culture | November 11, 2010, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1916

Bulgaria Unveils Monument of Legendary Poetess

The Black Sea city of Burgas has opened a monument of Petya Dubarova, a poetess that touches the hearts of Bulgarians to this day despite the fact that she left behind a single book of poems published posthumously.

Society » Culture | November 6, 2010, Saturday // 17:21 | Viewed: 3990

Bulgarian Artists Join Festival for Kids on Tour in Scotland

A new music festival for children is on tour in Scotland until 13 November, bringing together artists from Bulgaria, Canada, Finland, France, Mali, Sweden, Turkey and the UK, BBC reported.

Society » Culture | November 5, 2010, Friday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2018

Mensa to Hold Global Meeting in Bulgaria

Sofia has been chosen to host the annual world meeting of the most prestigious high-IQ organization Mensa.

Society » Culture | November 2, 2010, Tuesday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1719

Bulgaria Honors Glagolitic Alphabet on Enlighteners' Day

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov opened a special exhibit for November 1, Bulgarian Enlighteners' Day, dedicated to the first Slavic alphabet known as Glagolitsa.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2010, Monday // 20:55 | Viewed: 3301

Bulgarian 'Goblins' Anticipate Halloween Night

Bulgarians are preparing to celebrate Sunday evening All Saints Day or Halloween, a holiday even though not traditional, becoming more and more popular in recent years.

Society » Culture | October 31, 2010, Sunday // 13:06 | Viewed: 2763

Bulgaria's Plovdiv Hosts Top Israeli Artists Exhibit

Bulgaria's second largest city of Plovdiv became Friday the host of an exhibit of works of Israel's top artists.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2010, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 2360

Legendary Jon Lord Excited to Meet Bulgarian Fans Again

Legendary composer and Deep Purple co-founder, Jon Lord, has arrived in Sofia few days before his second concert in Bulgaria, the organizers Sofia Music Enterprises have announced.

Society » Culture | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 2089

Bulgarian Capital Hosts 1st Independent US Film Fest

The Bulgarian capital Sofia is preparing to host its first ever independent film fest named So!Independent with hit movies from the Sundance and Tribeca.

Society » Culture | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1646
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