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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: 5791

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: 3249

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: 2842

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: 3623

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: 2070

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: 1493

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: 2090

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: 2237

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: 1127

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: 1625

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: 3585

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: 2578

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: 2968

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: 4165

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: 4192

Sprite Graffiti Fest 2009 Brings Best Bulgarian Artists to Sofia

The annual Sprite Graffiti Fest 2009 took place Sunday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia bringing together the seventy best Bulgarian graffiti artists.

Society » Culture | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 18:45 | Viewed: 3859

Harlem Gospel Choir with 4 Concerts in Bulgaria in November

One of the most popular gospel groups in America, Harlem Gospel Choir, is going to perform in four Bulgarian cities in November 2009.

Society » Culture | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3658

Bulgaria Film among Top 3 Finalists for EP LUX Prize

The Bulgarian film "Eastern Plays" of director, Kamen Kalev, a co-production with Sweden, is among the top three selected to compete for the EP LUX Prize.

Society » Culture | September 11, 2009, Friday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1880

Bulgaria Nominates Movie Hit for Best Foreign Film Oscars

The movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner," directed by Stefan Komandarev, is the Bulgarian nomination for the Oscars.

Society » Culture | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3046

Jews from around World Honor Centennial of Sofia Synagogue

Representatives of Jewish organizations from around the world together with many Bulgarians attended Wednesday evening the culmination of the celebrations of the 100 birthday of the Sofia synagogue.

Society » Culture | September 9, 2009, Wednesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 7411

Bulgaria Marks European Day of Jewish Culture

The 10th edition of the European Day of Jewish Culture is held Sunday, across 20 countries in Europe.

Society » Culture | September 6, 2009, Sunday // 10:59 | Viewed: 2171
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