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New Bulgarian Bestseller Intrigues Politicians, Intellectuals

The premiere of the latest novel by Bulgarian author, Dimitar Nedkov, "The Bulgarian's Sign," gathered over 200 of Sofia's intellectuals at the National Palace of Culture, eager to learn more about the intriguing plot.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2010, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 4048

Bulgarian Police to Protect Shipka Memorial until 2011

Bulgarian police officers will continue to protect the Shipka Memorial, the National Museum of History, the National Learning Complex of Culture and the National Art Gallery until the end of the year.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1814

Deutschland Radio: Police Became Laughing Stock of Bulgarians

The Bulgarian Interior Ministry became the laughing stock of all Bulgarians over the so-called "police anthem," according to a report of the German Deutschland radio.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2032

'Eastern Plays' Awarded Best Bulgarian Film for 2009

The Bulgarian movie "Eastern Plays" won the award for best movie for 2009 at the Bulgarian Film Academy ceremony Wednesday night.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2386

Afghanistan Movie Features Emblematic Bulgarian Folk Song

The most popular Bulgarian folk song, which was launched into space in 1977, has been used in a documentary movie for Afghanistan by National Geographic.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 12:10 | Viewed: 4118

Stolen Painting Featured in Bulgaria’s National Gallery of Nikola Tanev

Bulgaria's National Arts Gallery is opening Thursday an exhibition dedicated to the 120 birthday of one of the most renowned Bulgarian artists, Nikola Tanev.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 08:11 | Viewed: 4526

Hollywood Stars Invite Bulgarians in Documentary

Every Bulgarian could participate in the making of the first global documentary movie, directed and produced by the Hollywood stars Ridley Scott and Kevin McDonald.

Society » Culture | July 12, 2010, Monday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2324

Stolen Bulgarian Paintings Turn Up in London Galleries

Stolen paintings of a renowned Bulgarian artist have been located in art galleries in the UK capital London, announced the Culture Ministry.

Society » Culture | July 11, 2010, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 3872

Summer Cinema to Gather Art Lovers in Sofia

The Bulgarian Prime Minister and the mayor of Sofia have participated in the opening ceremony of a summer art-cinema in Sofia on Thursday.

Society » Culture | July 8, 2010, Thursday // 21:02 | Viewed: 1958

Bulgarian Cultural Institutions Renovated with EU Funding

The Bulgarian National Museum of History and "Bulgaria" Hall will be renovated with the financing by the operational program "Regional Development", the director of the program has announced.

Society » Culture | July 5, 2010, Monday // 15:40 | Viewed: 2622

4th Bulgarian Art Festival 'Water Tower' Gathers International Artists

The fourth edition of the Bulgarian independent art festival "Water Tower" will take place at three different locations starting Saturday at the Water Tower in Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 26, 2010, Saturday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1945

Sofia Impatient for Thrash Metal Gig with Metallica, Slayer

Some of the world's most emblematic metal and rock bands including Metallica, Slayer and Rammstein are going to perform in Bulgaria's capital during the Sofia Rocks 2010 Sonisphere Festival.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 22269

Bulgarian Culture Minister: Police Must Avoid Stabs at Stardom

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, voiced criticism towards the police regarding their special operation which interrupted an art auction in Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 18, 2010, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 2254

Blockbuster 'Mission London' Sets New Bulgarian Record

Bulgaria's latest motion picture "Mission London" continued to break Bulgarian film records.

Society » Culture | June 11, 2010, Friday // 18:35 | Viewed: 2160

Bulgarian Bells Ring for Peace Again

The Bulgarian "Bells", built during the communist era and associated mostly with it, will ring again after the official opening ceremony in Sofia on Friday.

Society » Culture | June 11, 2010, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3933

Opera Star Placido Domingo Entertains Bulgaria's Balchik

The Bulgarian town of Balchik negotiates a concert of one of the most popular tenors in the world, Placido Domingo, the town mayor announced Thursday.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 17:27 | Viewed: 3913

Bulgaria's Balchik Brings Together International Filmmakers

The 8th edition of the International Film Festival "In The Palace" in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Balchik will bring together filmmakers from 44 countries,

Society » Culture | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 3440

Argentina Bestseller Author Bucay Honored to Be in Bulgaria

Renown Argentinian psychotherapist, psychodramatist, and writer, Jorge Bucay, is on his first visit to Bulgaria Tuesday.

Society » Culture | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 8876

Bulgarian Sweeps Off International Youth Film Festival in Seattle

Bulgarian high school student Veselin Cholakov is the Audience Winner for 2010 in the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) in Seattle, USA.

Society » Culture | June 7, 2010, Monday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1763

Sofia Anticipates Concert of US Rock Legend Bob Dylan

The long-awaited Sofia concert of US rock musician Bob Dylan begins at 8 pm Thursday evening at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2320

Culture Ministry Announces 'Bulgarian Louvre' Public Bid

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry announced a public tender for the project of the future museum known as the "Bulgarian Louvre.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1677
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