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Bestseller Aims at Resurrecting 'Dignity of Bulgarian Nation'

The premiere of the sequel of the novel by Bulgarian author, Dimitar Nedkov, "The Bulgarian's Sign," gathered once again a distinguished crowd of excited readers at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 18:54 | Viewed: 3303

Bulgarian Film Grabs 2 Top Cairo Fest Awards

Bulgarian film director Svetoslav Ovcharov became the star of the 34th edition of the prestigious International Film Festival held in Cairo, Egypt, between November 30 and December 9.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 15:26 | Viewed: 3500

London Philharmonic to Wow Sofia on Short Balkan Trip

The London Philharmonic Orchestra will play for the first time in Bulgaria Saturday at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 11, 2010, Saturday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1739

Sofia Architect Wants to Shorten Culture Monuments' List

Chief Architect of Sofia, Petar Dikov, has declared his intention to downsize and update the list of buildings in the Bulgarian capital that are listed as culture monuments.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2010, Tuesday // 19:59 | Viewed: 1242

Sofia Anticipates International Book Fair

Sofia residents and visitors are in anticipation of the annual Sofia international book fair, opening Tuesday at 11:30 am at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2010, Monday // 15:16 | Viewed: 10443

Yann Tiersen Live in Sofia Wednesday

French composer Yann Tiersen will arrive and perform in Bulgaria on Wednesday,December 8 2010.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2010, Monday // 14:20 | Viewed: 3679

Epic Sofia Thrash Metal Gig DVD Breaks Double Platinum

The new DVD and Blue-ray entitled "The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria", filmed last June at a gig starring Metallica, Slayer , Megadeth and Anthrax, has reached double platinum status in France and Australia and gold in several countries.

Society » Culture | December 3, 2010, Friday // 15:27 | Viewed: 14097

Italy Furious over RAI's Purchase of Bulgarian Scandal-stirring Movie

Bulgarian actor and film producer Michelle Bonev has sold her movie "Farewell to Mom" to Italy's state-owned television company RAI for the price of EUR 1 M, Deutsche Welle reported.

Society » Culture | November 30, 2010, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 3143

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: 2983

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: 3260

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: 2536

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: 2376

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: 4259

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: 1343

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: 2299

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: 3488

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: 2652

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: 3766

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: 5279

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: 2444

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: 1937
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