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Bulgarian Masterpieces to Dazzle UNESCO

The Director General of UNESCO, Bulgaria's Irina Bokova, announced she wanted works of famous Bulgarian painters to be the decoration of her office.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 16:40 | Viewed: 1937

15,000 Bulgarian Fans Say Goodbye to Scorpions

Rain and bad weather did not stop more than 15,000 people to go and see Scorpions live for the last time at the band's farewell concert in Sofia Monday night.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2966

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Winter Herald

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, on October 26.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 3869

UNESCO to Open Regional Center in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, and UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, have signed an agreement for opening of a Regional Center for Intangible Cultural Heritage of Southeastern Europe in Sofia.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2010, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1914

Scorpions Say Goodbye to Bulgarian Fans

Legendary rock band Scorpions will have their farewell concert in Bulgaria on Monday.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2010, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 2229

500 Honor Unveiling of Ronnie James Dio Monument in Bulgaria

More than 500 people, among whom former  AC/DC and Dio drummer Simon Wright, were among the guests at the unveiling of the world's first monument to late legendary rock singer Ronnie James Dio, in Bulgaria's Kavarna.

Society » Culture | October 24, 2010, Sunday // 12:20 | Viewed: 7134

Rock Dignitaries to Honor Unveiling of Ronnie James Dio Monument in Bulgaria

Joey DeMaio from heavy metal greats Manowar and ex AC/DC and Dio drummer Simon Wright will be among the guests at the unveiling of the world's first monument to late legendary rock singer Ronnie James Dio, in Bulgaria's Kavarna.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 3578

Angelique Kidjo to Have First Concert in Bulgaria

The Grammy Award-winning singer Angelique Kidjo, known as "Africa's premier diva," will have her first concert in Bulgaria on Thursday.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 1979

Architect Appeals 'Bulgarian Louvre' Winning Bid

The the public tender for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre, is appealed by architect Vladislav Nikolov with the Commission for Competition Protection.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2010, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2544

Russian City Tolyatti to Host Bulgarian Kazanlak Treasure

Archaeological treasures from ancient Thrace found around the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak are going to be displayed in the Russian city of Tolyatti, agreed town authorities of the two cities.

Society » Culture | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 2148

Julio Iglesias to Sing in Sofia, Cancels Varna Gig

World-known Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will sing for his Bulgarian fans in Sofia's National Palace of Culture on Tuesday, the organizers from ME Music have announced/

Society » Culture | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 11:20 | Viewed: 3877

Canada Suggests Bulgarian Filmmaker for Oscars Nominations

A film by the Bulgarian filmmaker Theodore Ushev has been suggested by Canada's National Film Board for the 2011 Oscars nominations in the category for Best Animated Film.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2010, Monday // 13:00 | Viewed: 2721

Vaya Con Dios to Have Second Concert in Bulgaria

Popular Belgian band Vaya Con Dios will have a concert in Sofia's National Palace of Culture on February 19, 2011, the organizers, Loud Concerts, have annoucned.

Society » Culture | October 11, 2010, Monday // 12:04 | Viewed: 3293

Bulgarian Film Fest Finale Marred by Protests

Despite protests of Bulgarian filmmakers against the policies of the cabinet in the culture sector, the "Golden Rose" movie fest awards were announced late Friday evening.

Society » Culture | October 9, 2010, Saturday // 10:42 | Viewed: 3094

German Theaters Outraged at Bulgarian 'Reform'

The German Theater Union has issued a strong-worded letter of alarm against Bulgarian government-imposed self-styled "reforms" of theaters, which has seen funds drastically cut and institutions disbanded.

Society » Culture | October 5, 2010, Tuesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2834

Bulgarian Filmmakers Protest against Govt Attitude

The protest of the Bulgarian directors is based not only on the lack of state funding, but mostly on the government's attitude towards culture, director Dimitar Mitovski has announced.

Society » Culture | October 4, 2010, Monday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1812

Directors Leave Bulgarian Film Festival in Protest over Govt Actions

A number of Bulgarian film directors and producers left the yearly Golden Rose film festival in Varna in protest over the government's failure to abide by legislative norms and refusal to duly support of Bulgarian cinema.

Society » Culture | October 3, 2010, Sunday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1821

'Golden Rose' Film Fest Opens in Bulgaria's Varna

The 29th edition of the festival for Bulgarian feature film "Golden Rose" opens Saturday in the Black Sea city of Varna with the hit Bulgarian movie "Mission London" of Director Dimitar Mitovski.

Society » Culture | October 2, 2010, Saturday // 14:49 | Viewed: 3138

Portugal TV Crew to Shoot Documentary in Bulgaria's Bansko

A TV crew from a Portuguese media company is coming to Bulgaria to shoot a documentary.

Society » Culture | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1953

Bulgaria's Sofia to Celebrate European Day of Languages

Foreign culture institutions in Bulgaria will gather Sunday for the first time to celebrate in Sofia the European Day of Languages.

Society » Culture | September 26, 2010, Sunday // 10:26 | Viewed: 1939

Bulgaria, Macedonia Come Closer on Culture

The culture ministers of Bulgaria and Macedonia have sealed a new cooperation program for the period 2010-2012.

Society » Culture | September 25, 2010, Saturday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2884
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