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Thousands Protest Looming Closure of Popular Bulgaria Theater

An online petition, protesting the looming closure of one of the most popular Sofia theaters - "Salza i Smiah" (Tear and Laughter) has collected over 20 000 signatures and the number is growing.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2010, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 3476

Bulgaria's Top Sitcom Makes Comeback 10 Years Later

The most successful Bulgarian sitcom entitled "Third-Floor Clinic" is making a comeback ten years after its first season was shown in 2000.

Society » Culture | January 4, 2010, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2162

Vienna's Blue Danube Stirs Questions in Bulgaria

The Bulgaria section of the Danube River has not been included among the views that accompanied one of the biggest musical performances in the world - the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2010 from the Musikverein.

Society » Culture | January 1, 2010, Friday // 18:10 | Viewed: 5127

Culture Minister Reveals Plan to Create Bulgarian Louvre

Bulgaria Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has announced that Bulgaria will build a National Museum Complex over the next 2-3 years.

Society » Culture | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3062

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Culture

A number of cultural events marked Bulgaria's public life in 2009.

Society » Culture | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 2339

Bulgaria's Georgi Gospodinov among Best European Fiction Writers 2010

Bulgarian poet and writer Georgi Gospodinov is one of thirty-five European writers, featuring in the "Best European Fiction 2010", which recently went on sale in the United States.

Society » Culture | December 22, 2009, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3695

AC/DC Launch Black Ice II Tour in Bulgaria

Road warriors AC/DC are back at it again, having just added a string of European dates to the second part of their Black Ice world tour, which will kick off in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 18, 2009, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 9457

Diana Picasso Opens Sofia Modern Arts Exhibition

Diana, the grand-daughter of world-famous artist Pablo Picasso, arrived in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, for the opening of the Museum Gallery of Modern Art.

Society » Culture | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 8297

Bulgaria to Celebrate 750 Years since Painting of Boyana Church Frescoes

Bulgaria's National History Museum has announced it would organize a campaign to celebrate the 750th year since the painting of the frescoes of the world-famous Boyana Church outside of Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2009, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 4835

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Honored in Unique Display

Priceless relics from the legacy of renowned Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov are on display at the National Library in downtown Sofia Monday.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2009, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2161

Amoz Os: I Feel at Home in Bulgaria

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, paid his first visit to Bulgaria this weekend to present his new book "Rhyming Life and Death“ in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2009, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1842

Picasso's Granddaughter to Inaugurate Unique Bulgaria Art Gallery

A unique for South Eastern Europe and Bulgaria, Museum Gallery of Modern Art will officially open in Sofia on December 17.

Society » Culture | December 4, 2009, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 3569

Bulgarian UNESCO Head Strikes Deal with Google to Offer Virtual Visits to World Heritage Sites

Sites of outstanding universal value inscribed on the World Heritage List can now be explored online by internet users around the world, thanks to an alliance signed by UNESCO and the international corporation Google.

Society » Culture | December 3, 2009, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2520

Sofia Book Fair Unhurt By Crisis

A total of 125 Bulgarian publishing houses and distributors and eight foreign ones are taking part in the 28th edition of Sofia Book Fair, which opened its doors on December 2 at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 2, 2009, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1462

Bulgaria Love for Movies Unwavering despite Crisis

Despite the global economic crisis, Bulgarians continue to go to the movies every week, data from a Gallup poll reveals.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1438

Bulgaria Welcomes Top Israeli Writer Amoz Os

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, will pay his first visit to Bulgaria on December 5 to present his new book "Life and Death in Rhymes" in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1775

New Education Minister: Bulgaria Scholars Hostile to Change

Any urges to reform Bulgaria's education system are met with an impenetrable stone wall erected by resisting academia.

Society » Culture | November 30, 2009, Monday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1816

Nesebar Seeks State Aid, Cooperation to Preserve Ancient City

The Mayor of the historical Black Sea town of Nesebar has appealed to the Bulgarian state and parliament for assistance in preserving the heritage of the Old Town.

Society » Culture | November 23, 2009, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 10323

Hit Bulgarian Movie Wins Its 21st International Award

The hit 2008 Bulgarian movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner" won Sunday the grand prix at the Listopad Festival in Belarusian capital Minsk.

Society » Culture | November 22, 2009, Sunday // 16:26 | Viewed: 8357

Bulgaria Film Fest 'Cinemania' Opening Friday

Cinemania, the long-established Bulgarian film festival, will open on Friday evening with a showing of Spanish director Carlos Saura’s “I, Don Giovanni”.

Society » Culture | November 13, 2009, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 3010

Sofia/Paris Open Class Takes You behind Film Noir Screen

Bulgarian film-lovers, novices and experts alike, will have the opportunity to participate in an open cinema workshop, exploring the nature and best examples of the film noir category, organized by French producer Patrick Sandrin.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1446
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