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Argentina Beauty Crowned Bulgaria's Tarnovo Folk Fest Queen

Maria Laura Algora from Argentina was chosen as Miss Festival 2009 at the international Veliko Tarnovo Folk Fest.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2009, Sunday // 15:44 | Viewed: 6177

Bulgaria Marks Birthday of National Hero Levski

On Saturday Bulgaria marks 172 years since the birth of the "all-time greatest Bulgarian" Vasil Levski.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 3023

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Hosts International Folk Fest

Sofia is the host of an international three-day folk festival, which opened officially Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 19:24 | Viewed: 5776

Popular UK Cathedral Choir Set for Bulgaria Tour

The popular St David's Cathedral choir, from the UK's smallest city, is set to begin a tour of Bulgaria on July 18.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 2911

Bulgaria Own King of Pop Receives Hall of Fame Star

Pop singer, Vasil Naydenov, is the latest celebrity to receive a star in Bulgaria's own Hall of Fame.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 2532

Award Winning US Photographer Huie to Visit Bulgaria

Award winning US photographer, Wing Young Huie, will visit Bulgaria to present his spectacular photography, which depicts the complex, social, ethnic and cultural realities of American society.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 929

British Council in Bulgaria Closes Sofia Library

British Council is closing their English language library services in November 2009, their official site announces.

Society » Culture | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 14:14 | Viewed: 3054

Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks Down to 4th Place in New 7 Wonders Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik moved down one place to fourth position in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | July 6, 2009, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 6591

Berlin Wall Exhibition in Bulgaria's Sofia University

An exhibition, dedicated to the twentieth anniversary of the removal of the Iron Curtain and the fall of the Berlin wall, has been opened in Bulgaria's biggest Sofia University.

Society » Culture | July 2, 2009, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1650

Leszek Balcerowicz Biography Presented in Bulgaria

The renown Polish economist, Leszek Balcerowicz, was in Sofia Monday for the presentation of the biographical book named after him, written by Polish journalist Witold Gadomski.

Society » Culture | June 29, 2009, Monday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1536

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Marks Apostles Peter and Paul Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church remembered Monday the sufferings of the Holy Glorious and All-Praised Apostles Peter and Paul.

Society » Culture | June 29, 2009, Monday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1726

100th Birthday of Bulgaria Novelist Dimitar Dimov Honored in Spain

The 100th year since the birth of one of the most famous Bulgarian novelists, Dimitar Dimov, has been honored with a series of events in Madrid.

Society » Culture | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 18:34 | Viewed: 4227

6 300 000 Votes for Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks in New 7 Wonders Ranking

Over 6 300 000 votes have been cast for Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks in the online voting for the New Seven Wonders of the world at www.

Society » Culture | June 27, 2009, Saturday // 12:10 | Viewed: 2634

US Nu Metal Band Limp Bizkit to Perform in Bulgaria Capital Sofia

The US nu metal band, Limp Bizkit, will perform a concert on Monday, June 29, in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 25, 2009, Thursday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2998

Maxim Behar Bible about Life with 2nd Opening and Edition

The long-time Bulgarian journalist, businessman, and PR expert, Maxim Behar, held Tuesday the second Sofia presentation of his best-seller book "111 Rules on Facebook".

Society » Culture | June 24, 2009, Wednesday // 13:36 | Viewed: 1944

Vienna Museum with Exhibit Dedicated to Bulgaria in World War I

The Military History Museum in Austrian capital Vienna is opening an exhibit dedicated to Bulgaria during World War I.

Society » Culture | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 18:48 | Viewed: 2298

American Artist Opens "Conversation with Humanity" Exhibit in Sofia

Los Angeles-based artist Sigal Bussel will open her solo exhibition "Conversation with Humanity" at the National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia, Bulgaria on June 24, the American Embassy announced.

Society » Culture | June 23, 2009, Tuesday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1564

Bulgaria President Attends Awaited Acropolis Museum Opening

The opening ceremony for the long-awaited Acropolis Museum in Athens is to be held Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | June 20, 2009, Saturday // 17:28 | Viewed: 3270

Sofia Residents to Enjoy Live Placido Domingo Open Air Broadcast

Sofia residents will be able to enjoy a live broadcast of Richard Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" featuring mega star Placido Domingo on June 24.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2009, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 3464

Bulgaria Roma Throw the Glove to Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy may be one of the world's leading violin virtuosos, but it was during his latest stay in Bulgaria that the shattering intensity of his music was challenged by no other than local Roma people.

Society » Culture | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2251

Bulgarians, Foreigners Reenact Ancient Battles at Roman Town

Bulgarians and foreigners reenacted battles and fought with ancient weapons at Nikopolis ad Istrum Sunday.

Society » Culture | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 16:33 | Viewed: 6306
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