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US Foundation Brings Famous Artist Hunt Slonem to Bulgaria

Famous American painter and world-renowned master of pop art, Hunt Slonem, personally opened two exhibits in Bulgaria's capital Sofia Thursday and Friday.

Society » Culture | April 30, 2010, Friday // 11:44 | Viewed: 3956

'Mission London' Breaks Bulgaria's Box Office Record

Bulgaria's latest motion picture "Mission London" brought BGN 355 120 in just 3 days, with 50 000 people going to the movie theaters between April 16 and 18.

Society » Culture | April 19, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 3240

Bulgaria Blockbuster 'Mission London' Hits Box Offices

The most anticipated Bulgarian movie for 2010 "Mission London" will begin showing Friday in movie theaters across the country.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2010, Friday // 10:28 | Viewed: 4924

Bulgaria Ensures Safe July Morning

Solar lamps will be installed out of safety concerns along the Kamen Bryag village on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, a traditional location for the hippy-style celebration of hailing the sunrise on July 1, known as July Morning.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1764

Sofia to Rival Florence with Construction of Bulgarian 'Louvre'

Bulgarian state leaders initiated Tuesday the construction of a brand new top museum also known as the "Bulgarian Louvre".

Society » Culture | April 13, 2010, Tuesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 2550

Boyz II Men Cancel Bulgaria Concert

Legendary rhythm and blues group Boyz II Men have canceled their concert in the Balkan countries, including Bulgaria, as part of what was initially announced as a farewell European tour.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2010, Monday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2559

Spanish Singer Buika Comes to “Feel Sofia“

Spanish prominent singer Concha Buika, a contemporary world music star who brings flamenco and jazz together with her smoky voice, will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on April 17.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2010, Monday // 13:38 | Viewed: 4110

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Sunday of St. Thomas

Bulgaria marks on April 11, the Sunday after Easter or Sunday of St. Thomas, also known as Second Sunday or Antipascha.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2010, Sunday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1699

Hoards Set to Celebrate 'Bulgarian Easter' in Istanbul

Around 2000 Bulgarians are set to celebrate Saturday in Istanbul to mark the 150th anniversary of "Bulgarian Easter" which led to the restoration of an independent Bulgarian Orthodox Church.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2010, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 2559

Bulgarian Church Delegation Collects Holy Fire from Jerusalem

A Bulgarian Orthodox Church delegation has traveled to Jerusalem to light a night-light with Holy Fire to be used in the "Alexander Nevski" cathedral in Sofia for the Saturday midnight service.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2010, Saturday // 11:23 | Viewed: 2924

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Good Friday

Bulgarian Christians mark Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

Society » Culture | April 2, 2010, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2227

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Maundy Thursday

Bulgaria marks on April 1 Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1974

Western World Marks April Fools' Day

The 91st day of the year and 92nd in leap years, April 1, is most remarkable in the Western world for being April Fools' Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 08:23 | Viewed: 5229

Hit Bulgarian Movie 'Dzift' Awarded at Salerno Film Fest

The producer of Dzift, the best Bulgarian movie for 2008, Matey Konstantinov, received the special award for best foreign film from the film fest in Salerno, Italy.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 3271

Bulgaria's 'World Is Big' Wins French Audience Award

Bulgaria's "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner", directed by Stephan Komandarev, won the audience award at the prestigious film fest in Valancienne, France.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2010, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1623

Bulgaria IKAR 2010 Awards Best Theatrical Performances

The last play directed by Krikor Azarian was awarded for best performance at the annual Bulgarian "IKAR" ceremony on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 7360

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday - Tsventisa-Vrabnitsa, to mark the triumphal arrival of Christ into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2320

Bulgaria Culture Minister Promises Support for Musical Theater

Bulgaria Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has praised the work of artists and staff at the "Stefan Makedonski" National Musical Theater in central Sofia.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1614

Bulgaria, Montenegro Prepare Culture Cooperation Agreement

Montenegro's Minister of Culture, Prof Branislav Micunovic heads a delegation that has arrived in the Bulgarian capital Sofia for a working visit.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2010, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2372

Bulgarian Virtuosos Perform Music of Oscar Winning Movie

The music of the Argentinean movie El Secreto de Sus Ojos (The Secret of Their Eyes), winner of the Oscar for Foreign Film, is performed by Bulgarian musicians.

Society » Culture | March 13, 2010, Saturday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2195

Controversial Czech Artist Cerny: No Bad Feelings about Bulgaria

Czech artist, David Cerny, who stirred a heated controversy with his Entropa exhibit, says he does not harbor any hard feelings about Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 20:30 | Viewed: 4846
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