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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: 3115

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: 2862

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: 1822

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: 1837

'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: 3154

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: 1959

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: 1941

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: 2905

Bulgaria Nominates 'Eastern Plays' for Oscar for Foreign Language Film

Bulgaria's National Film Center has put forth "Eastern Plays" as the Bulgarian nomination for the US Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Society » Culture | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 19:28 | Viewed: 4304

Graphic Designer: Bulgarians Stereotype Brussels as God

Bulgarian graphic designer and illustrator Yanko Tsvetkov has revealed seven maps of Europe reproducing what he saw as stereotypes that different nations have about European countries.

Society » Culture | September 20, 2010, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 11798

Theater Directors Worried by Ignorance of Bulgarian Audience

The Bulgarian audience is appreciating good theater less and less, according to leading local directors.

Society » Culture | September 17, 2010, Friday // 20:26 | Viewed: 1853

Winning 'Bulgarian Louvre' Project Shrouded in Mystery

Even though the authorities have revealed the name of the architect picked to construct the "Bulgarian Louvre" Museum in Sofia, no information whatsoever about the winning project has been made available.

Society » Culture | September 17, 2010, Friday // 16:59 | Viewed: 2946

New York-Based Architect Picked to Design Bulgarian Louvre

Yanko Apostolov, a Bulgarian architect, living in New York, has been selected as winner in the public tender for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre, the culture ministry announced.

Society » Culture | September 17, 2010, Friday // 16:02 | Viewed: 6786

Berlin Awards Bulgarian-Born Artist Christo

Bulgarian-born artist Christo sprang a nice surprise in Berlin when he turned up at the Goldene Henne Media Awards ceremony at the Friedrichstadt Palace.

Society » Culture | September 17, 2010, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 2831

Bulgarian Culture Festival to Take Over London in November

A major festival of the Bulgarian culture will be held in London in November.

Society » Culture | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 17:35 | Viewed: 2062

Bulgarian Designer to Gather Politicians at Fashion Show

A fashion show of the popular Bulgarian designer Zheni Zhivkova is expected to gather the political elite from the country, as well as representatives of diplomatic missions.

Society » Culture | September 13, 2010, Monday // 13:48 | Viewed: 2721

Bulgaria Celebrates 120th Years of Opera Tradition

Bulgaria is set to mark the 120th anniversary since the establishment of operatic art in the country with a series of events.

Society » Culture | September 12, 2010, Sunday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2162

Bulgaria's Gabrovo Hosts International Crafts Fair

The eight annual international crafts fair opens Saturday at the ethnographic complex "Etara," near Bulgaria's central city of Gabrovo.

Society » Culture | September 4, 2010, Saturday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2533

Degas' Plastic Work Displayed at Bulgarian National Gallery

The Bulgarian National Art Gallery in Sofia is hosting an exhibition of what is said to be a significant part of Edgar Degas' sculptural oeuvre.

Society » Culture | September 2, 2010, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 5367

'Bulgaria in Brilliance' Photo Exhibit Shown in Sofia

A new open-air photo exhibit dedicated to Bulgaria's culture was opened in downtown Sofia Monday.

Society » Culture | September 1, 2010, Wednesday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1663

Bulgaria's Military Academy to Host Opera Nights

Citizens and guests of the Bulgarian capital will be able to enjoy for three nights Leo Delibes' opera “Lakme” in the park of the G.S.Rakovski National Military Academy in September.

Society » Culture | August 31, 2010, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 3026
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