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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: 4237

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: 11694

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: 1837

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: 2888

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: 6731

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: 2793

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: 2058

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: 2652

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: 2151

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: 2502

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: 5252

'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: 1655

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: 2990

Bulgaria's Varna to Host Film Festival 'Golden Rose' in Oct

The 29th edition of the festival for Bulgarian feature film "Golden Rose" will be held October 2-8 in the Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Culture | August 30, 2010, Monday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2398

Thousands Venerate St. John the Baptist in Sozopol

Thousands came to Sozopol, where relics of St. John the Baptist were recently uncovered, on the day the Eastern Orthodox Church marks St. John’s martyr death.

Society » Culture | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 13:58 | Viewed: 2884

Bulgarians Celebrate Poetry in Sofia Park

Bulgarian poets are staging Sunday afternoon and night the third Sofia Poetics festival, reading out their work amongst music performances in Sofia's Borisova Gradina park.

Society » Culture | August 29, 2010, Sunday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2124

Bulgaria's Sozopol Launches Traditional Apollonia Fest

Bulgaria's traditional Apollonia Festival of Arts launches its 26th edition in the southern Black Sea resort town of Sozopol on Saturday.

Society » Culture | August 28, 2010, Saturday // 09:19 | Viewed: 1632

International Film Festival to Begin in Bulgaria's Varna

The 18th edition of the International Film Festival "Love is Folly" will begin Friday in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Varna.

Society » Culture | August 27, 2010, Friday // 18:36 | Viewed: 2142

Bulgaria's Sozopol to Host Traditional Apollonia Fest

Bulgaria's traditional Apollonia Festival of Arts will launch is 26th edition in the southern Black Sea resort town of Sozopol Saturday.

Society » Culture | August 26, 2010, Thursday // 20:48 | Viewed: 1882

Bulgarian Director Living His Dream to Film with Laetitia Casta

The Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev has stated that it is a dream come true to make a film with French top model and actress Laetitia Casta.

Society » Culture | August 16, 2010, Monday // 17:41 | Viewed: 3564

Bulgarian Pilgrims Hail Mary at Rila Monastery

Thousands of believers flocked to Bulgaria's famed Rila Monastery to celebrate the great Christian Orthodox holiday Dormition of the Holy Mother of God.

Society » Culture | August 15, 2010, Sunday // 20:14 | Viewed: 2357
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