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Eurovision 2009 Picks Its 25 Finalists

The Eurovision 2009 song contest held the second semi-final on Thursday night to determine another ten countries of the 25 finalists to compete on Saturday night.

Society » Culture | May 15, 2009, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 4310

Western Media Make Bulgaria Eurovision Runner Laughing Stock

Bulgaria's runner in the Eurovision contest this year sang out of tune from the beginning to the end of his performance, German and Swiss newspapers argued.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3601

Eurovision Marked by Bulgarian Presence beyond Illusion Song

Despite the fact that the official Bulgarian song did not make it to the Eurovision finals, the contest was marked by some better Bulgarian participation.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 3278

Bulgaria Fails to Make Eurovision 2009 Song Contest Final

The Bulgarian contender for the Eurovision 2009 Song Contest, Krassimir Avramov, and his song "Illusion" failed to qualify for the Eurovision final.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 00:04 | Viewed: 3879

Bulgaria Icon Exhibition Opened in Paris Church

An exhibition dedicated to Bulgarian icons has been opened in Paris, to mark the 130th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and France.

Society » Culture | May 12, 2009, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 3031

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Celebrates Sts Cyril and Methodius

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church celebrates Monday, May 11, the feast day of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, two of the fathers of the Slavic literary culture.

Society » Culture | May 11, 2009, Monday // 13:42 | Viewed: 3459

Eurovision 2009 Opens in Moscow

Moscow will officially open on Sunday the 54th Eurovision Song Contest, which it hosts for the first time after last year's success of Dima Bilan in Serbia.

Society » Culture | May 10, 2009, Sunday // 12:24 | Viewed: 3707

Bulgaria to Propose Thracian Kings Valley as UNESCO Site

Bulgaria will propose that �The Valley of the Thracian Kings' should be listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Society » Culture | May 8, 2009, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 4442

Precious Statue of Bulgaria Hero Levski Found in Recycling Yard

A resident of the town of Kostinbrod, near the capital Sofia, discovered a bust of Bulgaria's national hero Vasil Levski in a recycling facility.

Society » Culture | May 7, 2009, Thursday // 15:47 | Viewed: 2036

American Blues Guitarist Steve James Performs in Bulgaria

American blues guitarist Steve James will be performing free concerts in Pleven, Varna and Plovdiv while on tour as the United States Cultural Envoy to Bulgaria, starting on May 9.

Society » Culture | May 7, 2009, Thursday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgaria President: Nessebar UNESCO Status Under Threat

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has suggested that Nessebar's status as a UNESCO World Heritage site will be cancelled.

Society » Culture | May 5, 2009, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 3687

Bulgaria President Opens Sofia UNESCO Conference

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has opened a UNESCO International conference on Monday in Sofia.

Society » Culture | May 4, 2009, Monday // 09:09 | Viewed: 1754

Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks Set to Conquer Strasburg

The photo exhibit "The Bulgarian Natural Phenomena Belogradchik Rocks" was officially launched in Strasburg Sunday.

Society » Culture | May 3, 2009, Sunday // 16:42 | Viewed: 1970

Bulgarian Movie Festival to Take Place in Rome in May

The Bulgarian Cultural Center in Rome is organizing a Bulgarian Movie Festival on May 7-9, 2009.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2009, Friday // 18:35 | Viewed: 1909

Bulgarian Documentary Wins First Prize at Germany Festival

The documentary "Goleshovo" of the young Bulgarian director Ilian Metev has won the first prize at Sehsüchte 2009, Europe's biggest international student film festival, located in Berlin, Germany.

Society » Culture | May 1, 2009, Friday // 17:31 | Viewed: 2657

US Band Offers Free Concert in Sofia to Mark Day of Europe

To celebrate the Day of Europe, the US military band from Naples, Italy will give a free concert in Sofia.

Society » Culture | April 30, 2009, Thursday // 16:05 | Viewed: 2032

Bulgaria Police Seize Hidden Ancient Treasure in Nessebar

The regional unit for combating organized crime in Bulgaria's Burgas have seized a hidden treasure dating back to 3rd century BC.

Society » Culture | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 4163

Pop Diva Autobiography Finally Hits Bulgaria's Bookstores

The long anticipated biography of Bulgarian Pop Diva, Lili Ivanova, finally hit the bookstores Monday.

Society » Culture | April 27, 2009, Monday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4026

Bulgaria Musicians Named Artists of Month by Obama Organization

The New York Empire Trio and Bulgarian Virtuosi Artists are featured as artists of the month by the Obama Music, Arts and Entertainment Organization.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1535

World of Disney Arrives in Sofia

Over 100 drawings of one of the most prominent Disney artists, Ulrich Schröder, are on display in Sofia from April 23 to May 3.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 17:41 | Viewed: 3969

Adolf Hitler Paintings Sold for EUR 100 000

The UK Mullock's Art Auctioneers sold Wednesday a series of watercolors thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler for over EUR 100 000.

Society » Culture | April 24, 2009, Friday // 10:49 | Viewed: 3533
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