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Bulgarian Film 'Eastern Plays' Grabs Top Award at French Festival

"Eastern Plays" of Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev has won the grand prize at the "Premier Plans" Film Festival in Angers, France.

Society » Culture | January 31, 2010, Sunday // 13:11 | Viewed: 2778

President Requests Legislation on Bulgaria's Ancient Capitals

Bulgaria's President, Georgi Parvanov, launched Monday the exhibit titled "On the Path of History".

Society » Culture | January 25, 2010, Monday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1255

Bulgaria National Radio Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The Bulgarian National Radio celebrates Monday the 75th anniversary since its establishment by a decree of Tsar Boris III.

Society » Culture | January 25, 2010, Monday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1930

Bulgarian "World Is Big" Makes Cut for the Oscars

Nine films, including "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner" from Bulgaria, have made it to the next lap in the race for the best foreign-language film Oscar.

Society » Culture | January 21, 2010, Thursday // 08:40 | Viewed: 2778

Sir Elton John Postpones Sofia Concert by 1 Week

The management team of music superstar, Elton John, announced Tuesday his much anticipated Sofia concert is rescheduled for June 13.

Society » Culture | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:57 | Viewed: 3117

Rome to Display Monument of Prominent Bulgarian Writer Vazov

A monument of prominent Bulgarian poet and writer, Ivan Vazov, is going to be displayed in the Italian capital Rome.

Society » Culture | January 19, 2010, Tuesday // 18:42 | Viewed: 1564

Bulgarian Roma Celebrate New Year

All Roma groups in Bulgaria celebrate Thursday the Roma New Year also known as Vassilitsa, the Day of Vassil (Basil) or Bango Vassili (the Lame Basil)The celebrations have their origins in several Roma legends.

Society » Culture | January 14, 2010, Thursday // 18:10 | Viewed: 2134

Mediation Rescues Popular Sofia Theater from Looming Closure

The popular Sofia theater "Salza i Smiah" (Tear and Laughter) will not be evicted from the building of the "Slavianska Besseda" community center after all.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2010, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 2296

Thousands Protest Looming Closure of Popular Bulgaria Theater

An online petition, protesting the looming closure of one of the most popular Sofia theaters - "Salza i Smiah" (Tear and Laughter) has collected over 20 000 signatures and the number is growing.

Society » Culture | January 11, 2010, Monday // 12:56 | Viewed: 3516

Bulgaria's Top Sitcom Makes Comeback 10 Years Later

The most successful Bulgarian sitcom entitled "Third-Floor Clinic" is making a comeback ten years after its first season was shown in 2000.

Society » Culture | January 4, 2010, Monday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2230

Vienna's Blue Danube Stirs Questions in Bulgaria

The Bulgaria section of the Danube River has not been included among the views that accompanied one of the biggest musical performances in the world - the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2010 from the Musikverein.

Society » Culture | January 1, 2010, Friday // 18:10 | Viewed: 5337

Culture Minister Reveals Plan to Create Bulgarian Louvre

Bulgaria Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, has announced that Bulgaria will build a National Museum Complex over the next 2-3 years.

Society » Culture | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 3114

The Bulgaria 2009 Review: Culture

A number of cultural events marked Bulgaria's public life in 2009.

Society » Culture | December 30, 2009, Wednesday // 07:44 | Viewed: 2400

Bulgaria's Georgi Gospodinov among Best European Fiction Writers 2010

Bulgarian poet and writer Georgi Gospodinov is one of thirty-five European writers, featuring in the "Best European Fiction 2010", which recently went on sale in the United States.

Society » Culture | December 22, 2009, Tuesday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3831

AC/DC Launch Black Ice II Tour in Bulgaria

Road warriors AC/DC are back at it again, having just added a string of European dates to the second part of their Black Ice world tour, which will kick off in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 18, 2009, Friday // 14:59 | Viewed: 9766

Diana Picasso Opens Sofia Modern Arts Exhibition

Diana, the grand-daughter of world-famous artist Pablo Picasso, arrived in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, for the opening of the Museum Gallery of Modern Art.

Society » Culture | December 16, 2009, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 8442

Bulgaria to Celebrate 750 Years since Painting of Boyana Church Frescoes

Bulgaria's National History Museum has announced it would organize a campaign to celebrate the 750th year since the painting of the frescoes of the world-famous Boyana Church outside of Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2009, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 5150

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Honored in Unique Display

Priceless relics from the legacy of renowned Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov are on display at the National Library in downtown Sofia Monday.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2009, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2212

Amoz Os: I Feel at Home in Bulgaria

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, paid his first visit to Bulgaria this weekend to present his new book "Rhyming Life and Death“ in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2009, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1889

Picasso's Granddaughter to Inaugurate Unique Bulgaria Art Gallery

A unique for South Eastern Europe and Bulgaria, Museum Gallery of Modern Art will officially open in Sofia on December 17.

Society » Culture | December 4, 2009, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 3645

Bulgarian UNESCO Head Strikes Deal with Google to Offer Virtual Visits to World Heritage Sites

Sites of outstanding universal value inscribed on the World Heritage List can now be explored online by internet users around the world, thanks to an alliance signed by UNESCO and the international corporation Google.

Society » Culture | December 3, 2009, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2550
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