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Bulgaria Film Industry Sees Record Production Increase

The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has revealed that 110 films were produced in Bulgaria in 2009, a 20% rise in the number of films compared to 2008.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2010, Friday // 15:46 | Viewed: 2548

Bulgarians Show Less Interest in Libraries, Museums, Theaters

The number of visits of museum, theaters, and libraries in Bulgaria declined in 2009, according to data of the National Statistical Institute.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2010, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2648

Israeli Overwhelms Bulgarian in Artes Mundi 4 Contest

An artist from Israel is the winner of the fourth Artes Mundi 4 prize, one of the UK's biggest arts prizes, whose shortlist included a Bulgarian contester as well.

Society » Culture | May 20, 2010, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria Sees 5th "Night of the Museums"

The fifth "Night of the Museums" took place in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities on May 15, part of the international festivities for the International Day of the Museums, May 18.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2010, Sunday // 10:12 | Viewed: 1777

Monument of Bulgarian Writer Ivan Vazov on Its Way to Rome

The bronze monument of the most prominent Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov is on its way to be inaugurated in the Italian capital Rome May 21, 2010.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2010, Friday // 14:54 | Viewed: 3704

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or the so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 15:41 | Viewed: 2389

Bulgaria Celebrates 5th 'Night of the Museums'

The fifth "Night of the Museums" will take place in Sofia and other Bulgarian cities on May 15, the Ministry of Culture announced.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2010, Thursday // 13:51 | Viewed: 2122

Bulgarian Orthodox Church Celebrates Sts Cyril and Methodius

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

Society » Culture | May 11, 2010, Tuesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2864

Bulgarian High School Student Launches Feature Film

A 17-year old student at the French Language School in Sofia is the first Bulgarian teenager to have made a feature film.

Society » Culture | May 10, 2010, Monday // 16:10 | Viewed: 2759

Bulgarian Soprano Grabs Top Opera Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, a 28-year-old Bulgarian soprano, has taken the top prize in the prestigious Operalia competition founded and conducted by the Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.

Society » Culture | May 3, 2010, Monday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2149

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church Marks Day of Tsar Boris I

Bulgaria marks Sunday the Day of Tsar Boris I known as The Baptist with solemn masses in churches around the country.

Society » Culture | May 2, 2010, Sunday // 18:20 | Viewed: 5125

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: 4128

'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: 3291

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: 5092

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: 1804

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: 2599

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: 2604

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: 4268

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: 1731

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: 2596

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: 2965
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