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Jazz Legend Natalie Cole to Perform in Sofia

The world famous jazz singer Natalie Cole will perform in Bulgaria for the first time on July 30.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2010, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 3001

Bulgaria's Tsarevets to Host 3rd Opera, Ballet Festival

The chair of the Bulgarian Parliament, Tsetska Tsacheva, will open the third edition of the summer opera and ballet festival "Stage of the Ages" in the Bulgarian city of Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2010, Friday // 10:10 | Viewed: 2702

German Power Metal Band Helloween to Sing in Bulgaria in January

German power/speed metal band Helloween will stage its fifth ever concert in Bulgaria in January 2011.

Society » Culture | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 3700

UNESCO Statute of Bulgaria's Nesebar Hangs on Thread

Bulgaria's historical Black Sea town of Nesebar will remain a UNESCO World Heritage City for the time being, the Mayor, Nikolay Dimitrov, announced Wednesday.

Society » Culture | July 28, 2010, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 6323

Julio Iglesias to Stage 2 Concerts in Bulgaria

The popular Spanish singer Julio Iglesias will have two concerts in Bulgaria during his "Starry Night" tour, the organizers from ME Music have announced.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 18:23 | Viewed: 5280

Bulgarian Cabinet Kicks Off Controversial Theater Reform

The Bulgarian government adopted a degree to merge a number of theaters and related institutions at its Tuesday sitting, thus starting its recently announced reform of state-funded theaters and music troupes in the country.

Society » Culture | July 27, 2010, Tuesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 2747

Bulgaria Anticipates Anxiously UNESCO Decisions on World Heritage

The Bulgarian authorities and society are anxious about the results of a UNESCO meeting taking place in Brazil's capital Brasilia which could have important impact on the status of the country's recognized World Heritage sites.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2010, Sunday // 17:03 | Viewed: 2730

Jazz Legend Al Jarreau Critically Ill in Paris Hospital

Jazz legend Al Jarreau has been admitted in a "critical" condition to a French hospital after falling ill just before he was due to go on stage, health officials said.

Society » Culture | July 23, 2010, Friday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2628

Sofia Architect to Preside over Bulgarian Louvre Contest

Sofia chief architect Petar Dikov will head the jury in the competition for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre, it emerged on Thursday.

Society » Culture | July 22, 2010, Thursday // 17:00 | Viewed: 2003

UK Actor Leslie Grantham to Star in Bulgarian Sitcom

Popular British actor Leslie Grantham will be starring in "The English Neighbor", the newest sitcom of the Bulgarian National Television.

Society » Culture | July 21, 2010, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 5207

Architects Flock to Design Bulgarian Louvre

The public tender for the new museum complex in the capital Sofia, known as the Bulgarian Louvre had attracted 31 architects, the Culture Ministry informs.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 14:03 | Viewed: 2036

Municipality to Provide Free Tours in Bulgaria's Capital

The Sofia municipality will offer citizens and guests of the Bulgarian capital a free walking tour of the sights in the central part of the city.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 11:02 | Viewed: 2265

Bulgarian Medieval Castle Might Be Protected by UNESCO

The South African Ambassador in Bulgaria, Sheila Camerer has announced that there is a possibility for the medieval fortress in the Bulgarian city of Vidin, "Baba Vida", to be included in the protected sites by UNESCO.

Society » Culture | July 20, 2010, Tuesday // 10:33 | Viewed: 4071

Bulgaria's Plovdiv, Ruse Protest Local Operas Cut

Municipal authorities in Bulgarian cities of Plovdiv and Russe have stood Monday in support of local operas and philharmonic societies, which are facing a cut-down as a part of reforms advanced by the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2010, Monday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2467

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Bulgaria

Ecumenical Patriarch and Archbishop of Constantinople Bartholomew I is on an official visit to Bulgaria this weekend to meet Bulgarian believers and official leaders.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 15:17 | Viewed: 9589

Bulgarian Orthodox Honor St Marina

The Orthodox world, including the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, mark Saturday the Day of Saint Marina.

Society » Culture | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 12:55 | Viewed: 2461

Culture Events Held at Bulgaria-Greece Border

A temporary cross border point is open Saturday on the Bulgarian-Greece border, near the Bulgarian village of Slaveevo.

Society » Culture | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 10:07 | Viewed: 2795

Bulgarian Theaters Indignant at Looming 'Reform'

A number of representatives of Bulgarian theaters have voiced staunch opposition to proposed reforms on the part of Bulgarian Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2010, Friday // 19:10 | Viewed: 2666

Sofia Hosts Traditional Balkan Foods Forum

Villagers from Cherni Vit, presenting their unique green cheese, are among 160 participants that gathered Friday in Sofia for Terra Madre Balkans, an event devoted to traditional food from across the region of the Balkans.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2010, Friday // 15:23 | Viewed: 4881

New Bulgarian Bestseller Intrigues Politicians, Intellectuals

The premiere of the latest novel by Bulgarian author, Dimitar Nedkov, "The Bulgarian's Sign," gathered over 200 of Sofia's intellectuals at the National Palace of Culture, eager to learn more about the intriguing plot.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2010, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 4174

Bulgarian Police to Protect Shipka Memorial until 2011

Bulgarian police officers will continue to protect the Shipka Memorial, the National Museum of History, the National Learning Complex of Culture and the National Art Gallery until the end of the year.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 17:36 | Viewed: 1881
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