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Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Maundy Thursday

Bulgaria marks on April 1 Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 2020

Western World Marks April Fools' Day

The 91st day of the year and 92nd in leap years, April 1, is most remarkable in the Western world for being April Fools' Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2010, Thursday // 08:23 | Viewed: 5284

Hit Bulgarian Movie 'Dzift' Awarded at Salerno Film Fest

The producer of Dzift, the best Bulgarian movie for 2008, Matey Konstantinov, received the special award for best foreign film from the film fest in Salerno, Italy.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2010, Monday // 18:22 | Viewed: 3351

Bulgaria's 'World Is Big' Wins French Audience Award

Bulgaria's "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner", directed by Stephan Komandarev, won the audience award at the prestigious film fest in Valancienne, France.

Society » Culture | March 29, 2010, Monday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1657

Bulgaria IKAR 2010 Awards Best Theatrical Performances

The last play directed by Krikor Azarian was awarded for best performance at the annual Bulgarian "IKAR" ceremony on Saturday evening.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 12:03 | Viewed: 7685

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians celebrate Palm Sunday - Tsventisa-Vrabnitsa, to mark the triumphal arrival of Christ into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | March 28, 2010, Sunday // 10:46 | Viewed: 2364

Bulgaria Culture Minister Promises Support for Musical Theater

Bulgaria Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov has praised the work of artists and staff at the "Stefan Makedonski" National Musical Theater in central Sofia.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2010, Tuesday // 19:52 | Viewed: 1639

Bulgaria, Montenegro Prepare Culture Cooperation Agreement

Montenegro's Minister of Culture, Prof Branislav Micunovic heads a delegation that has arrived in the Bulgarian capital Sofia for a working visit.

Society » Culture | March 19, 2010, Friday // 13:36 | Viewed: 2416

Bulgarian Virtuosos Perform Music of Oscar Winning Movie

The music of the Argentinean movie El Secreto de Sus Ojos (The Secret of Their Eyes), winner of the Oscar for Foreign Film, is performed by Bulgarian musicians.

Society » Culture | March 13, 2010, Saturday // 16:39 | Viewed: 2237

Controversial Czech Artist Cerny: No Bad Feelings about Bulgaria

Czech artist, David Cerny, who stirred a heated controversy with his Entropa exhibit, says he does not harbor any hard feelings about Bulgaria.

Society » Culture | March 11, 2010, Thursday // 20:30 | Viewed: 5332

Sofia International Festival Presents 100 Feature Films

The 14th edition of the Sofia International Film Festival will open on Friday at the National Palace of Culture

Society » Culture | March 5, 2010, Friday // 16:52 | Viewed: 2041

Bulgaria Culture Minister Awarded for 'Lifetime Achievements'

Bulgaria Minister of Culture Vezhdi Rashidov is to be celebrated in Moscow for his lifetime artistic achievements.

Society » Culture | March 5, 2010, Friday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2863

Emblematic Play Rallies Bulgarians in Romania for Liberation Day

Bulgaria's National Theater presented an emblematic play to the Bulgarian diaspora in the Romanian capital Bucharest on the occasion of Liberation Day, March 1.

Society » Culture | March 3, 2010, Wednesday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1734

Metallica, Rammstein to Perform in Bulgaria's Sofia in June

Several top rock and metal groups are going to perform in Sofia during the Bulgarian edition of the Sonisphere Festival.

Society » Culture | March 3, 2010, Wednesday // 08:45 | Viewed: 11045

Bulgarian Singer's Voice Featured in Hit Film Avatar

The voice of a young Bulgarian singer is featured in the soundtrack of the top Hollywood blockbuster Avatar.

Society » Culture | March 1, 2010, Monday // 12:59 | Viewed: 13141

Bulgarians Pick Miro's Own Song for Eurovision 2010 Contest

Bulgarians selected the country's song for the 2010 Eurovision contest through SMS Text voting Sunday night.

Society » Culture | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 21:41 | Viewed: 3574

US Rock Legend Bob Dylan to Sing in Bulgaria's Sofia June 3

Legendary American song-writer and musician is going to have a concert in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on June 3, 2010.

Society » Culture | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 16:33 | Viewed: 5735

Spanish Singer Buika Performs in Bulgaria

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 | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2140

Bulgaria Ministers Unveil Regional Development Cultural Projects

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has announced five contracts awarded under the EU-funded Regional Development operational program.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2010, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1478

Sofia to Enjoy Oberhausen Film Fest Top Winners

Several films receiving awards at one of the major international crossroads for the short form - the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be shown in Sofia Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2010, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2071

BBC: Concerns over Chalga Links to Bulgaria Organized Crime

The BBC 'Close-up' program focused on pop-folk music in Bulgaria on Sunday, with the presenter visiting a club in Sofia.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2010, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 4606
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