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4th Bulgarian Art Festival 'Water Tower' Gathers International Artists

The fourth edition of the Bulgarian independent art festival "Water Tower" will take place at three different locations starting Saturday at the Water Tower in Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 26, 2010, Saturday // 11:46 | Viewed: 1991

Sofia Impatient for Thrash Metal Gig with Metallica, Slayer

Some of the world's most emblematic metal and rock bands including Metallica, Slayer and Rammstein are going to perform in Bulgaria's capital during the Sofia Rocks 2010 Sonisphere Festival.

Society » Culture | June 22, 2010, Tuesday // 12:01 | Viewed: 22550

Bulgarian Culture Minister: Police Must Avoid Stabs at Stardom

Bulgaria's Culture Minister, Vezhdi Rashidov, voiced criticism towards the police regarding their special operation which interrupted an art auction in Sofia.

Society » Culture | June 18, 2010, Friday // 11:30 | Viewed: 2318

Blockbuster 'Mission London' Sets New Bulgarian Record

Bulgaria's latest motion picture "Mission London" continued to break Bulgarian film records.

Society » Culture | June 11, 2010, Friday // 18:35 | Viewed: 2220

Bulgarian Bells Ring for Peace Again

The Bulgarian "Bells", built during the communist era and associated mostly with it, will ring again after the official opening ceremony in Sofia on Friday.

Society » Culture | June 11, 2010, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 4272

Opera Star Placido Domingo Entertains Bulgaria's Balchik

The Bulgarian town of Balchik negotiates a concert of one of the most popular tenors in the world, Placido Domingo, the town mayor announced Thursday.

Society » Culture | June 10, 2010, Thursday // 17:27 | Viewed: 4124

Bulgaria's Balchik Brings Together International Filmmakers

The 8th edition of the International Film Festival "In The Palace" in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Balchik will bring together filmmakers from 44 countries,

Society » Culture | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 18:04 | Viewed: 3625

Argentina Bestseller Author Bucay Honored to Be in Bulgaria

Renown Argentinian psychotherapist, psychodramatist, and writer, Jorge Bucay, is on his first visit to Bulgaria Tuesday.

Society » Culture | June 8, 2010, Tuesday // 14:31 | Viewed: 8952

Bulgarian Sweeps Off International Youth Film Festival in Seattle

Bulgarian high school student Veselin Cholakov is the Audience Winner for 2010 in the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) in Seattle, USA.

Society » Culture | June 7, 2010, Monday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1832

Sofia Anticipates Concert of US Rock Legend Bob Dylan

The long-awaited Sofia concert of US rock musician Bob Dylan begins at 8 pm Thursday evening at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | June 3, 2010, Thursday // 14:43 | Viewed: 2428

Culture Ministry Announces 'Bulgarian Louvre' Public Bid

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry announced a public tender for the project of the future museum known as the "Bulgarian Louvre.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 19:38 | Viewed: 1732

Bulgaria Marks Day of Revolutionary Hristo Botev

Bulgaria marks Wednesday, June 2, the 134th anniversary of the death of one of the most prominent Bulgarians - the publicist, poet and revolutionary Hristo Botev, who gave his life for Bulgaria's independence.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2010, Wednesday // 08:32 | Viewed: 3682

Bulgaria EU Commissioner Supports Haiti Charity Concert in Sofia

Kristalina Georgieva, Bulgaria's EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, supported the charity concert for Haiti in Sofia Sunday.

Society » Culture | May 31, 2010, Monday // 07:40 | Viewed: 2352

Bulgarian Pianist Wins 2nd Prize in Prestigious Belgian Contest

Bulgarian piano player Evgeni Bozhanov has won the second price in the renown Queen Elizabeth Music Contest in Belgium.

Society » Culture | May 30, 2010, Sunday // 12:37 | Viewed: 2391

Bulgaria Celebrates National Day of Culture and Slavic Script

Bulgarians from around the country and the world are paying tribute Monday, May 24, to the deed of Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, the creators of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2010, Monday // 10:04 | Viewed: 5382

Bulgaria Bestows Most Prestigious Theater Awards

Bulgaria will award Sunday evening theatrical companies and actors with the most prestigious award in the country, the Askeers.

Society » Culture | May 23, 2010, Sunday // 11:32 | Viewed: 1938

Bulgaria Orthodox Christians Mark Cherry All Souls' Day

Bulgarian Christian Orthodox honor Saturday the All Souls' Day before Pentecost or the so-called Cherry All Souls' Day.

Society » Culture | May 22, 2010, Saturday // 13:05 | Viewed: 2400

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: 2614

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: 2706

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: 1379

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: 1838
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