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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: 3853

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: 2473

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: 2176

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: 2932

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: 2862

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: 2316

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: 5187

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: 4301

'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: 3361

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: 5249

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: 1827

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: 2644

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: 2637

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: 4391

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: 1764

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: 2630

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: 2993

Orthodox Bulgaria Marks Good Friday

Bulgarian Christians mark Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

Society » Culture | April 2, 2010, Friday // 10:18 | Viewed: 2346

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: 2057

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: 5323

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: 3456
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