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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: 2437

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: 5464

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: 1971

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: 2413

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: 2626

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: 2736

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: 1380

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: 1858

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: 3924

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: 2486

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: 2192

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: 2958

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: 2883

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: 2378

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: 5214

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: 4339

'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: 3387

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: 5307

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: 1836

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: 2666

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: 2657
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