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Bulgaria to Celebrate 750 Years since Painting of Boyana Church Frescoes

Bulgaria's National History Museum has announced it would organize a campaign to celebrate the 750th year since the painting of the frescoes of the world-famous Boyana Church outside of Sofia.

Society » Culture | December 9, 2009, Wednesday // 14:50 | Viewed: 5442

Prominent Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Honored in Unique Display

Priceless relics from the legacy of renowned Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov are on display at the National Library in downtown Sofia Monday.

Society » Culture | December 7, 2009, Monday // 14:10 | Viewed: 2245

Amoz Os: I Feel at Home in Bulgaria

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, paid his first visit to Bulgaria this weekend to present his new book "Rhyming Life and Death“ in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 6, 2009, Sunday // 17:40 | Viewed: 1913

Picasso's Granddaughter to Inaugurate Unique Bulgaria Art Gallery

A unique for South Eastern Europe and Bulgaria, Museum Gallery of Modern Art will officially open in Sofia on December 17.

Society » Culture | December 4, 2009, Friday // 17:49 | Viewed: 3694

Bulgarian UNESCO Head Strikes Deal with Google to Offer Virtual Visits to World Heritage Sites

Sites of outstanding universal value inscribed on the World Heritage List can now be explored online by internet users around the world, thanks to an alliance signed by UNESCO and the international corporation Google.

Society » Culture | December 3, 2009, Thursday // 18:42 | Viewed: 2564

Sofia Book Fair Unhurt By Crisis

A total of 125 Bulgarian publishing houses and distributors and eight foreign ones are taking part in the 28th edition of Sofia Book Fair, which opened its doors on December 2 at the National Palace of Culture.

Society » Culture | December 2, 2009, Wednesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1512

Bulgaria Love for Movies Unwavering despite Crisis

Despite the global economic crisis, Bulgarians continue to go to the movies every week, data from a Gallup poll reveals.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1480

Bulgaria Welcomes Top Israeli Writer Amoz Os

Amoz Os, the prominent Israeli writer, novelist and journalist, will pay his first visit to Bulgaria on December 5 to present his new book "Life and Death in Rhymes" in the framework of Sofia book fair.

Society » Culture | December 1, 2009, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1833

New Education Minister: Bulgaria Scholars Hostile to Change

Any urges to reform Bulgaria's education system are met with an impenetrable stone wall erected by resisting academia.

Society » Culture | November 30, 2009, Monday // 10:16 | Viewed: 1876

Nesebar Seeks State Aid, Cooperation to Preserve Ancient City

The Mayor of the historical Black Sea town of Nesebar has appealed to the Bulgarian state and parliament for assistance in preserving the heritage of the Old Town.

Society » Culture | November 23, 2009, Monday // 13:17 | Viewed: 10618

Hit Bulgarian Movie Wins Its 21st International Award

The hit 2008 Bulgarian movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner" won Sunday the grand prix at the Listopad Festival in Belarusian capital Minsk.

Society » Culture | November 22, 2009, Sunday // 16:26 | Viewed: 8485

Bulgaria Film Fest 'Cinemania' Opening Friday

Cinemania, the long-established Bulgarian film festival, will open on Friday evening with a showing of Spanish director Carlos Saura’s “I, Don Giovanni”.

Society » Culture | November 13, 2009, Friday // 15:03 | Viewed: 3168

Sofia/Paris Open Class Takes You behind Film Noir Screen

Bulgarian film-lovers, novices and experts alike, will have the opportunity to participate in an open cinema workshop, exploring the nature and best examples of the film noir category, organized by French producer Patrick Sandrin.

Society » Culture | October 29, 2009, Thursday // 19:02 | Viewed: 1499

Cloudy Bulgaria Celebrates Winter Herald

Orthodox Bulgarians mark on October 26 the Christian St Dimitar Day, believed to herald the beginning of winter, as forecasts promise clouds, fogs and scattered showers.

Society » Culture | October 26, 2009, Monday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1477

Bulgarian Movie 'Eastern Plays' Wins Awards at Tokyo Festival

The Bulgarian movie “Eastern Plays” of Director Kamen Kalev won first price at the Intertional Movie Festival in Tokyo, Japan.

Society » Culture | October 25, 2009, Sunday // 21:13 | Viewed: 3902

German Journalist Takes In-depth Look at Bulgaria

The German journalist Tomas Magosch published recently his book about Bulgaria in which he tells his experiences, impressions and observations about the country.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1601

US Legends ZZ TOP Rock Bulgaria Capital

The legendary US rock band ZZ TOP will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on October 21, 2009 as part of their Double Down Live tour.

Society » Culture | October 21, 2009, Wednesday // 09:23 | Viewed: 4399

Bulgarian-Swedish Film 'Eastern Plays' Wins Golden Orange Award

‘Eastern Plays’, directed by Bulgarian Kamen Kalev, was presented with the Young Jury Award for Best International Film at the 46th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival late Sunday.

Society » Culture | October 19, 2009, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 1954

Bulgaria Picks Pop Star Miro for Eurovision Song Contest

The Bulgarian pop star Miro (Miroslav Kostadinov) has been selected by a 51-member jury to represent Bulgaria at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest.

Society » Culture | October 18, 2009, Sunday // 13:02 | Viewed: 6209

Particle of St Ivan Rilski Relics Arrives in Bulgaria's Pernik

The Bulgarian western city of Pernik accepted Saturday a particle of the relics of St. Ivan Rilski.

Society » Culture | October 17, 2009, Saturday // 19:58 | Viewed: 3768

Alpha Bank Donates Hit Exhibit to Bulgaria Capital Sofia

The Greek-owned Alpha Bank is donating to the Bulgarian capital Sofia 140 photos from its hit exhibit dedicated to two 130-year anniversaries.

Society » Culture | October 15, 2009, Thursday // 16:22 | Viewed: 2967
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