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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: 4441

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: 1793

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: 2645

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: 3009

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: 2374

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: 2071

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: 5341

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: 3504

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: 1892

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: 8020

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: 2434

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: 1665

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: 2480

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: 2289

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: 5647

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: 2071

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: 2919

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: 1771

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: 11393

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: 13352

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: 3624
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