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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: 1875

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: 7936

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: 2414

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: 1660

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: 2460

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: 2272

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: 5545

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: 2063

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: 2900

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: 1761

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: 11321

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: 13260

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: 3606

US Rock Legend Bob Dylan to Sing in Bulgaria's Sofia June 3

Legendary American song-writer and musician is going to have a concert in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on June 3, 2010.

Society » Culture | February 28, 2010, Sunday // 16:33 | Viewed: 5881

Spanish Singer Buika Performs in Bulgaria

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 | February 25, 2010, Thursday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2186

Bulgaria Ministers Unveil Regional Development Cultural Projects

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has announced five contracts awarded under the EU-funded Regional Development operational program.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2010, Tuesday // 17:49 | Viewed: 1497

Sofia to Enjoy Oberhausen Film Fest Top Winners

Several films receiving awards at one of the major international crossroads for the short form - the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen will be shown in Sofia Wednesday and Thursday.

Society » Culture | February 23, 2010, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 2146

BBC: Concerns over Chalga Links to Bulgaria Organized Crime

The BBC 'Close-up' program focused on pop-folk music in Bulgaria on Sunday, with the presenter visiting a club in Sofia.

Society » Culture | February 22, 2010, Monday // 12:51 | Viewed: 4837

Spectacular Horse Races Mark Bulgarian Holiday Todorovden

Bulgarians, all over the country mark Saturday, the holiday, known as Todorovden (the day of Todor or Theodor), which is also called the Horse Easter.

Society » Culture | February 20, 2010, Saturday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3463

Bulgaria PM Wins "Sweetest Kiss" Contest

A photo, featuring an unidentified woman kissing a pre-election placard of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, has won a nationwide "Sweetest Kiss" competition.

Society » Culture | February 12, 2010, Friday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria Eurovision Bidder Miro Presents 5 Possible Entries

Five songs performed by the internally selected Bulgarian representative at the Eurovision song contest Miro Kostadinov were presented Sunday evening in a special show, broadcast on the national TV channel.

Society » Culture | February 8, 2010, Monday // 09:20 | Viewed: 5131
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