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Bulgaria National Folk Ensemble Set for New York Debut

The National Folk Ensemble of Bulgaria �Bulgare' (NFEB) is set to make its first performance in New York, Saturday with a large audience expected at Symphony Space.

Society » Culture | April 10, 2009, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2533

"Caprichos" by Francisco Goya Exhibited in Sofia

An exhibit of the "Caprichos" by Spanish painted Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746 -1828) is opening in Sofia Wednesday. The exhibition is hosted by the Cervantes Institute in Sofia, and will be open until May 18.

Society » Culture | April 8, 2009, Wednesday // 14:10 | Viewed: 20910

Play Opening Night Fires up Sofia Audience

Dimitar Bozakov, the most successful Bulgarian theatrical director in Israel, fired up the audience at the National Theater "Ivan Vazov" Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | April 3, 2009, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 2133

Bulgaria Own Laughter Kingdom Celebrates April Fool’s Day

The city of Gabrovo, known as the Bulgarian "laughter kingdom," celebrates Wednesday April Fool's Day.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2297

April 1 – Day of Pranksters and Fools

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, 2009, Wednesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 2168

Famous Musicians Perform at Bulgaria European Musical Festival 2009

Famous Bulgarian musicians Vesko Panteleev-Eschkenazi, and his brother Maxim joined by their cousin Martin Panteleev will perform at the European Musical Festival 2009.

Society » Culture | April 1, 2009, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 3336

Baca Concert Set to Open Sofia Jazz+ Festival

The fifth edition of the Bulgarian festival JAZZ+ will open with a concert by Peruvian jazz legend Susana Baca on 24 May.

Society » Culture | March 31, 2009, Tuesday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1793

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Third in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik moved down one place to third position in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | March 30, 2009, Monday // 18:27 | Viewed: 4502

Bulgaria Celebrates Annunciation

All Bulgarian Christians celebrate Wednesday one of the most important Christian holidays, the Annunciation. .

Society » Culture | March 25, 2009, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2436

Bulgaria PM Stanishev Calls for Church Unity

The Bulgarian government will do everything possible to help the Bulgarian Orthodox Church achieve unity.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2009, Monday // 14:58 | Viewed: 2208

Patriotic Readers Select Vazov's "Under the Yoke" as Bulgaria's Favorite Novel

The novel "Under the Yoke" by renowned Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov officially became Sunday night Bulgaria's favorite novel.

Society » Culture | March 23, 2009, Monday // 10:42 | Viewed: 2544

Bulgarian Director’s Film Project Gets German Backing

German production company LE Vision has agreed to co-produce the latest project of Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev.

Society » Culture | March 20, 2009, Friday // 09:06 | Viewed: 2450

Patricia Kaas to Perform in Bulgaria Mid-June

Famous French singer and actress Patricia Kaas will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on June 12 as part of her world tour.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2009, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 4451

"For My Father" Takes Plaudits at Sofia Film Festival

The Israeli-German co-production, 'For My Father', has won the top film prize at the 13th Sofia International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2009, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 2151

BGN 16 M to Be Given for Bulgarian Movies in 2009

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture's 2009 budget foresees BGN 16 M for Bulgarian movie production.

Society » Culture | March 14, 2009, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2486

Court Rules Bulgarian Byzantine Treasure Should be returned by Greece

A Bulgarian court has ruled for the confiscation of the nine Byzantine plates purchased by three Greek museums in 2004. The confiscation is possible on the basis of a special EU law, which Greece has not yet adopted, according to the Greek daily newspaper

Society » Culture | March 13, 2009, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3749

Bulgaria National Opera Conductor Set for US Debut

Bulgaria's National Opera conductor, Grigor Palikarov, is set to make his US debut this weekend in Cleveland in the Opera Circle production of Pietro Mascagni's "L'Amico Fritz".

Society » Culture | March 13, 2009, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 4116

Free Entrance to Picasso's Exhibition in Sofia

The National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia will welcome visitors to Bulgaria's first ever exhibition of Pablo Picasso's works free of charge starting from March 13 till its closure on March 15.

Society » Culture | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1882

Bulgaria Commission Suggests Ban on Homosexual Lobbying Activities

Bulgarian MPs on the National Commission for Community and Medias have suggested forbidding gay lobbying activities, stating that they erode Bulgarian "social ethics".

Society » Culture | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 6684

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 | March 7, 2009, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3486

Grave of Bulgarian Poet Vaptsarov Desecrated

The grave of the famous Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptsarov has been desecrated. Relatives of the poet told the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) they were going to demand an exhumation in order to determine whether the remains of Vaptsarov are still in

Society » Culture | March 5, 2009, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2955
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