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Artists Start Repainting Berlin Wall Art Gallery

Artists, who painted the largest remaining section of the Berlin Wall in 1990, began Tuesday repairing their works.

Society » Culture | April 15, 2009, Wednesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 4521

Bulgaria Nominated to Host New 7 Wonders Р•vent in 2011

Bulgaria's capital Sofia is one of the 25 current nominees to become the official host for the declaration of the New Seven Wonders of Nature event in 2011.

Society » Culture | April 14, 2009, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 9546

Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks Again Second in New 7 Wonders Provisional Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik are again on second place in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2009, Monday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2670

2009 Pritzker Honored to Swiss Architect Zumthor

The Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is the recipient of the 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

Society » Culture | April 13, 2009, Monday // 12:44 | Viewed: 8888

Willow Crowns Mark Bulgaria Palm Sunday Celebrations

Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa (Palm Sunday) is celebrated Sunday in Bulgaria as the Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 12, 2009, Sunday // 09:54 | Viewed: 4382

US Returns Renaissance Paintings to Jewish Heirs

The US state of California has returned three Renaissance paintings that were confiscated from Jewish art dealers in Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1860

Bulgaria Celebrates Orthodox Church Lazar's Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marks Saturday the traditional St. Lazar's Day.

Society » Culture | April 11, 2009, Saturday // 11:48 | Viewed: 2191

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: 2597

"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: 21129

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: 2186

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: 2347

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: 2230

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: 3423

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: 1854

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: 4598

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: 2487

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: 2241

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: 2606

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: 2502

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: 4593

"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: 2199
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