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Bulgarian Icons Exhibit Attracts Thousands of Visitors in Paris

Over 85 000 people have visited the "Treasures of the Bulgarian Icons" exhibition in the French capital Paris.

Society » Culture | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2590

Bulgaria's Nessebar Old Town Keeps UNESCO Status

The old town of Nessebar is a unique cultural and natural heritage site and will not be deleted from the UNESCO World Heritage list, as was recently feared.

Society » Culture | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2836

Serbian Publication: Shopska Salad Is Not Bulgarian

A Serbian publication has challenged the right of Bulgarians to call Shopska Salad a Bulgarian dish, suggesting instead that it is a pan-Slavic creation.

Society » Culture | August 11, 2009, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 5694

Minister of Labor Changes Head of Beautiful Bulgaria Project

Architect Valeria Boteva will be the new head of the Beautiful Bulgaria project, said the Minister of Labor and Social Policy, Totyu Mladenov.

Society » Culture | August 10, 2009, Monday // 17:56 | Viewed: 1559

Stallone, De Niro, Pacino All Set for Bulgaria Filming in 2010

Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone are all set to come to Bulgaria in 2010 according to new Deputy Culture Minister, Dimitar Dereliev.

Society » Culture | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 20:22 | Viewed: 8476

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Celebrates Preobrazhenie

On August 6 the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ (Sveto Preobrazhenie Gospodne).

Society » Culture | August 6, 2009, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 5395

"Dzift" Best Bulgarian Film of 2008, No Award for Director

The movie "Dzift" was declared the Best Bulgarian Film of 2008 by the National Film Center and Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers.

Society » Culture | July 30, 2009, Thursday // 21:01 | Viewed: 3645

Bulgaria July Jazz Festival Says Yes to Nature Preservation

The July Jazz Festival will be brought to a close on Saturday night at the foot of Perelik peak close to the town of Smolyan.

Society » Culture | July 25, 2009, Saturday // 13:13 | Viewed: 3193

Bulgaria First Newspaper in Serbia Faces Bankruptcy

The oldest Bulgarian newspaper in Serbia, "Bratstvo" (Brotherhood), is near bankruptcy after the Serbian government cut by 75% the state funding of the media.

Society » Culture | July 23, 2009, Thursday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1451

Bulgaria Ski Resort Bansko Welcomes Jazz Fans

The ski resort, Bansko, will host the twelfth edition of the traditional jazz festival organized in the Bulgarian town each year.

Society » Culture | July 21, 2009, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 1746

Argentina Beauty Crowned Bulgaria's Tarnovo Folk Fest Queen

Maria Laura Algora from Argentina was chosen as Miss Festival 2009 at the international Veliko Tarnovo Folk Fest.

Society » Culture | July 19, 2009, Sunday // 15:44 | Viewed: 7131

Bulgaria Marks Birthday of National Hero Levski

On Saturday Bulgaria marks 172 years since the birth of the "all-time greatest Bulgarian" Vasil Levski.

Society » Culture | July 18, 2009, Saturday // 10:48 | Viewed: 3305

Bulgaria Capital Sofia Hosts International Folk Fest

Sofia is the host of an international three-day folk festival, which opened officially Thursday evening.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 19:24 | Viewed: 6009

Popular UK Cathedral Choir Set for Bulgaria Tour

The popular St David's Cathedral choir, from the UK's smallest city, is set to begin a tour of Bulgaria on July 18.

Society » Culture | July 16, 2009, Thursday // 18:13 | Viewed: 3380

Bulgaria Own King of Pop Receives Hall of Fame Star

Pop singer, Vasil Naydenov, is the latest celebrity to receive a star in Bulgaria's own Hall of Fame.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:37 | Viewed: 3188

Award Winning US Photographer Huie to Visit Bulgaria

Award winning US photographer, Wing Young Huie, will visit Bulgaria to present his spectacular photography, which depicts the complex, social, ethnic and cultural realities of American society.

Society » Culture | July 15, 2009, Wednesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1003

British Council in Bulgaria Closes Sofia Library

British Council is closing their English language library services in November 2009, their official site announces.

Society » Culture | July 12, 2009, Sunday // 14:14 | Viewed: 4039

Bulgaria Belogradchik Rocks Down to 4th Place in New 7 Wonders Ranking

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

Society » Culture | July 6, 2009, Monday // 11:21 | Viewed: 8308

Berlin Wall Exhibition in Bulgaria's Sofia University

An exhibition, dedicated to the twentieth anniversary of the removal of the Iron Curtain and the fall of the Berlin wall, has been opened in Bulgaria's biggest Sofia University.

Society » Culture | July 2, 2009, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 1793

Leszek Balcerowicz Biography Presented in Bulgaria

The renown Polish economist, Leszek Balcerowicz, was in Sofia Monday for the presentation of the biographical book named after him, written by Polish journalist Witold Gadomski.

Society » Culture | June 29, 2009, Monday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1698

Bulgaria Orthodox Church Marks Apostles Peter and Paul Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church remembered Monday the sufferings of the Holy Glorious and All-Praised Apostles Peter and Paul.

Society » Culture | June 29, 2009, Monday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1796
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