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Bulgaria Church Delegation to Bring Holy Easter Fire from Jerusalem

A delegation of clergymen from the Bulgarian Orthodox Church is expected to land at Sofia Airport in the evening on Holy Saturday bringing the Holy Easter Fire from Jerusalem.

Society » Culture | April 18, 2009, Saturday // 12:48 | Viewed: 4588

French Ambassador Supports Belogradchik Rocks Campaign

The French Ambassador to Bulgaria, Etienne de Poncins, has confirmed his support for Bulgaria's Belogradchik Rocks to become one of the world's new seven wonders.

Society » Culture | April 16, 2009, Thursday // 09:17 | Viewed: 3377

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: 4762

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: 9769

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: 2800

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: 9356

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: 4765

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: 1912

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: 2280

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: 2693

"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: 21435

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: 2246

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: 2397

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: 2298

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: 3639

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: 1949

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: 4772

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: 2587

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: 2315

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: 2815

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: 2783
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