Photo Story: Modern Easterners on Instagram in 2017

2017 has certainly been a memorable year, but in spite of a deluge of seismic political events, it hasn’t all been bad. Across the New East, 2017 has also been a time of adventure, of travel across breathtaking landscapes, and of growing success for emerging artists. As we approach the beginning of a new year, we look back on some of the images – from amusing street fashion in Bulgaria to the iconic spomeniks of former Yugoslavia – that captured the outrage, amusement and excitement that coloured 2017 with a lighter, brighter spirit.

Nadia Beard 

1 of 9 | March 15, 2018, Thursday

Slovak photographer Maria Svarbova portrayal of sport and everyday life is often inflected with a pleasing surrealism.

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The Rescued Treasures of Bulgaria Exhibition

The National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences presents to its visitors a temporary exhibition "The Rescued Treasures of Bulgaria". The exhibition is organized by the National Archaeological Museum (NAIM) jointly with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria, with the support of Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria and the assistance of Sofia Municipality. ...

November 12, 2018, Monday

Halo Optical Phenomenon Spotted in Sofia

Halo optical phenomenon was spotted in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia at lunch time on 22nd of September. Halo is an optical phenomenon produced by sunlight interacting with ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere, having various forms, ranging from coloured or white rings to arcs and spots in the sky....

September 25, 2018, Tuesday

These Street Artists are Turning a Bulgarian Village into an Open Air Gallery

A team of street artists are recreating the 20th century’s greatest masterpieces in a small village in central Bulgaria. Katarzyna Piriankova and Ventsislav Piriankov, a Polish-Bulgarian husband-and-wife team, have been slowly transforming the sleepy hamlet of Staro Zhelezare into an open air art gallery for the last three years. ...

August 28, 2018, Tuesday

Webit.Festival Europe 2018

Webit.Festival Europe is part of the EU Digital and Innovation Week - the digital and tech flagship event of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU under the theme "re:Inventing Europe's Future". ...

July 2, 2018, Monday

BULGARIAN COMMUNISM'S FLYING SAUCER

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