Bulgaria, Turkey to Sign Film Industry Cooperation Deal

Society » CULTURE | August 28, 2012, Tuesday // 09:54
Bulgaria: Bulgaria, Turkey to Sign Film Industry Cooperation Deal Bulgarian Culture Minister Vezhdi Rashidov. Photo by BGNES

Bulgaria and Turkey are to sign an agreement aiming to boost the bilateral cooperation between the countries' film industries on Tuesday.

The agreement will be inked by Turkish Culture Minister Ertugrul G?nay and his Bulgarian counterpart Vezhdi Rashidov during the latter's visit to Turkey.

The Bulgarian delegation to the neighboring Balkan country is to include several actors and producers, local media say.

The shooting of a Turkish series named "Riders" is already underway in Bulgaria. The series will consist of a total of 78 85-minutes-long episodes.

"Riders" is co-produced by Turkey's Galata Film and Bulgaria's Nu Boyana Film.

Bulgaria and Turkey are also expected to sign an agreement on the preservation of cultural monuments during Rashidov's visit on Tuesday.

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