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Ставри Калинов

Artist and sculptor Stavri Kalinov passed away

Bulgarian artist Stavri Kalinov passed away at the age of 78.  "Stavri Kalinov, one of the most popular figures in contemporary Bulgarian art, has left us. We bow to his memory," the Union of Bulgarian Artists wrote on its Facebook page, describing him as..

published on 9/13/23 3:05 PM
Alberto Morales

Alberto Morales' exhibition South of the South, dedicated to Antarctica, opens in Sofia

A retrospective exhibition of the Argentine artist Alberto Morales, named "South of the South" and dedicated to Antarctica , opens today at 6 pm in the Central Lobby of the main building of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski".  In 2005,..

published on 9/12/23 6:55 AM
The jury at the 19th World Festival of Animated Film in Varna (from right): Lyudmil Hristov, Alice Saey, Raimund Krumme, Noel Palazzo and Robert Sowa, Sept 10, 2023

Croatian short film grabs grand prize at the World Animated Film Festival in Varna

The short film Family Portrait by Lea Vidaković from Croatia won the grand prize at the 19th World Festival for Animated Film in Bulgaria's Varna . The awards were announced at a press conference by the jury, which consists of five people - Prof...

published on 9/10/23 6:50 PM

"The Bulgarian Army from Asparukh to the present day" in the village of Topoli

The 11th cultural-historical show "The Bulgarian Army from Asparukh to the present day" reenacts different periods of the development of the Bulgarian army in the village of Topoli near Varna.  Nearly 500 people from historical reenactment clubs..

published on 9/10/23 2:02 PM

The Union of Bulgarian Writers marks 110th anniversary

The Union of Bulgarian Writers is celebrating 110 years since its foundation. The creative association was established on September 8, 1913. Ivan Andreychin (literary and theater critic, poet, fiction writer, playwright and translator) was elected its..

published on 9/8/23 10:11 AM

The movie Blaga’s Lessons is Bulgaria’s Oscar nomination

The Bulgarian nomination for the Academy Awards Best International Feature Film is Blaga’s Lessons, directed by Stephan Komandarev.   Bulgarian film "Blaga's Lessons " won the Grand Prix at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival We shall do our..

published on 9/7/23 2:07 PM

Ripped to The Root: The story of Prof. Dimitar Atanasov, the first plant pathologist on the Balkans

And there is no road, no train. Me - a lonely pebble, standing and grasping the tiny blade of grass ripped to the root – this verse from Boris Hristov’s poem Heartstroke gives the title frame of a film story. The plot takes us back to Bulgaria's..

published on 9/5/23 4:28 PM

"Bulgaria. A Bird's Eye View" photo exhibition to be shown in Skopje

The "Bulgaria. A Bird's Eye View" exhibition by photographer Alexander Ivanov will be opened on September 5 at the gallery of the Cultural Information Center of Bulgaria in Skopje, RSM, to celebrate the Unification Day of Bulgaria. The opening will be..

published on 9/5/23 6:45 AM

140 publishers present their books at the Book Alley in Sofia

The Book Alley even t will bring together readers from September 4 to 10 in Sofia . 140 Bulgarian publishers are taking part at the event which is organized by the Bulgarian Book Association . It is part of # L iteracy C ause,..

published on 9/4/23 10:09 AM
Bulgaria Hall

Bulgarian and Israeli musicians in concert to mark 80th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews in WW2

The 80th anniversary of the rescue of the Bulgarian Jews will be celebrated this evening with a concert by the Sofia Philharmonic in Bulgaria concert hall in Sofia.  The Bulgarian orchestra will be joined by the Israeli Ashira Choir, Capella Anima and..

published on 9/3/23 6:15 AM