The Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra is to mark the 10 th anniversary since Bulgaria joined the EU with a special concert. On January 19th in the Bulgaria Hall people would hear the performance of Clara-Jumi Kang and her Stradivarius violin from 1708 in Concerto No2 by Henryk Wieniawski, known with his virtuosity. Clara-Jumi Kang is a laureate of several international competitions, including "Tchaikovsky," "Tibor Varga," "Sendai." She is often a..
Bulgarian poet, belletrist, publicist, translator and cultural expert Vladimir Nikolov-Svintila is a remarkable phenomenon in Bulgaria's cultural life. Vladimir made a semantic association of his nickname Svintila with “light”. His talent helped him translate Robert Burns, Shakespeare sonnets, Bernard Shaw and other internationally acclaimed authors. Here is what Svintila said in his memoirs of 1978 preserved at the golden archives of the Bulgarian National..
Bulgaria's economy benefited strongly from the country's accession to the European Union and its gross domestic product increased nearly threefold in the past ten years, Executive Director of InvestBulgaria Agency Stamen Yanev told Radio Bulgaria. We must also take into consideration the fact that when Bulgaria joined the EU the volume of foreign direct investments to this country was substantial and the accession of Bulgaria to that union actually..
Best Bulgarian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov kicked off his Australian Open participation with an expected victory. Placed under No 15, he won 7:6 (2), 6:3, 6:3 versus No 231 in the ATP rankings - Australian..
Ten years after the start of its membership in the European Union Bulgaria remains the poorest country in it with a minimum monthly income of 235 euro. Why is Bulgaria lagging behind countries like..
"We will not leave anybody on the street," the Emergency Accommodation Centre for Homeless People in the Zaharna Fabrika quarter in Sofia said. In the coldest days of the winter the centre operates around..
The program targets young people studying at school, who should motivate their peers and friends to be physically active and engaged in sports. It opened a few years ago in Wales and has shown great results. Young..