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Bulgarian films screened in the heart of the Eternal City

This year, the traditions are not what they used to be and for the first time the Festival of Bulgarian Cinema in Rome is taking place not at the beginning, but at the end of summer. The reason is that the venue for all the screenings..

published on 9/21/23 2:35 PM

UNESCO expands the borders of Old Nessebar architectural reserve with adjacent aquatoria

UNESCO has confirmed the extended boundaries of the world material cultural heritage in Bulgaria's Ancient Nessebar architectural reserve on the Black Sea coast. The 45th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which is being held in the Saudi..

published on 9/21/23 12:24 PM
Scene from the film

Golden Rose Bulgarian Cinema Festival will hand out its awards at September 28

The Golden Rose Bulgarian Cinema Festival was opened in Varna with the premiere of the documentary film "The Last Glarus".  In the 41st edition of this oldest Bulgarian film forum, more than 60 Bulgarian titles will be shown on the screen, many of..

published on 9/21/23 10:25 AM

Sofia DocuMENTAL festival presents over 20 films

The "SofiaDocuMENTAL" film festival takes place in the Bulgarian capital city from September 18 to 25. More than 20 documentaries, winners of prestigious international awards, will be shown divided into various categories. The first screening..

published on 9/18/23 6:04 PM
Georgi Gospodinov

Georgi Gospodinov wins the Boccaccio Literary Prize

Georgi Gospodinov w о n the Boccaccio Literary Prize. He is one of the three laureates of the 42 nd edition of the Giovanni Boccaccio Literary Prize, along with journalist Stefania Battistini and playwright Marco Paolini. Walter Veltroni chaired the..

published on 9/18/23 11:29 AM

All that Circus - an exhibition recalls the golden times of the Bulgarian circus

A model of the emblematic building of the Sofia State Circus, which generations of Bulgarians no longer remember because it was destroyed in a fire exactly 40 years ago, is placed in the center.  This is also the reason for the current..

published on 9/17/23 10:08 AM
Haralampi Tachev (1875-1944) was 25 years old when he designed the coat of arms of Sofia from 1900.

Haralampi Tachev - the artist who knew how to turn Sofia into a beautiful capital

Rich ornamentation, exquisite design and attention to detail are the hallmarks of the facades and interior decoration of the few surviving public buildings built at the turn of the last century. Any resident of Sofia would immediately recognise the..

published on 9/17/23 7:35 AM

Nessebar remains a UNESCO World Heritage Site, WHC decides in Riyadh

Nessebar remains a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has announced.  The decision was taken at the Extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee, which was held in Riyadh .  At the head of the Bulgarian..

published on 9/15/23 11:39 AM

After Beijing, artist Valentin Yordanov looks to Life Is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas

At one of the biggest cultural events in China, the 23 rd edition of the Beijing Art Expo , 2023 which took place at the beginning of the month, Bulgarian artist Valentin Yordanov presents his own rendition of Art Leading the Future. For..

updated on 9/14/23 1:10 PM
Zlatyu Boyadzhiev - Shepherds from Brezovo, 1941

Large-scale exhibition will mark 120th anniversary of birth of remarkable Bulgarian painter Zlatyu Boyadzhiev

A large-scale exhibition themed Messages on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the birth of the great Bulgarian artist Zlatyu Boyadzhiev /1903 - 1976/ will be launched today at the National Art Gallery in Sofia . The official opening will take..

published on 9/14/23 6:15 AM