Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2023 All Rights Reserved

Monument to Cyrillic alphabet to be erected in Los Angeles

Photo: courtesy of Broni Likomanov

A monument to the Cyrillic alphabet is to be erected in Los Angeles, a project which brings together the efforts of the Bulgarian Arts, Culture and Education Foundation, the Bulgarian Consulate General in Los Angeles and the author of the sculpture Broni Likomanov, Elka Ruskov, honorary consul of Bulgaria in Seattle said for the Bulgarian news agency BTA.

The sculpture depicts the hand of an enlightener holding a book in the process of being transformed into a bird. Below the hand are the letters А, Б, В and Г, Broni Likomanov says. He graduated art design at the High School of Applied Arts and took his BA of animation filmmaking from the National Academy of Theatre and Film Art in Sofia. He lives in California and works as artist and animator for companies like Disney, Universal, Klasky Csupo and Nickelodeon. 

Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Painter Villy Nikolov and his sunny world

Villy Nikolov’s colourful paintings carry the sun of Spain, the smiles of childhood and so many stories anyone can discover and interpret, each in their own way. He says he has been drawing for as long as he can remember. “I made my first wall..

published on 3/29/23 9:35 AM

Winners of prestigious "Icarus" awards have been announced

The "Icarus" national awards were presented on the World Theater Day in the "Ivan Vazov" National Theater in Sofia. The play "Orpheus" of the National Theater, by Slovenian director Jernej Lorenzi, grabbed three awards - for the best..

published on 3/28/23 8:50 AM
Director Carlos Eichelman Kaiser with the festival's Grand Prize

The film “Red Shoes” wins the Grand Prize at Sofia Film Fest

The film “Red Shoes” (Mexico-Italy) won the grand prize “Sofia-City of Cinema” at the 27 th edition of Sofia International Film Festival, “Art Fest” announced. “Red Shoes” is directed by Carlos Eichelman Kaiser. The jury consisted of Milcho..

published on 3/27/23 8:56 AM