To lift off the ground - short films about skateboarding culture during "Burgas 2020" Festival

"Le skate moderne" (2014), "Lost In Carranza" (2019) and "Until We Reach the East" (2018) are some of the film titles that will make viewers "forget" about the earth's gravity during the International Film Festival "Burgas 2020". The beginning..

published on 7/18/20 7:05 AM

Plate depicting Pencho Semov is Gabrovo Regional Museum of History exhibit of the month

A “Pencho Ivanov Semov charity foundation” plate is the cultural item of the month for July of the Regional Museum of History in Gabrovo. Pencho Semov, an industrialist with a major contribution to the industrialization of Gabrovo, is depicted..

published on 7/12/20 8:00 AM

A to Jazz Concerts continue in Sofia

One of the biggest cultural events in Bulgaria, A to Jazz, owes its fame to the magnificent selection of musicians and the choice of stage located in one of the parks in the capital city. The festival, which attracted more than 35,000 people in 2019..

published on 7/10/20 1:12 PM
Portrait of Ivan Vazov by painter Georgi Evstatiev

Celebrating Ivan Vazov, Patriarch of Bulgarian literature

The whole of 2020 is passing under the sign of a notable jubilee – 170 years since the birth of Bulgaria poet, writer and prominent public figure Ivan Vazov, titled, in his own lifetime “patriarch of Bulgarian literature”. His novel “Under..

published on 7/9/20 12:27 PM
English-language edition of Ivan Vazov's novel

First-ever edition of Bulgaria's most emblematic novel "Under the Yoke" was in English

The first edition of the iconic Bulgarian novel "Under the Yoke" published in the International Library series by the London publishing house William Heinemann at the end of 1893, is currently on display at Sofia's City Library.  The..

published on 7/8/20 2:15 PM

Bulgaria-Qatar co-production wins Grand Prix Award of Sofia International Film Fest 2020

Sofia City of Film grand prix award for best film of the 24th Sofia International Film Fest went to "Sister" (Bulgaria-Qatar co-production) , directed by Svetla Tsotsorkova, producers Svetoslav Ovcharov and Svetla Tsotsorkova. The Special Jury Award..

published on 7/7/20 8:21 AM

Bulgarians and refugees create art together, beyond the boundaries of distinction

Through the universal language of art, six Bulgarians and seven refugees are having a glance into the souls of ancient civilizations, bringing a fiery spark from remote native lands, playing cards, getting to know each other through..

published on 7/5/20 8:00 AM

Theater season in Bulgaria continues in July

The theatrical season in Bulgaria continues in July as well. Bulgaria’s artists will be again on the stage, although they will perform in front of less audience in the theater halls, in order to meet the requirements for physical..

published on 7/5/20 7:15 AM
Balchik Palace

Balchik hosts Week of Czech Culture

Week of Czech Culture is to be held for the fourth consecutive year at the State Cultural Institute the Palace in the coastal town of Balchik. The event will begin on July 6 at the Tunnel gallery with exhibition of glass sculptures...

published on 7/4/20 5:35 AM

180 Degrees experimental art festival makes comeback with digital programme

What does it take to do a festival in times when travel is practically impossible and social distancing a must? “Experience and creativity, but you also have to take a big risk,” is the brief answer. Shortening distances using..

published on 7/3/20 12:04 PM