Culture

Chirpan to Host 10th National Lavender Festival
The National Lavender Festival Association will host the 10th National Lavender Festival in the village of Sredno Gradishte near Chirpan, on June 15, one of the festival promoters, Nina Girginova, shared with BTA on Monday.
Marius Kurkinski Presents His One-Man Show "Nashenets" in Vienna
Bulgarian actor and director Marius Kurkinski will present his one-man show "Nashenets" (“Countryman”) on Friday, June 14, to his compatriots in Vienna, the "Societas Bulgarica" association wrote on Facebook.
World Food Safety Day
Food security and proper nutrition are fundamental prerequisites for the health and well-being of a country's population and must be integrated into all policies, not only in health, but also in the economy, agriculture, tourism and trade of a country.
All set for Maribor Theatre Festival
The 59th Maribor Theatre festival, the main theatre event in the country, brings twelve Slovenian productions competing for prestigious Borštnik awards, which will be given out at the end of the festival on 16 June. Actor Branko Šturbej will be honoured with the Borštnik Ring for lifetime achievements.
Sofia's Rakursi Gallery Shows Early Works by Sculptor Pavel Koychev
An exhibition of works by sculptor Pavel Koychev opened at Sofia's Rakursi Gallery on Tuesday on the occasion of the gallery's 20th anniversary.
Slovenia's top library celebrates 250 years
The National and University Library (NUK) will be honoured with an Order of Merit for Distinguished Service by President Nataša Pirc Musar on Tuesday, as it marks 250 years since its predecessor was founded. An exhibition on NUK's role will also open.
Hellen Kooijman Translates Bulgarian Authors into Dutch
Hellen Kooijman translates Bulgarian authors and books into Dutch. Thanks to her the Dutch audience can enjoy Georgi Gospodinov's Timeshelter and The Physics of Sorrow, Alek Popov's stories, a guide to Sofia and a collection of Bulgarian culinary recipes.
Gabrovo to Hold Its Traditional Carnival on May 18
Gabrovo will hold its traditional annual festival on Saturday. The carnival procession will show a series of 74 scenes taken from life under the motto “Make Carnival, Not War!”
PHOTO GALLERY Premiere of play to take place at Chisinau-based Licurici Republican Puppet Theatre
The premiere of the play, The Ballad of the Five Kittens, will take place at the Licurici Republican Puppet Theatre. This is a musical and educative play, based on the national customs and traditions of the folk treasury.
Archives State Agency to Present Exhibition Portraying Fashion in Bulgaria from Mid-19th Century to Mid-20th Century
An exhibition portraying fashion in Bulgaria in the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, will open on 16 May at the Archives State Agency (ASA) in Sofia.
Jason Derulo leading line-up at Targu Mures VIBE Festival
Jason Derulo, Dubfire, Traumer, Alan Fitzpatrick and many other international stars will be on stage at the 6th edition of the VIBE Festival in Targu Mures, which will take place July 4-7, according to the organisers.
Mountain with a story to tell
People often climb mountains for recreation, sport, entertainment, in search of fresh air or breathtaking views. But Ajdna, a tooth-shaped peak below Mount Stol in northwestern Slovenia, offers much more than a momentary respite from the world.
Belgian Virtuoso Trumpeter Berwaerts to Perform in Sofia
Another virtuoso trumpeter is joining the season of the Sofia Philharmonic. The Belgian virtuoso Jeroen Berwaerts - well-known both on the classical and jazz scene - will present on 16 May the extremely beautiful Trumpet Concerto by Herbert Willi.
Apollonia Art Foundation CEO Margarita Dimitrova Awarded Chevalier des l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by French Culture Ministry
Apollonia Art Foundation Executive Director Margarita Dimitrova was awarded the Chevalier des l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Culture Ministry, the Foundation told BTA on Friday.
Two new exhibitions presenting BiH cultural heritage open in Europe House
Two new exhibitions under the title 'Connected through Good in the Past, Present and Future' opened in Europe House on 9 May, Europe Day.
Sofia Science Festival Kicks Off
Over 120 scientists from Bulgaria and ten other countries will participate in the 14th Sofia Science Festival, which is taking place on May 9-12 in Sofia Tech Park, the Beautiful Science Foundation said.
Bulgarian Festivals Association to Participate in Annual Arts Festivals Summit in Germany
The annual Arts Festivals Summit, organized by the European Festivals Association in Usedom, Germany will be attended by 230 festival managers from 47 countries. Bulgaria will be represented by five members of the Bulgarian Festivals Association (BFA), the association announced.
PM Mitsotakis attends midnight Resurrection service on Tinos island
"As the Holy Week is about to end, the expectation of the Resurrection fills us all with hope, strength and optimism," Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis underlined in his Easter message on Saturday."Tradition dictates that we spend these Holy Easter days together with our loved ones. Our thoughts, however, must be primarily with our weakest fellow citizens, those who more than ever need our support these days, but also to all Greek uniform personnel, those who day and night, and these Holy days, they are fighting so that we all can be safe," he added.
Iohannis: The Resurrection of Christ reminds everyone of Christian call to love one's neighbor, peacefully coexist
President Klaus Iohannis conveyed on Saturday, in a message, that the Resurrection of the Lord reminds everyone of the Christian call to love one's neighbor and the exhortation to live in peace.
One in Two Bulgarians Trust the Church
Nearly every second Bulgarian trusts the Church, according to a Gallup International Balkans poll released on Thursday.
Bulgaria to Host First AI International Student Olympiad in August
This year, Bulgaria organized the first international student Olympiad in AI, Alexander Velinov, Alexander Velinov, secretary of the Balkan Mathematical Olympiad organizing committee, told journalists.
Freedom/Libertate grabs trophy for Best feature film at GOPO Awards Gala 2024
The movie Freedom/Libertate directed by Tudor Giurgiu has won the GOPO Trophy for the best feature film at the GOPO Awards Gala, which took place on Monday evening at the Ion Caramitru Hall of the I. L. Caragiale National Theatre in Bucharest.