Displaying items by tag: Communist Bulgaria

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 08:02

FASCINATION OF OLD AIRPLANES

Burgas Aviation Museum preserves civil, military aircraft from bygone era

Published in Vibrant Communities
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 07:52

COMMUNIST BULGARIA GOES TO HUNGARY

Dozens of Hungarians converged in the exhibition space of the 10 Eötvös Street Cultural Center in downtown Budapest for the opening of the Communist Bulgaria photography exhibition by Anthony Georgieff, on 5 March. They were joined by some Bulgarians in Budapest, including the Bulgarian Ambassador, Ulyana Bogdanska. The exhibition, exploring Bulgaria's Communist-era heritage, was introduced by the writer, Viktor Horvath. Jazz musicians Gábor Weisz and Támas Kovács provided the audio background. The mayor of Budapest sent special greetings to the exhibition goers.

Published in Bulgaria Art
Monday, 24 February 2020 08:45

WHO WAS MAGDALINA STANCHEVA?

Archaeologist single-handedly defies Communist establishment, saves ruins of Central Sofia

Published in Vagabond Features
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 14:04

10 OUT OF 100

Visit Communist attractions deleted from Bulgarian National Tourism Sites maps

Published in Vibrant Communities
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 14:01

ON COMMUNISM, ANTI-COMMUNISM AND WHAT COMES AFTER

One of Bulgaria's top intellectuals, Georgi Lozanov, is a familiar face to Vagabond readers. A philosopher and a media expert with many years as a leading member of the National Electronic Media Council Lozanov now teaches communications at Sofia University. Among his many interests Communism – and what supersedes it – has had a special place on his rostrum. In his telltale style of combing the mundane with the philosophical, even allegorical, Lozanov begins this conversation, in his office at the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency located at Sofia's main thoroughfare that used to be called Lenin, by pondering over when exactly Bulgarian Communism ended.

Published in Bulgaria Interviews
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 10:30

HOLY MOTHER OF GOD FROM... HASKOVO

Bulgarian city's claim to fame is world's tallest statue of Mary

Published in Vibrant Communities
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 10:27

WHO WAS PENYO PENEV?

Poet from early Communist Bulgaria remains relevant today

Published in Vibrant Communities
Thursday, 02 May 2019 11:27

WHO WAS LYUDMILA ZHIVKOVA?

Long-dead daughter of Communist dictator still stirs controversy

Published in High Beam
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 18:36

BIZARRE BULGARIA

Beauty may be in eye of beholder, but oddness is easier to define

Published in High Beam

Society

IN THE EYE OF THE STORM

Racism, poverty mark Covid-19 blocked Sofia

Vagabond Interviews

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CEO of America for Bulgaria Foundation explains what United Against COVID-19 is

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