Eastern Europe’s Vineyards are Having a Moment

There used to be a certain sniffiness about Eastern European wines. They were treated as unwelcome attendees at the wine lover’s party – OK if you wanted a cheap bottle of plonk but never granted a place at the top table. Continue reading Eastern Europe’s Vineyards are Having a Moment

Bulgarian President Unveils Picasso Exhibition at National Art Gallery in Sofia
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev unveiled an exhibition of works of art by Pablo Picasso at the National Art Gallery in Sofia on Thursday. The exhibition entitled “Picasso: the eternal quest” features more than 70 original works of art, which have been specially selected from the Birthplace M… http://bit.ly/1PTAqZ7

West Mifflin School to Host Ethnic Dance Groups as Part of Anniversary Celebration
In 1930, a local organization was established to serve as a center of Bulgarian and Macedonian cultural activity.
That tradition continues as the Bulgarian Macedonian National Educational and Cultural Center in West Homestead celebrates its 85th anniversary with a folk festival on Friday and… http://bit.ly/1LmrTYn

World Film Stars Appear in New Commercial Promoting Bulgaria
World-famous film stars appear in a new commercial promoting Bulgaria as a tourist destination, the Tourism Ministry in Sofia announced on Sunday.
The commercial has been produced by Sofia-based Nu Boyana Film Studios with no funding from the government, Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova said… http://bit.ly/1VMsGqp

Bulgarian & Foreign Architects Invited to an Open Intl Competition for Varna Library New Building
The Municipality of Varna and the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria – Varna invite Bulgarian and foreign architects in an open international architectural competition for a new building of Varna Regional Library. The competition aims to collect under one roof the library’s collection, now spread … http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/09/19/bulgarian-foreign-architects-invited-open-intl-competition-varna-library-new-building/

Bulgarian City of Gabrovo to Showcase Ancient Sheki
The Bulgarian city of Gabrovo will host a photo exhibition, dedicated to Azerbaijan’s ancient region of Sheki on September 16.
Sheki and Gabrovo became sister cities in 2004, and a document on ties between the two cities was signed as part of a visit of Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov to A… http://www.anthemculture.com/2015/09/10/bulgarian-city-gabrovo-showcase-ancient-sheki/