The movie tells the story of a reindeer-breeding girl
Maria Koleva, Brussels
Tuesday noon. Untypical silence rules at the European Parliament chamber in Strasbourg. EP President Tajani is slowly opening the envelope and in seconds will announce “The winner is…” The 11th LUX Film Prize has gone to “Sami Blood”, a Swedish/Norwegian/Danish co-production. It’s a debut of Swedish director Amanda Kernell. The film reveals the story of a young reindeer-breeding Sami girl - Elle Marja. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and experiencing biology examinations at her boarding school, at 14 she started dreaming of another life.
I am gathering musicians from three continents for the concert in Sofia
Nadezhda Popova
Gilberto Pereyra, a brilliant bandoneon player and the best performer of the Four Seasons of Buenos Aires by Astor Piazzolla in my opinion, is coming. This is the first time we will play the piece in its original version.
Irish rockers U2 were presented with a Global Icon award, in recognition of their decades at the top of the music industry
The 19-year-old Canadian singer Shawn Mendes was the big winner at the annual MTV Europe Music Awards given out at a ceremony held at The SSE Arena in Wembley, London, newswires reported. The young singer managed to scoop three gongs – including Best Artist, Biggest Fans and Best Song for summer smash hit There's Nothing Holding Me Back.
Where miracles happen daily
Adelina Lozanova
Only 7.5km northeast of the centre of Sofia lies a place that many believe to be wonderworking. The Obradovski Monastery “St. Menas” is located in the Sofia Plain, a stone's throw away from the northern neighbourhoods of the Bulgarian capital. It is famous for keeping the wonderworking icon of the warrior saint, which is said to have the power to heal even incurable diseases.
Greddy Assa's labyrinth
Prof. Greddy Assa is showing an exhibition of paintings entitled The Labyrinth at the Academia Gallery in Sofia.
Kraftwerk rolls out 3D Autobann in Sofia
Watching Kraftwerk live is a surrealistic experience. Four black-clad men on the stage play synthesizers that appear to be natural extensions of their hands and every sound they produce conjures images of robots going through furious vocal warm-ups.
Episcopal Basilica vies for UNESCO Heritage List
Before a large audience gathered for a special ceremony at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, Bulgaria presented the Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis and the Antiquity mosaics of Plovdiv.
Jean-Paul Gaultier tells his story in musical
Flamboyant fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier is to tell the story of his colourful life in a racy new stage musical, AFP reported.