Pope Francis Bestows Order upon Ambassador Zuccoli

H. E. Mr. Camillo Zuccoli, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Bulgaria, was bestowed with a significant papal distinction, the Order of St. Gregory the Great. The Order was conferred by Bishop Christo Proykov, the Apostolic Exarch of Sofia for the Bulgarian eastern Catholics.

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Scientists Discuss How to Fight Plagiarism

The closest synonym of plagiarism is theft. It may be an intellectual theft but it is still a theft. While in art and in literature those who have been nailed as plagiarists are despised and even sanctioned, in the scientific circles even venerated figures allow themselves to “borrow” from other persons’ publications without any negative consequences for them.

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W. B. Yeats Celebrated at Europe House in Sofia

une 13 is the 150th birthday of William Butler Yeats, winner of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature. Perseus Publishing House (Bulgaria) marked this jubilee by launching the Bulgarian-language translation of W. B. Yeats’s book John Sherman and Dhoya containing two works of prose.

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European Dialogue on Internet Governance EuroDig 2015

Some 400 representatives of European governments, international organisations, the private sector, civil society, users, academia and the Internet technical community will meet in Sofia (Bulgaria) on 4-5 June at the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG)

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Why the World needs Africa

Africa Day, May 25th, was celebrated with many events around the world and provided the occasion to remind once again of the importance of the warmest continent in our time.

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Brussels dances Bulgarian Horo

A Bulgarian Horo wound around Grand Place in Brussels on April 25, exactly 10 years since the signing of Bulgaria’s EU Accession Treaty. The mass dance was organized for a third successive year on the initiative of The European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva

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Mark and Verse, an Incredible Compote

Have you stumbled upon the similarities between a poem and an animated film? Six animated films based on poems by contemporary Bulgarian poets were shown on video monitors at an exhibition, organised by Compote Collective.

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Chiprovtsi Carpets exhibited at Sofia’s Ethnographic Museum

The tradition of carpet-making in Chiprovtsi, north-eastern Bulgaria, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2014. An exhibition of traditional and modern hand-woven carpets from Chiprovtsi can be seen till October 5 at the National Ethnographic Museum (located in the former Royal Palace) in Sofia.

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All You Need is WOW with Iva and Phillip

Everybody dreams of loving and being loved but sometimes one is surprised that this is exactly what one has wanted. This is the case with the protagonist of the play All You Need Is starring Iva Karamancheva and Phillip Avramov.

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Symmetry in Nature, Science and Art

Science and art are not necessarily separate Universes, they can intersect at certain points, and symmetry is one of them. This is the essence of the public lecture by Assoc. Prof. Leandar Litov, head of the Bulgarian team at the European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN), which aroused the interest of dozens of people and made the Sofia University’s New Conference Hall overflow.

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