• Cinema tells stories of photography

      Cinema tells stories of photography

      At the invitation of Contemporary Space, the Synthesis gallery will guest in Varna with the exposition Moving Stills - Photography Films by Trisha Ziff. Its focus is on four films made by the famous director: Chevolution (2008), The Mexican Suitcase (2011), The Man Who Saw Too Much (2016) and Witkin & Witkin (2017). They tell the life stories of four photographers - Alberto Korda, Robert Capa, Enrique Metinides and Joel-Peter Witkin.

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    • Peter Bence to play in Sofia

      Peter Bence to play in Sofia

      The world's fastest piano player Peter Bence will perform a concert on 13 November at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Bence is an internationally acclaimed virtuoso pianist, recording artist, composer and producer who holds the Guinness World Record for being the Fastest Piano Player.

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    • Japanese dance of darkness will be performed in Sofia

      Japanese dance of darkness will be performed in Sofia

      A form of Japanese dance theatre known as butoh is at the core of a new show by Bulgarian experimental theatre company Meteor, which will be performed in Sofia on 30 and 31 October. Butoh, or ankoku buto (dance of darkness), is a type of avant-garde dance which raises the most difficult existential questions using extreme means of expression.

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    • Musiс rising among the dead

      Musiс rising among the dead

      Deep in one of New York's most prestigious cemeteries, the eerie vibrations of a string concerto ricochet off catacomb walls, a seance of sorts invigorating the spirit of classical music. Media reports regularly warn of the genre's impending doom, but Andrew Ousley, who founded the cheekily named "Death of Classical" series, says the obituaries are beyond premature.

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    • Digital art enchants Sofia

      Digital art enchants Sofia

      The seventh edition of the International Digital Art Festival will take place in Sofia next week, from 22 until 26 October. Organised by the National Academy of Arts and the DA Lab foundation, DA FEST [7] will feature a wide range of exhibitions; audio-visual, theatre and VR performances; video art projections; lectures and presentations; workshops and concerts, revealing a plethora of explorations and art practices in the field of digital art.

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    • European writers awarded Nobel in literature

      European writers awarded Nobel in literature

      After a gap of one year the Literature Nobel returned on the stage last Thursday with Poland's Olga Tokarczuk and Austria's Peter Handke awarded the 2018 and 2019 prizes respectively, news wires reported. Two Nobels were awarded this year after last yearчs prize was postponed over a scandal. Since then, the Nobel organisation has appointed new members and reformed some of its rules after a rare intervention by its royal patron, the king of Sweden.

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    • The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices triumphs in Skopje

      The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices triumphs in Skopje

      The latest tour of the Bulgarian women's choir The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices made a triumphant start in Skopje on 8 October. The choir presents its latest album BooCheeMish, recorded together with Lisa Gerrard. The spacious and beautiful acoustic hall of Skopje Philharmonics, inaugurated two years ago, was too small to accommodate all music lovers who wanted to enjoy the art of the Bulgarian singers and the Australian icon of Dead Can Dance.

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    • Art from Germany exhibited in Plovdiv

      Art from Germany exhibited in Plovdiv

      Travelling the World is the largest retrospective exhibition of works from the collection of the German Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA). It comprises 320 works by 90 artists from Germany and covers the period from the 1950s to the present day. The exhibition is a comprehensive survey of the trends and the most notable representatives of the artistic world in Eastern and Western Germany.

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