• Artist Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova: I race with the light

      Artist Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova: I race with the light

      I see the “craftwork” (drawing, whittling) as a twitch - something that soothes me, something that I do mechanically. I've never stopped doing things with my hands; it's a necessity to me, says Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova in an interview to Maria Vassileva.

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    • Turkey urged to keep Hagia Sophia as museum

      Turkey urged to keep Hagia Sophia as museum

      As Turkey is inching closer to strip Hagia Sophia of its museum status and turn it back into mosque, ever more voices across the globe are opposing such a move, news wires reported. On July 2, the Council of State of Turkey is expected to rule on the request to annul the presidential decree that turned Hagia Sophia into a museum in 1935.

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    • What's on the kitchen table

      What's on the kitchen table

      On the Kitchen Table is a series of twenty-one photographs, each selected from an average of one hundred, taken over several weeks. From February to May 2020, every day Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova takes hundreds of shots in an attempt to reproduce images that appeared for a second in different states on the same surface. Slow and laborious procedure, in honour of one of the most unpretentious genres in art, still life.

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    • Eiffel Tower reopens amid strict restrictions

      Eiffel Tower reopens amid strict restrictions

      The Paris emblem, the Eiffel Tower, re-opened on Thursday for visits but with strict restrictions due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Until 1 July, the landmark will be accessible only by stairs in order a safe distance between people to be ensured to limit infection risks. The landmark will emerge from its longest closure since World War II in time for the summer season, but with limited visitor numbers at first, and with mandatory face masks for all over the age of 11.

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    • The world never stopped turning

      The world never stopped turning

      The gallery of Goethe Institut in Sofia is opening its doors to visitors once again with a new exhibition. The World Never Stopped Turning is a project informed by the pandemic, but one that focuses on the dangers of forgetting about crucial social and political topics rather than on the dangers of the virus.

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    • Demetra Duleva: I come back to leave again

      Demetra Duleva: I come back to leave again

      Leaving Bulgaria is not just a desire to get out of poverty and earn more money. It is something much more fundamental, which is obviously so significant that most of the emigrants are willing to pay a very high price to have it, Demetra Duleva says in an interview to EUROPOST.

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    • Bob Dylan releases first original album in 8 years

      Bob Dylan releases first original album in 8 years

      The US folk and rock legend and Nobel winner Bob Dylan released his first album of original songs in eight years on Friday, AFP reported. "Rough and Rowdy Ways" is Dylan’s first collection of new material since "Tempest" in 2012, although he has released a number of cover albums in the interim.

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    • Music celebrates  returning on stage

      Music celebrates returning on stage

      The European music celebrates a restart with the 31st Ravenna festival, which will kick off on 21 June with a concert by the Giovanile Cherubini Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti. It is the first festival not directed by Cristina Mazzavillani Muti, who is now honorary president, and features a programme of 40 events running until 30 July, ANSA reported. They will all take place with full respect of the measures imposed due to the Covid-19 emergency, in the open theatre at the Rocca Brancaleone castle.

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