• Sofia Philharmonic salutes Europe

      Sofia Philharmonic salutes Europe

      Some 93 orchestra players and choir singers with the Sofia Philharmonic participated in a performance of the Anthem of Europe, with each of them recording their part at home. Maestro Nayden Todorov, conductor and director of the orchestra, recorded his bit in front of Yoan Leviev’s monumental mural Man and Peace displayed in Hall 8 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia – an artwork whose message relates to freedom, unity and all the other values bringing us together, especially in trying days like these.

    • Tom Cruise to shoot his next film... in space

      Tom Cruise to shoot his next film... in space

      Tom Cruise will film his next Hollywood blockbuster on location - 250 miles up in the air and orbiting the Earth once every 90 minutes. Yes, you are reading it right - the "Top Gun" star is flying through the stratosphere to shoot an as-yet-unknown film aboard the International Space Station (ISS), NASA confirmed on Tuesday.

    • From sublime to ridiculous

      From sublime to ridiculous

      The personages in Nina Kovacheva's drawings from 2020 seem perfectly innocent on the surface - children, comic book heroes, familiar sci-fi characters - all engaged in ordinary activities and games.

    • Maestro Nayden Todorov: Music is my destiny

      Maestro Nayden Todorov: Music is my destiny

      Live concerts and concerts streamed online are two completely different experiences that have different impact on people. They should not be compared and contrasted. Let us also not forget that we are living in the 21st century. The exact opposite may actually happen - concerts streamed online may help us reach audiences who, without necessarily having a good idea of it, have until now thought of our art form as obsolete, says Maestro Nayden Todorov in an interview to EUROPOST.

    • Artists worldwide penning songs about quarantine life

      Artists worldwide penning songs about quarantine life

      With masks over their mouths and gloves on their hands, country superstar Luke Combs and his band went to a music studio - in separate rooms - and recorded a new song reflecting the mood of a world dramatically altered by the spreading coronavirus. Singing lyrics like “I miss my mom, I miss my dad,” Combs performed “Six Feet Apart,” a song he wrote on 14 April during a Zoom writing session with songwriters Brent Cobb and Rob Snyder.

    • Spain's museums are eager to reopen

      Spain's museums are eager to reopen

      The halls are eerily quiet at Madrid's Reina Sofia, Spain's most visited museum. Тhe modern art museum housed in a former hospital has been closed since mid-March, like others Spain’s cultural institutions,  due to a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. But with the restrictions starting to be eased, it is getting ready to reopen, hopefully in a month, with new social distancing and hygiene regulations in place for the pandemic age, AFP reported.

    • Inspiration hides in confinement

      Inspiration hides in confinement

      Professionally speaking, coronavirus confinement is not exactly good for street artists. But famed Brazilian muralist Kobra says he found inspiration staying at home - and is using it to help those hit by the pandemic.