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  • Actress deals in fairytales and time for special kids

    Actress deals in fairytales and time for special kids

    A young actress named Mira Koteva is doing readings of fairytales about princesses, dragons and heroes at https://bit.ly/PrikazkiSMira every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday until New Year. Her readings are part of The Scholarship campaign of the Give a Book Foundation, which is raising money for efforts to promote the development of children in institutional care.

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  • Photo by colleague picked for а global selection

    Photo by colleague picked for а global selection

    A snap shot taken by the well-known journalist and a colleague of ours at the Monitor newspaper Ivan Tropankev has made it into a selection curated by one of the most renowned masters of black-and-white photography - Portuguese Rui Palha. Captioned “Parking assistants” and depicting two Roma children, the photo has found its way into the virtual gallery of Palha - HSPC Gallery. The images are planned to eventually be translated to a physical-medium exhibition.

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  • Vladimir Zarev: A good book makes our life more beautiful

    Vladimir Zarev: A good book makes our life more beautiful

    To get immersed in an alien world and make friends with it, to experience the deep emotions, suffering, the hopes and dreams of other people, to become absorbed by the beauty and greatness of the Word, is a spiritual adventure and delight for the soul which at least to a certain extent saves us from this compulsory isolation and the surging fears, says writer Vladimir Zarev in an interview to Monitor.

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  • COVID-19 “turns” sculptures into drawings

    COVID-19 “turns” sculptures into drawings

    I do not want to think about humankind having to leave Earth, but it is high time that we changed our lifestyle. Sculptor Bistra Lechevalier, who has been living and working in France for many years, wrote these prophetic words long before our planet was given its recent grave warnings and shaken out of its deep sleep.

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  • Andrey Avramov: Staging comedies is serious work

    Andrey Avramov: Staging comedies is serious work

    This unprecedented challenge called Covid-19 has become the topical issue of today and we have to cope with it both personally and as a society. The crisis will be reflected in art, but it calls for a talented interpretation, says theatre director Andrey Avramov in an interview to Monitor.

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  • Marius Kurkinski: Theatre took me to God

    Marius Kurkinski: Theatre took me to God

    Getting to play so many roles, so many different characters, sometimes four-five at a time, actually helped me to exorcise my demons, my budding sins. I just wrenched them out of my being and tossed them. That is how I dealt with the terror that grips a young and unprotected soul, says actor and director Marius Kurkinski in an interview to Europost.

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  • Elena Aleksieva: A novel is like a huge battering ram

    Elena Aleksieva: A novel is like a huge battering ram

    We, humans, appropriate a lot of things - we believe that the only existing form of intelligence is the one we possess, that only we have emotions, feelings and the right to freedom in a world we have usurped. This is such a fallacy, says writer Elena Aleksieva in an interview to Europost.

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