Between the Grain and the Sky exposition opened in Vicenza
A true journey through the soul of the Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh offers an exposition opened on 7 October in the Italian town of Vicenza. It will run through April 8 in the splendid spaces of the Basilica Palladiana. The great cultural event in Vicenza, titled "Van Gogh: Between the Grain and the Sky", presents not only the ten years of frantic activity of the artist (1880-1890), but also the previous decade that can be considered as “preparatory” to his artistic activity.
I dream of making a film that is perceived not as a story but as music
Irina Gigova
This really is an interesting coincidence. Ralitza Petrova, the director of Godless, and I are good friends and we were recently joking that now each of us has a “leopard”. Jokes aside, these decisions have nothing to do with nationality - the jury panels are different and representing various corners of the world.
 
Mila Georgieva and Radoslaw Szulc to play in Sofia
Penka Momchilova, BTA
Two Stradivari violins will sound in a concert by renowned Bulgarian violinist Mila Georgieva and her Polish colleague Radoslaw Szulc at Bulgaria Hall in Sofia, which is scheduled for 7.30pm on 25 October.
 
Overlooking Sofia Plain
Adelina Lozanova
Nestled in the folds of Mount Lozen, only 15km southeast from Sofia and 5km away from the village of Lozen, lies the “St. Spas” Lozen Monastery, also referred to as the “eastern pearl” of the Sofia Sveta Gora complex of monasteries. The cloister is situated on a natural terrace revealing a stunning view of almost the entire Sofia Plain and the Balkan Range.
New Bulgarian star rises on international opera scene
Ten of the world’s new opera voices to watch were highlighted at a concert with the Dusseldorf Philharmonic Orchestra on 12 October. Bulgarian singer Svetlina Stoyanova reached the finals of the Neue Stimmen 2017 competition after a selection process of several rounds.
George Saunders wins Man Booker prize
American author George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction in English, newswires reported.
Bronze era becomes travelling exhibition
The contemporary art gallery Firstsite in Colchester, Essex, is to re-stage Hauser & Wirth’s fictional Bronze Age museum, designed in collaboration with the classicist Mary Beard for Frieze art fair, held in London recently.
Crystal ship sails for US
The documentary Turn Left Now: Surviving the Unbelievable by US director Andrew Anderson is the winner of the Crystal Ship Grand Prix of the 17th International Festival of Red Cross and Health Films, BTA reported.
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