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Archive December 2010

Artist of the Week – Mihail Kamberov

December 28, 2010 by · 1 comment

Interview of Yana Radilova with the artist Mihail Kamberov Mihail Kamberov: “My paintings reflect my sensibility to the world. To me it is colourful and cheerful.” Mihail Kamberov was born on November 20, 1952 in Sofia. Mihail Kamberov frequented School of Arts in Sofia until 1973. From 1976 to 1981 he studies painting in the […]

The Week…Christmas atmosphere with William Makepeace Thackeray

December 27, 2010 by · No comments

Photo:scottfeldstein Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. Photo:66729396@N00 Follow your honest convictions and be strong. Photo:ceanandjen Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

Artist of the week – Rosario Bella

December 20, 2010 by · No comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with the impresario Rosario Bella The job of the typical impresario is to organise and finance concerts, plays or operas. Rosario Bella is an excellent example of this kind of job. In 1986 he sets up the organization Brosmusic Italia and since then hundreds of concerts with soloists, chamber ensembles and […]

The Week…Infinite horizons with Coco Chanel

December 19, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: horiavarlan Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions. Photo: 28208534@N07 Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future. Photo: dominicspics I don’t know why women want any of the things men have when one the things […]

Forte String Quartet makes Bulgaria proud in London

December 15, 2010 by · No comments

Stoyan Botev International Press Center London – 11.24.2010 The Forte String Quartet – Hristo Popov, violin; Stanislav Nikolov, violin; Krasi Ivanov, viola; Kalin Ivanov, cello – arrived from New York on November 16 to participate in the 1st London Festival of Bulgarian Culture – November 2 – 26. The concert took place on November 19th […]

Artist of the Week – Mark L. Edwards

December 13, 2010 by · No comments

An interview with the photographer Mark L. Edwards by Zlatina Dimitrova You are a founder of Great Notley Photography Club. Tell me something more about the idea. When I was at college, studying photography, I used to work part-time in a photographic retail shop and often came into contact with what I thought at the […]

The Week… Light with Zdzisław Beksiński

December 12, 2010 by · 4 comments

Zdzisław Beksiński, 1984 I am obsessed with the process of creation. In my paintings I never use any “means”. I paint them completely naively, just as I would be taking photos of my own dreams.

Artist of the Week – Chinawoman

December 7, 2010 by · 2 comments

Interview of Yana Radilova with Chinawoman Photo: Pascal Paquette Do you remember your first performances on stage? Yes it was almost five years ago. At a small bar in Toronto, a few of my best friends played with me. I was very drunk, it went over very well. What roused your interest for music? I […]

Let’s listen to Matt Charles…

December 6, 2010 by · 2 comments

Ludmila Yordanova This is a true story. A story indeed. Almost a saga. It has a protagonist – the singer and composer Matt Charles. It also has the circumstances required for the story to happen. The wind, the rain and the sun of Hamburg (the order of appearance varies). There are three different locations where […]

The Week…Winter landscapes with Thomas Hardy

December 5, 2010 by · 1 comment

Photo: calliope The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes. Photo: 40066970@N08 Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.