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Artist of the Week – Jarle Bernhoft

November 16, 2015 by ·

Interview with the Norwegian musician Jarle Bernhoft by Dessislava Berndt Standing ovations for an extraordinary musician: This happened on 31.10.15 at the New Fall Festival in Robert Schumann Hall Düsseldorf. Bernhoft, a fantastic vocalist, guitar player and entertainer from Norway played there with his band. Bernhoft, Photo: Fred Jonny I discovered Bernhoft on the Traumzeit […]

VeiveCura – Rina Lou Remix free download

October 16, 2015 by ·

Dear readers, Public Republic was chosen together with seven other online magazines – The Breakfast Jumpers – Dance Like Shaquille O’ Neal – Just Kids Magazine – Mescalina – Radio Bombay – Shake Grandipalledifuoco – Son of Marketing | Unknown Music Pleasures to be part of the release of the new VeiveCura Album “Walkin’ On […]

���Walkin’ On Persepolis”

October 12, 2015 by ·

Dear reader, Public Republic presented the band Veivecura to your attention with an exclusive interview on 08.09.14: Artist of the Week-Veivecura/ Today, Public Republic was chosen together with seven other online magazines �����The Breakfast Jumpers�����������������������, �������������Dance Like Shaquille O’ Neal”, ���Just Kids Magazine�����, ���Mescalina”,”Radio Bombay���, “Shake Grandipalledifuoco” and “Son of Marketing | Unknown Music Pleasuresto” […]

Artist of the Week – RaumZeitPiraten

June 22, 2015 by ·

Interview with the space and time-bending artists collective RaumZeitPiraten by Dessislava Berndt Monument for a forgotten future / RaumZeitPiraten in Gelsenkirchen 2012 from RaumZeitPiraten on Vimeo. Who are the RaumZeitPiraten? How did you come up with the idea of this concept? We are RaumZeitPiraten, a space and time-bending artists collective. We started working in 2007 […]

Bansko Jazz 2015 – the programme

June 17, 2015 by ·

The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of Bansko. The concerts are free for the public. Traditionally, […]

Bansko Jazz 2015 – Silvan Zingg

May 31, 2015 by ·

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with the boogie woogie and blues piano player Silvan Zingg The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings in the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held annually from August 8th […]

Time for us

April 22, 2015 by · No comments

Time for us is a piece by the dancer and choreographer Fabien Prioville and his wife Azusa Seyama who works as a dancer with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. It focuses on the experienced moment of two people meeting each other. It is a search for the significance of this moment, an exploration of places of […]

Bansko Jazz 2015 – Carmen Souza

April 20, 2015 by · No comments

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with the singer Carmen Souza The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of […]

Passages

April 4, 2015 by · No comments

Alice Jennings Photo: Geraint Rowland   i wishing for years to stay young I am old now the white lily

Bulgarian participation in the Spring exhibition of “The Knitting&Stitching Show” in London

April 3, 2015 by · No comments

Dimana Ivanova The admirers of the “arts and crafts”, knitting and stitching products had the opportunity to gather together again at the exhibition of “The Knitting&Stitching Show” which took part from the 5-th to 8-th of March in the Olympia Hall in Central London. The spectators at the exhibition had the opportunity to admire and […]

Artist of the Week – Klio Karadim

January 26, 2015 by · No comments

Interview with the painter Klio Karadim by Dessislava Berndt Translated from German by Dessislava Berndt, Proofreading: Simon Pavlov Klio Karadim, Photo: private Klio, how did you get into painting? In the 80’s in Bulgaria you had to choose your further school after the 7th school year. I didn’t want to become a secretary in an […]

Accordion Lesson

January 13, 2015 by · No comments

Alice Jennings Photo: Roberto Cacho Toca They slip into the front seat of the station wagon. This is their time together, each week. He backs down the driveway, lights up and inhales the smoke as she recites the day: the long mass, recess, those stupid boys. They stop at the midtown storefront. She yanks the […]

Artist of the Week – Adam Ben Ezra

January 5, 2015 by · 2 comments

Tsvetelina Mareva`s interview with the double bassist and composer Adam Ben Ezra Photo: Danielle Jadlyn Mr. Ezra, would you tell us more about your creative path? Why have you chosen the double bass? My creative path began when I was very young, when I was 5 I started to play the violin. After a few […]

Meet The Photographer Elena Shumilova

December 2, 2014 by · No comments

Translated from Bulgarian by Tsvetelina Mareva Elena Shumilova has captured the attention of the world with her endearing and ethereal photos of her children and farm animals in the countryside. She has been featured on media worldwide, from Huffington Post to ABC News to Reddit and beyond.  It’s immediately obvious that Elena’s portfolio is far […]

Meet a Bulgarian Poet: Petja Heinrich

November 24, 2014 by · No comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer interviewed poet Petja Heinrich for The Season of Delicate Hunger: Anthology of Contemporary Bulgarian Poetry. Here is her translation of that conversation. What would you like for the American readers to know about Bulgarian poetry? Manyfaced, fragile, resilient. Nurtured with sea, bread and sun. Often thoughtful and nostalgic. Friendly, human, sometimes particularly brightly […]

Artist of the Week – Beatrix Giouras

September 22, 2014 by · No comments

Interview with the German designer Beatrix Giouras by Dessislava Berndt Translated from German by Dessislava Berndt, Proofreading: Simon Pavlov Who or what is „Zauberwaeldchen“? A few years ago, I formed a dragon with modeling clay. Dragons live in mystical places and are surrounded by strange creatures and plants, in magical forests, where wishes come true. […]

Artist of the Week – VeiveCura

September 8, 2014 by · 1 comment

Interview with Davide Iacono, musician and founder of VeiveCura by Dessislava Berndt VeiveCura, Photo by Chiara Incarbone Davide, how did you get into music? I’ve been connected with music since I was in my mother’s womb. She was studying piano for her last exam before graduation.

Open Doors. Open Minds.

July 8, 2014 by · No comments

Today we would like to present to your attention the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Centre for Cultural Understanding in Dubai. Our questions were kindly answered by Mr. Nasif Kayed, Managing Director of the SMCCU.

Artist of the Week – DiegoKoi

June 2, 2014 by · No comments

Tsvetelina Mareva`s interview with the painter Diego Fazio – DiegoKoi Diego Fazio – DiegoKoi, was born in 1989 in the Italian town of Lamezia Terme, Calabria. He started painting as a self-taught artist and in a very short time developed an accurate and precise technique. Initially he created designs for tattoos in Asian style “carp […]

Meet a Bulgarian Poet: Yordan Efftimov

June 2, 2014 by · 9 comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer interviewed poet Yordan Efftimov for The Season of Delicate Hunger: Anthology of Contemporary Bulgarian Poetry. Here is her translation of that conversation. What would you like for the American readers to know about Bulgarian poetry? Even though The Season of Delicate Hunger is an anthology, collected on the basis of language and nationality—it […]