May: 4th Skater Festival “Collision Course”

For all skateboard fans from Ruse and the region the event of the year: Skater Festival „Collision Course” took place on the 2nd and the 3rd of May for the fourth time in Ruse. Read more...

May 5th, 2010|

April-May: Literary Spring Parlour

The Literary Spring Parlour 2010 was opened on the 16th of April as a part of the HALMA-Network meeting. The series of literary events was opened with a literary reading with the Bulgarian writer Kristin Dimitrova. Read more...

May 1st, 2010|

April: Discussion on poverty

In cooperation with Caritas-Ruse a discussion on poverty was organized in April. ‘Zero poverty: act now!‘ is a campaign of Caritas Europe which aimes to end the scandal of poverty.

April 27th, 2010|

April: Austrian ambassador at the anniversary celebration of the Austrian library

High-ranking guest: Gerhard Reiweger, ambassador of Austria, attended in the anniversary celebration of the Austrian library in Russe. Professor Penka Angelova, chairman of the International Elias Canetti Society, presented the bearer of the Canetti-Prize Ivayla Aleksandrova. She read some parts of her documentary novel "Hot Red". The Austrian library was opened on the 100th anniversary More...

April 27th, 2010|

March: Exibition “Glagolic footprints”

Antonya Duende, an artist from Germany showed her paintigs within the Spring Literature Days and the HALMA project. The series of pictures is based on the so called Bashka Plate, which was written around year 1100 with texts in the Croatian Glagolic alphabet (the so called angular Glagolic alphabet).

March 20th, 2010|

March: Discussion on the Lisbon treaty

On the 1st of December 2009, the Lisbon treaty came into power. The Elias Canetti Society hosted a discussion on this topic. The participants tried to find answers of the following questions: Why was a new treaty necessary? Will the European Union become more democratic and will it meet the expectations of the European citizens More...

March 19th, 2010|

March: Discussion about GMO in the Canetti Society

Who would like to patent life? For and against GMO in Bulgaria A political and public debate is taking place today concerning GMO, aiming changes in the legislation, namely its liberalization. Teodora Litrova moderated the discussion in the Canetti Society. She is a member of the first ecological organization in Bulgaria and former member of More...

March 16th, 2010|

March: International movie subtitle workshop in Ruse

A workshop about movie subtitles was organized for university students. “Polar”, the 29-minute film by Michal Koh was chosen for the seminar. The translations were supervised by Franziska Sleier, teacher at Robert Bosh Foundation and Goethe Institute and by Gabriele Timann, a DAAD lecturer in the University of Veliko Tarnovo. Read more...

March 15th, 2010|

February-April: SouthEast 24-7 Photo Marathon

Ten pictures in seven cities taken in 24 hours: this was the aim of the SouthEast 24-7 photo marathon, in which the citizen of Banja Luka, Osijek, Pécs, Pristina, Ruse, Sibiu and Skopje took part. The winning photos were presented on exhibitions in these cities and published as post cards.

February 4th, 2010|

February: German-Spanish translator is guest of Canetti Society

Claudia Barico, scholarship holder of the Robert Bosch foundation, came to Ruse for the translation of the novel “Apostoloff” by Sibylle Lewitscharoff. He has already translated several German authors such as Hanna Arendt and Bertolt Brecht in Spanish.

February 4th, 2010|