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ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION BACK WITH PRECIOUS FINDS

For the first time Jurassic fossils were found in the rocks in the vicinity of the Bulgarian base, it became clear after the tenth Bulgarian Antarctic expedition came to an end. The members of the expedition conducted research in glaciology, meteorology,

Society | March 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 374

HILTON SOFIA CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY THIS SUNDAY

Hilton Sofia Hotel welcomes guests this Sunday to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Seasons Restaurant organizes especially for the holiday St.

Society | March 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

CULTURAL DIVERISTY AT SIXTH SOFIA FILM FEST 2002

The sixth international Sofia Film Fest 2002 opened March 14 in Hall 1 at the National Palace of Culture with Oscar-nominated film of the Bosnian director Danis Tanovic “No Man’s Land”. A joint production of France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain and Slove

Society | March 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

BULGARIA RECOGNIZED FOR SAVING THE JEWS

Bulgaria’s late Patriarch Kiril and Exarch Stephan were awarded with the honorary title “ Righteous among the nations” at the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. The two church officials contributed to the saving of th

Society | March 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 619

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Society | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

BULGARIAN SINGER APPLAUDED BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN KOSSOVO

Bulgaria’s singer Diyana Dafova sang for more than two hours in the secret American camp Bondsteel in Kossovo on February 27. American soldiers and high-ranking officials enjoyed her music.

Society | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1915

HILTON WELCOMES GUESTS WITH SPECIAL MENU ON MOTHER’S DAY

Specially for Mother’s Day, March 8th, Hilton Sofia will welcome its guests with a Mother’s Day Menu including: Welcome drink; Serrano ham on artichoke and dry tomato salad, Turbot and salmon in leek on a saffron sauce, Champagne sorbet, Teriyaki sauce gl

Society | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 310

BULGARIAN POET AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS PRIX MAX JACOB IN PARIS

Bulgarian poet Kiril Kadiiski received the Prix Max Jacob, a prestigious French literary award, during a ceremony held at Espace Paul Ricard in Paris, the Bulgarian News Agency reported. Academie Mallarme President Jean Orizet handed the prize in the pres

Society | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1066

ARTIST CHRISTO TO INSTALL GATES IN NEW YORK

Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jean-Claude are optimistic about the accomplishment of their major project of installing 11,000 steel gates over the 46-kilometer roads in the Central Park in New York, Deutsche Welle announced. Bright yellow spa

Society | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

TNT WITH DONATION AND FREE TRAINING OFFERS TO ORPHANS

TNT, European market leader in global express distribution, logistics and international mail, made a donation for the third year in a row to orphans from Sofia schools. This is the first time when together with the traditional financial aid , the students

Society | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

VISAGE MODELS WITH FIRST SWEET’N LOW COLLECTION ON THE CATWALK

Sweet’N Low collection, the first ever collection of pink lingerie in Bulgaria, was presented by Sweet’N Low, the world leader among sweeteners, together with Visage Model Group at the cafeteria of Bulgaria Hotel February 28. The pink collection is dedica

Society | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 790

FIRST TWO-VOLUME CZECH-BULGARIAN DICTIONARY TO BE PUBLISHED

The publishing of the first volume of a new Czech-Bulgarian dictionary is underway. The two-volume dictionary is the most comprehensive of its kind with over 70,000 entries.

Society | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 457

BULGARIAN GREDDY ASSA EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY

The Korea Herald By Kim Jin

Society | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

FORMER RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER BECAME SOFIA UNIVERSITY HONORARY DOCTOR

"I consider it a great honour to be awarded the Honorary Doctor's title of Sofia University, one of the oldest and most progressive higher education schools in the Balkans," Primakov said at a special ceremony at Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski Febru

Society | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 429

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Society | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

FORMER RUSSIAN PM IS IN BULGARIA TO PRESENT HIS NEW BOOK

Former Russian PM and Foreign Minister Evgenii Primakov arrived in Bulgaria on February 23. Upon his arrival at Sofia Airport, Primakov said that the fact that Bulgaria aims to join NATO will not be an obstacle for the good relations between Russia and Bu

Society | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 292

HILTON TO PRESENT SMASH-HIT ROMANTIC COMEDY SHIRLEY VALENTINE IN MARCH

Hilton Sofia Hotel with Richmond Productions will present the London and Broadway smash-hit romantic comedy Shirley Valentine by Willy Russell on March 4 and 5 as of 19:30 at Moussala Ballroom. Tickets are BGN 150.

Society | February 22, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 416

NATIONAL THEATRE PREPARES FOR ITS CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY

"The Argonauts or the First European Boat", by Jean-Claude Carrier is one of the international co-productions on the programme marking the centennial anniversary of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre in Sofia. The programme started in 2001 and will end in 20

Society | February 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 484

BULGARIA MARKS 129 YEARS FROM HANGING OF NATIONAL HERO

The Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church Maxim served a mass in memory of Bulgaria’s national hero Vassil Levski, who was hanged February 19 129 ago. The mass was said at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral despite the restorations that are underway there.

Society | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 342

PRINTED PRESS – FAVOURITE IN BULGARIANS’ FREE TIME

Most Bulgarians' cultural pursuits in their leisure time are limited to reading newspapers and magazines, a survey conducted in January by Alpha Research polling agency among 1,100 people shows. A total of 90% of Bulgarians are readers of the printed pres

Society | February 19, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

PRESIDENT DONATES HIS FIRST SALARY TO YOUTH THEATER FOR RECONSTRUCTION

President Georgi Parvanov personally donated to Georgi Kadurin, Director of the Youth Theatre his first salary as Bulgaria’s President. The money will be used for the reconstruction of the big stage of the Youth Theatre, which was almost destroyed after a

Society | February 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499
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