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BULGARIAN INVENTED E-BOOK FOR THE LIBRARY OF THE US CONGRESS

The Bulgarian designer Lachezar Tsvetanov, a junior at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, won the competition for creating a digital player for the needs of the library of the US Congress, the Washington Post reported. The library is planning a

Society | June 16, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 472

TV WORLD 2002 WAS A VERY SUCCESSFUL EVENT, CEO SAYS

BY Milena Hristova According to the first reactions we received the international media events Television World 2002 in Albena was a very successful and useful event, George Kouzmov, CEO of the festival, said in an exclusive interview for novinite.

Society | June 15, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 398

OVER BGN 33,000 RAISED AT DIPLOMATS AGAINST INTERIOR MINISTRY MATCH

Over BGN 33,000 of corporate donations were raised at a fundraising football match between the teams of the diplomatic corps in Bulgaria and the Interior Ministry on Friday. The money was raised in aid of eighty-six children of law enforcement officials,

Society | June 14, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418

BEHAR* FOR PLAYBOY: SIMPLE TRUTHS, MAVRUD & ADRENALINE

Playboy Magazine, Bulgarian version, Volume #3, 2002 Q: What is the fastest way to turn BGN 100 to BGN 150?

Society | June 13, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 859

GRAND FESTIVAL TO ROCK THE CAPITAL

A grand rock festival is to take place on June 14,15, the Bulgarian Rock foundation announced. The event is the first of a series of initiatives of the foundation for reviving the Bulgarian music.

Society | June 12, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

ONE MORE CHILD NEEDS THE VITAL DEM 180,000 FOR LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

Money is vital when it concerns life. In the case of children who need liver transplantation this vital sum is DEM 180,000.

Society | June 10, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

ART FESTIVAL IN SWITZERLAND TURNED EYES ON BULGARIA

The art festival “Bulgarian Days,” promoting the unique Bulgarian culture, took place from May 23 till June 4 in the Swiss town of La Chaux-de-Fonds. The association “Bulgarian seasons” organized the event.

Society | June 7, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 362

FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF PRIME MINISTER SAXE-COBURG LAUNCHED

The first biography of Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg was launched Thursday at the national Library in Madrid, during a presentation attended by hundreds of people. Prince Kardam of Turnovo pronounced the final words and they were followed by a prolong

Society | June 6, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

RADISSON SAS HOTEL CHAIN REPORTS 7TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF GROWTH

2001 was the seventh consecutive year of strong growth, in number of hotels and business volume for Radisson SAS, the Annual report 2001 of the chain shows. By the end of the year 152 hotels were in operation or under construction under the Radisson SAS b

Society | June 5, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

LATINO ROCK STAR MANU CHAO TO PERFORM IN SOFIA

The world-famous Latino rock star Manu Chao arrived in Sofia for his concert June 5 at the Winter Sports Palace. According to the organizers the concert can continue from 0ne hour and a half to four hours, depending on the mood of the audience.

Society | June 4, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1147

BOX-OFFICE HIT OPENED BLACK SEA STAR FILM FESTIVAL

The film "Quo Vadis" of prominent Polish director Jerzy Kawalerowicz opened the first Black Sea Star international cinema festival June 2. Kawalerowicz, who was awarded for his contribution to the world cinema, said preparations for this film have been go

Society | June 3, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 456

MEMORY OF HEROES WHO DIED FOR BULGARIA’S FREEDOM HONOURED

On June 2 at 12 pm sharp the traffic in the entire country was halted for one minute. Exactly at noon the sirens in all Bulgarian town and villages were turned on to honor the memory of Hristo Botev and all those who perished for the freedom of Bulgaria.

Society | June 2, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 294

MOSAIC OF CHILDREN DRAWINGS DECORATED NATIONAL ART GALLERY

A huge drawing - mosaic of drawings of over 120 children - was displayed on June 1 at the terrace of the National Art Gallery. The children drew over the topic “I love the most…” during the Children Day on Alexander Batenberg square.

Society | June 1, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

DAY OF BULGARIAN EDUCATION AND CULTURE CELEBRATED

On May 24, Bulgaria marked the Day of Bulgarian Education and Culture and Slav Letters, celebrating the mission of the Sts Cyril and Methodius. A prayer was held at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral for Sts Cyril and Methodius.

Society | May 24, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 339

BOOK PROBES INTO THE MYSTERY OF THE POPE’S ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT

A book, exploring all speculations and clues concerning the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II went out on the Bulgarian market the day before the historic visit of the Pope to Bulgaria (www.popeinbulgaria.

Society | May 23, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 340

EXQUISITE GOLDEN RHYTON TO BE PRESENTED TO THE POPE

An exquisite gilt copy of the rhyton from the Panagyursko Treasure will be given to the Pope as a present by the Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv and Vinprom Peshtera. As required by the protocol, the rhyton, together with the written address to His Holin

Society | May 22, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 339

POPE DESCRIBED AS UNIQUE IN A BOOK PRESENTED AT POLISH INSTITUTE

The Bulgarian edition of the book dedicated to Pope John Paul II was presented at the Polish Institute in Sofia. Written by Father Mechislav Malinski, a friend from the childhood years of Karol Wojtyla, it is translated by Yuliyan Bozhkov.

Society | May 21, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 267

DISTINGUISHED BULGARIAN WRITER RADICHKOV TO ADDRESS THE POPE IN SOFIA

The remarkable writer Yordan Radichkov, described as the incredible Bulgarian and the Kafka of Sofia, is to address the Pope with a short speech at Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture May 24 (www.popeinbulgaria.

Society | May 20, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 278

ICON FOR THE POPE CONSECRATED BY BACHKOVSKI MONASTERY ABBOT

Abbot Naum from the Bachkovski Monastery consecrated the icon, to be presented as a gift to Pope John Paul II in Plovdiv, during his visit to Bulgaria (www.popeinbulgaria.

Society | May 19, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 568

FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF POPE JOHN PAUL II IN BULGARIAN OUT ON THE MARKET

The first biography of Pope John Paul II in Bulgarian is already out on the market. The life of Karol Wojtyla takes an unexpected turn after a tragic accident, which makes him become fully aware of his call to the priesthood.

Society | May 18, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 351

WORLD FAMOUS "MYSTERY OF BULGARIAN VOICES" TO PERFORM FOR THE POPE

"The Mystery of the Bulgarian voices" will take part in the concert on the occasion of Pope John Paul II visit to Bulgaria (www.popeinbulgaria.

Society | May 15, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 312
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