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BULGARIAN IN TORONTO DONATES USD 6,000 TO SICK KIDS

City of Toronto awarded the Bulgarian-born Ivan Kristoff with the original Spiderman costume as recognition for his contribution to the world of rescue. The city council had to pay USD 6,000 for the costume purchased from Sony Pictures.

Society | August 30, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS SWORE IN THURSDAY

Sixty-seven volunteers from the U.S.

Society | August 29, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1264

YOUNG MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS CHALLENGE MOUNT ELBRUS

A team of young mountain climbers from the University Emergency Rescue Unit set off for Caucasus Mountains to challenge the 5648-meter mount Elbrus. To reach the destination they will follow the route of Russian climbers Sidorenko and Maleynov who perform

Society | August 26, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

NOAH'S ARK CONSTRUCTED IN BULGARIA

Noah's s Ark is being constructed at Bulgaria's Black Sea coast. The project was launched by a private organization run by the historian Nikolay Kunchev.

Society | August 25, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

KING BORIS III COMMEMORATED IN THE RILA MONASTERY

A special mass in Bulgaria's biggest cloister the Rila Monastery will mark the fifty-ninth anniversary since the death of King Boris III on Wednesday. In the monastery's church, where the late Bulgarian monarch's heart is buried, the monks will pray for h

Society | August 25, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 346

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Society | August 25, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

"LOVE IS CRAZY" THRILLS WITH BULGARIAN MOVIES

The Varna festival "Love is Crazy" will feature two Bulgarian films. The six-day romance-celebrating event starts next Friday in Bulgaria's biggest seaside city.

Society | August 24, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 813

PRINCESS KALINA MARRIES END-OCTOBER IN BULGARIA

Princess Kalina, daughter of Bulgaria's Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg, will go down the aisle to alter for Spanish sailor and adventurer Kitin Munoz. The VIP wedding is planned for end-Ocrtober in Bulgaria.

Society | August 24, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 384

TORONTO AWARDS BULGARIAN WITH ORIGINAL SPIDERMAN COSTUME

City of Toronto awarded the Bulgarian-born Ivan Kristoff with the original Spiderman costume. It has been purchased from Sony Pictures and licensed to wear it for Special Events by Marvel Enterprises Inc.

Society | August 24, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 505

HIGH PROFILE FACILITIES AT HILTON'S NEW BUSINESS CENTER

A new business center opened doors on the executive floor in Hilton Sofia Hotel on Tuesday. After a special inquiry among the business guests, the Hilton administration swiftly met their expectations by equipping a room with the latest computer facilities

Society | August 20, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

EXCAVATIONS DISPLAY PROOFS OF MEDIEVAL CASTLE NEAR RUSSE

Proofs of the existence of a medieval city and castle, 25 km south of the present-day town of Russe, were found during archaeological excavations of two houses in front of the castle gates. The numerous artefacts found on the site show that the city had a

Society | August 17, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 419

DIRECTORS SEEK TO REVEAL RADICHKOV'S WORLD AT WORKSHOP

A workshop on "Balkan Interpretation of Yordan Radichkov's Plays" opened in Smolyan (Southern Bulgaria) and will continue until August 26, the Stage Balkans Foundation announced. Prof.

Society | August 16, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 373

STONE FROM HIROSHIMA DISPLAYED ON GLOBAL DAY OF COMPASSION

The Earth and Man National Museum marked for the fifth time the Global day of Compassion August 6, held to commemorate the victims of H-bombs, wars and terrorism and promote people's efforts to live in harmony with nature and with each other. The Stone fr

Society | August 7, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 341

ALABASTER RELIC BOX WITH RARE FIND DATED TO 4TH CENTURY

An alabaster relic box containing the bones of a saint was found during excavations in an episcopal basilica of Odessos, whose floor is being restored by Bulgarian and French archaeologists. A brick chamber covered with the base of an ancient pillar was f

Society | August 4, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1442

APOLONIA IS POPULAR BECAUSE OF ITS UNIQUE FORMULA

Margarita Dimitrova is Art Director of the Apolonia Art Foundation, which was established in 1991 succeeding the Academy of Art founded in 1984. One of the main activities of the foundation is organizing the Apolonia Autumn Festival of Arts hosted by the

Society | August 3, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 895

APOLONIA ART FESTIVAL OPENS DOORS FOR EIGHTEENTH YEAR IN A ROW

BY Milena Dinkova The program of Apolonia Autumn Festival of Arts, which takes place annually in the Black Sea town of Sozopol was officially announced at a news conference on Thursday.

Society | August 2, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

SUDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG: BULGARIA IS HIT FOR TOURISTS THIS SUMMER

More and more tourists prefer to spend their summer holidays in Bulgaria and Turkey, German Suddeutsche Zeitung writes in its latest issue. According to the article in the Munich newspaper the Black Sea coast and Bulgaria in particular, after being ignore

Society | August 1, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

DISTINGUISHED BULGARIAN DIRECTOR TO ACT IN NEW FILM ABOUT WWII

Bulgaria's distinguished stage director Alexander Morfov will participate in the role of the conjurer in Ivan Nichev's new film Journey to Jerusalem. The shooting of the film began last week.

Society | July 30, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 348

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Society | July 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 347

MEXICAN MEDIA TYCOON MADE SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH SAXE-COBURG

Mexican media tycoon Mario Vazquez Rana made a one-hour interview with Bulgaria's Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg. Rana asked questions about the Bulgarian foreign policy, the economy, counter-crime and the country's aspirations for Euro-Atlantic integration.

Society | July 24, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 394

SONY ERICSSON PRESENTS ERICSSON R600 – THE NEW GPRS MOBILE PHONE

The R600 is a powerful phone that supports highly developed features such as enhanced messaging, fast Mobile Internet access and several personalized options. This makes the R600 ideal for people who are about to buy their first phone, or replace an older

Society | July 23, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 687
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