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THREE BULGARIAN FILMS TO BE SHOWN AT BERLINALE 2002

Three Bulgarian films will be shown at the Berlin International Film Festival that takes place from February 6 to February 17. Irina Aktasheva and Christo Piskov's "Ponedelnik Sutrin" (Monday Morning, 1966) and Metodi Andonov's "Byalata Staya" (The White

Society | February 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 494

INITIATIVE FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF BG CULTURAL CENTER IN PARIS ORGANIZED

In a manifesto, sent to the Editorial Staff of novinite.com, Francoise Woltz and Youriy Vodenitcharov appeal to all Bulgarians and all French and foreign friends of Bulgaria to assist in their initiative to set up a Bulgarian cultural center in Paris.

Society | February 5, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1796

YOUNG PIANO TALENTS ARRIVE IN SOFIA FOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Thirty young pianists from seven countries will participate in the seven-day fifth edition of the Albert Roussel International Competition in Sofia, starting from February 6. The foreign participants come from Argentina, the Republic of Korea, Macedonia,

Society | February 4, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814

SURVEY EXHIBIT OF CHRISTO’S ART OPENS IN WASHINGTON

On February 3, a survey exhibit of Christo’s and his wife's art that spans the artists' career opens in the National Gallery of Art in Washington. “Thinking big and creating big are what distinguish the collaboration of Christo, the man who specializes in

Society | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 513

PM CONGRATULATES FAMOUS ACTRESS ON HER 80TH ANNIVERSARY

Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg sent a special letter to famous Bulgarian actress Stoyanka Mutafova to congratulate her on her 80th anniversary. “Your laughter – sometimes sincere and from the heart; other times with irony, well-grounded and painful, is dear t

Society | February 3, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

ASKMAXIM! - PR, MARKETING, ADVERTISING FORUM LAUNCHED ON THE INTERNET

A new forum for PR, marketing and advertising, called AskMaxim!, was launched on January 31 at www.m3bg.

Society | January 31, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

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Society | January 27, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

CHRISTO WINS SUIT AGAINST POSTCARDS WITH WRAPPED REICHSTAG

Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude initiated legal proceedings against a German company, which produced postcards, featuring the Reichstag, wrapped by the famous artist. According to them the production and sale of these cards violat

Society | January 26, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 391

FILM DEPICTING RESCUE OF THE BULGARIAN JEWS SHOWN IN GENEVE

Israeli Nitzam Aviram who directed the film “Beyond Hitler’s Grasp” defined the Bulgarian salvation of the Bulgarian Jews during World War II as unique because of the courage and the humanity of the society and because of the way in which the Bulgarians

Society | January 23, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 404

SCORSESE FILM TRIGGERS HEATED DEBATE BETWEEN NATIONAL TV AND BELIEVERS

Protests by the church and viewers against the broadcasting of Scorsese's film “The Last Temptation of Christ” led to changes in the program of the National Television. Initially the film was scheduled for 9.

Society | January 16, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 400

FOUR MORE BULGARIANS LEFT FOR ANTARCTICA

The last group of four Bulgarians left on January 14 for Livingston Island in the Antarctic to join the Bulgarian expedition there. The national emblem, given to them by Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and the national flag will be flown at the Bulgaria

Society | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

NATIONAL THEATRE ACTORS DEMAND MORFOV TO BE THEATRE’S DIRECTOR

Fifty actors from the National Theatre signed an open letter to Parliament and the Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, in which they say that the former theatre director Alexander Morfov is the natural leader of the academic troupe. 'We think that he's the only p

Society | January 15, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 366

WORLD FAMOUS SINGER VALYA BALKANSKA MARKED HER 60TH ANNIVERSARY

Bulgarian famous singer Valya Balkanska celebreted her 60th anniversary. The glamorous career of the talented Balkanska, born in the Rhodopes mountains, began with the song “Izlel e Delyu Haidutin.

Society | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

PLOVDIV TO BOAST UNIQUE OUTDOOR MUSEUM

The Nebettepe hill in Plovdiv is to be transformed into outdoor archeological museum. The project will be the largest in scope ever done in connection with the culture and history of the ancient town.

Society | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

BULGARIAN NOMINATED CANADA’S HERO OF 2001

Ivan Christov was nominated Canada’s hero of the year 2001, Media Advisory Agency announced. The awarding ceremony took place in Toronto at the World’s Greatest Entertainment Center.

Society | January 8, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 333

BULGARIAN LITERARY CLASSICS SERIES TO BE PUBLISHED

A literary classics series, tracing 120 years of Bulgaria’s literary history from the beginning of the National Revival to present days, is to be brought out by the Zahari Stoyanov publishers by the end of 2003, the publisher’s director said. The series w

Society | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

MINISTER DEMANDS STRICT REGULATIONS FOR OPENING PRIVATE MUSEUMS

Private museums may be opened in Bulgaria in case the state stipulates strict regulations, Culture Minister, Bozhidar Abrashev said in the Black Sea resort of Albena. He expressed the opinion that the private museums can be reliable partners in protecting

Society | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 378

ORPHANS CELEBRATE UNFORGETTABLE CHRISTMAS AT HILTON SOFIA

Thirty children from orphanage “Nadezhda” (“Hope”) spent one day at Hilton Sofia on December 28. Initiators of the Christmas celebrations were Hilton Sofia, M3 Communications Group, Inc.

Society | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

FREE AND DEMOCRATIC BULGARIA FOUNDATION MARKED 10TH ANNIVERSARY

In December 2001, foundation Free and Democratic Bulgaria (FDBF) celebrated its 10th anniversary. One of the biggest achievements of the foundation is that it is the first Bulgarian NGO that addressed the plight of street children and homeless youths by e

Society | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

RISING STAR IMPRESSES FOREIGNERS IN BULGARIA

BY Monique Geiss Today, Lora’s name and face may not strike a chord immediately.

Society | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 745

FASHION SHOW FOR HOMELESS KIDS ORGANIZED IN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

A special fashion show featured at the National Academy of Arts on December 20. Professor Greddy Assa and his art students showed a collection of clothes designed especially for children without homes from the Faith, Hope& Love center for homeless childre

Society | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353
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