Night of Museums Events Taking Place across Bulgaria

Dozens of Bulgarian museums and galleries have joined the Night of the Museums initiative dedicated to the International Day of Museums, May 18.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2127

Bulgaria's Pomorie Active in Referendum on Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipeline

Almost 30% of the eligible voters of Bulgaria's Black Sea municipality of Pomorie have voted in the local referendum on the construction of the Burgas-Alexandoupolis oil pipeline by the early afternoon.

Society | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2370

1000 Bulgarians, US Ambassador Take Part in Volunteer Day

More than a thousand people participated Thursday in Volunteer Day in Bulgaria by cleaning parks and helping out in nursing homes and orphanages.

Society | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 15:13 | Viewed: 3024

Piano Virtuoso George Duke to Perform in Bulgaria

Virtuoso piano player George Duke will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on May 17 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2190

Bulgarians Get Free Emergency Medical Services in Macedonia

Health insured Bulgarians traveling to Macedonia can now use free emergency medical services after showing European health insurance card (EHIC).

Society | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 11:16 | Viewed: 1751

Agrolink Director: Bulgaria Agriculture Media Supports GM Crops

Svetla Nikolova, the Director of AGROLINK, has stated that none of Bulgaria's specialized agriculture media want to publish any critical publications on GMOs.

Society » Environment | May 15, 2009, Friday // 23:37 | Viewed: 2931

Light Earthquake Felt in Bulgaria Tundja Municipality

A light earthquake measuring 2,5 on the Richter scale was registered Friday around 2 pm in Bulgaria's South-East Tundja Municipality, Yambol district.

Society | May 15, 2009, Friday // 16:36 | Viewed: 1512

No Smoking in Bulgaria Indoor Public Spaces after June 2010

The Bulgarian MPs approved Friday a smoking ban in indoor public spaces, effective June 1, 2010.

Society | May 15, 2009, Friday // 14:30 | Viewed: 4739

Eurovision 2009 Picks Its 25 Finalists

The Eurovision 2009 song contest held the second semi-final on Thursday night to determine another ten countries of the 25 finalists to compete on Saturday night.

Society » Culture | May 15, 2009, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 4232

Western Media Make Bulgaria Eurovision Runner Laughing Stock

Bulgaria's runner in the Eurovision contest this year sang out of tune from the beginning to the end of his performance, German and Swiss newspapers argued.

Society » Culture | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3547

Bulgarian Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

A Bulgarian plane taking off from the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv had to turn back after a crack was discovered in once of its windows, Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported.

Society | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 16:08 | Viewed: 6320

Over 1 M Bulgarians Live without Health Insurance

Over 1 M Bulgarians don't have health insurance, data from the "Open Society" Foundation reveals.

Society | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 15:56 | Viewed: 1533

Bulgaria Youngsters Abroad to Study Native Language Via Satellite

Fifty Bulgarian schools abroad will receive disks with lessons in Bulgarian language.

Society » Education | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2068

Union Leader: Bulgaria Unemployment Rate to Hit 10% in Fall

The Chairman of the Podkrepa Labor Confederation, Dr. Konstantin Trenchev, has suggested that the unemployment rate in Bulgaria will be over 10% in the fall.

Society | May 14, 2009, Thursday // 08:36 | Viewed: 1413

Somali Pirates Presented Goat to Bulgaria Sailors

The Somali pirates, who held 16 Bulgarian sailors captive on board the Malaspina Castle, presented them with a goat before releasing them.

Society | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 17:46 | Viewed: 1960

Bulgarian Minibus Crash Injures 4 in Southern Romania

Four people have been injured in an accident involving a Bulgarian registered minibus and a lorry near the Southern Romanian town of Ramnicu Valcea.

Society | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 16:19 | Viewed: 2741

Malev Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

A plane of the Hungarian Airlines Malev bound for Budapest made an emergency landing at the airport of the Bulgarian coastal town of Varna early on Tuesday.

Society | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 6498

Eurovision Marked by Bulgarian Presence beyond Illusion Song

Despite the fact that the official Bulgarian song did not make it to the Eurovision finals, the contest was marked by some better Bulgarian participation.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 3209

Bulgaria Fails to Make Eurovision 2009 Song Contest Final

The Bulgarian contender for the Eurovision 2009 Song Contest, Krassimir Avramov, and his song "Illusion" failed to qualify for the Eurovision final.

Society » Culture | May 13, 2009, Wednesday // 00:04 | Viewed: 3819

Sofia Mayor Stops Steel Protests in Bulgaria Capital’s Downtown

Sofia Mayor and GERB leader, Boyko Borisov, has notified Bulgaria's Kremikovtzi steel mill unions that today will be the last time their members can protest in downtown Sofia.

Society | May 12, 2009, Tuesday // 15:29 | Viewed: 1544

Swine Flu Capable of Infecting One Third of World Population, Report

Swine flu has a full pandemic potential, and one third of the world's population could be infected in the next six to nine months.

Society | May 12, 2009, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1231
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