Patricia Kaas to Perform in Bulgaria Mid-June

Famous French singer and actress Patricia Kaas will stage a concert in Bulgaria's capital Sofia on June 12 as part of her world tour.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2009, Monday // 15:45 | Viewed: 4066

Bulgaria Waste Workers Stage Surprise Sofia Protest

Over 2000 workers from the Bulgarian waste disposal company Novera have staged a spontaneous protest in front of the Sofia City Hall.

Society | March 16, 2009, Monday // 13:24 | Viewed: 2021

"For My Father" Takes Plaudits at Sofia Film Festival

The Israeli-German co-production, 'For My Father', has won the top film prize at the 13th Sofia International Film Festival.

Society » Culture | March 16, 2009, Monday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1948

Elderly Man Collapses, Dies before Bulgaria's PM Eyes

An elderly man went into a cardiac arrest and died during the presentation of a book written by Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Sergey Stanishev.

Society | March 15, 2009, Sunday // 17:21 | Viewed: 1541

Bulgaria Marks World Consumer Rights Day

Bulgaria marks Sunday the annual World Consumer Rights Day, as a sign of celebration and solidarity with the international consumer movement.

Society | March 15, 2009, Sunday // 12:35 | Viewed: 3248

BGN 16 M to Be Given for Bulgarian Movies in 2009

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture's 2009 budget foresees BGN 16 M for Bulgarian movie production.

Society » Culture | March 14, 2009, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 2204

Minister Maslarova Set to Enter Bulgarian VIP Brother House

Bulgarian Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Emilia Maslarova, will enter the VIP Brother reality show.

Society | March 14, 2009, Saturday // 08:44 | Viewed: 2314

Comatosed Victim of Staviiski Crash Returns to Veliko Tarnovo

Manuela Gorsova returned to her parent's home 18 months after falling into a coma as result of the traffic accident caused by world figure skating champion Maxim Staviiski.

Society | March 13, 2009, Friday // 19:57 | Viewed: 3244

Personal Electronic Health Signature Launches in Bulgaria

A Bulgarian system for personal electronic health signature is being introduced and tested on Friday.

Society | March 13, 2009, Friday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1699

Light Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria's Pavlikeni

A light earthquake was felt Friday afternoon (2:22 pm) in Central Bulgaria, the Geophysics Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences informs.

Society | March 13, 2009, Friday // 16:24 | Viewed: 1826

Court Rules Bulgarian Byzantine Treasure Should be returned by Greece

A Bulgarian court has ruled for the confiscation of the nine Byzantine plates purchased by three Greek museums in 2004. The confiscation is possible on the basis of a special EU law, which Greece has not yet adopted, according to the Greek daily newspaper

Society » Culture | March 13, 2009, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 3133

Bulgaria National Opera Conductor Set for US Debut

Bulgaria's National Opera conductor, Grigor Palikarov, is set to make his US debut this weekend in Cleveland in the Opera Circle production of Pietro Mascagni's "L'Amico Fritz".

Society » Culture | March 13, 2009, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 3750

It Is Friday The Thirteenth Again

Today is Friday the 13th, a "fatal" date that occurs at least once a year and three times at the most.

Society | March 13, 2009, Friday // 11:36 | Viewed: 3777

Orthodox Church Requests Bulgaria European Human Rights Court Appeal

Representatives of 12 Bulgarian Orthodox Churches have supported the Patriarch Maxim, calling on the Bulgarian government to stand united with the Church in appealing against a recent decision made by the European Court of Human Rights.

Society | March 13, 2009, Friday // 10:13 | Viewed: 4402

Two Fall into a Hole in Bulgaria Capital Sofia

Two Bulgarian workers fell Thursday into a 6-meter hole while working in Sofia's "Moderno predgradie" (Modern Suburb) quarter around noon.

Society | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 19:19 | Viewed: 2053

Sofia City Hall Bans Street Begging

The Sofia Municipal Council issued Thursday an order, banning street begging in the city.

Society | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 16:00 | Viewed: 9393

Free Entrance to Picasso's Exhibition in Sofia

The National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia will welcome visitors to Bulgaria's first ever exhibition of Pablo Picasso's works free of charge starting from March 13 till its closure on March 15.

Society » Culture | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 1670

Sofia Mayor: Waste Crisis Will be Settled in Days

The issue with the removal of Sofia's waste is going to be fully resolved in the next several days, the city's Mayor, Boyko Borisov, assured Thursday.

Society | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 1433

Bulgarian Capital Trash Crisis Potentially Risky for Health

The garbage that litters Sofia streets poses potential risks to human health and sets the stage for an outbreak of infectious diseases, experts announced on Thursday.

Society | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1616

Bulgaria Commission Suggests Ban on Homosexual Lobbying Activities

Bulgarian MPs on the National Commission for Community and Medias have suggested forbidding gay lobbying activities, stating that they erode Bulgarian "social ethics".

Society » Culture | March 12, 2009, Thursday // 09:33 | Viewed: 6322

Bulgaria's Embassies Join Earth Hour 2009

All Bulgaria's embassies around the world will be invited to join the Earth Hour 2009 initiative, switching off lights for one hour and sending a powerful global message that action should be taken on climate change.

Society » Environment | March 11, 2009, Wednesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1804
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