Getting There: Pamporovo

Pamporovo is one of the most beautiful mountain resorts in Bulgaria built to accommodate guests from all over the world. It is situated in the heart of the Rhodopi mountains, the mountain of the mythical singer Orpheus, on 1650 m above the sea level at th

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762


Bulgarian Fashion Houses with Brave Ideas for Winter 2002/2003 Veliko Turnovo-based fashion house Enita, winner of the Fashion Academy Award Golden Needle, recommends the women's winter wardrobe to be filled with good mood, smiles and happiness.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 677

Slavi's Joke: Rescue

This is a story about the dinosaur at home, the sharp-tongued monster, the prototype of all foes of the domestic coziness and bliss. Incredible as it may sound, it is a classic story about a firefighter.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 502

Cinema Listings

(December 13th - December 19th) **BIAD**

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Science: First Letters in New World Found in Mexico

Archaeologists have applauded recent excavations at an ancient settlement in south-eastern Mexico that have yielded an array of artefacts from the Olmec civilization. The researchers now say that a few of these artefacts display remnants of the first writ

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Forks&Corks: Stewed Dried Fruit (Oshav)

The Oshav (stewed dried fruit) is a typical Bulgarian dish prepared for the Christmas Eve meal. It is a dish easy to prepare and strictly required by the feast diet.

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American Jewish Committee Launches Fellowship for Young Bulgarians

Thanks To Scandinavia, an institute of the American Jewish Committee, is launching an annual Fellowship For Bulgaria in recognition of the Bulgarian people in saving the Jewish community during World War II. This is the first time in its history that the

Society | December 12, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 407

Ethnic Diversity Promoters Found Human Rights Award in Bulgaria

Organizations that promote ethnic tolerance united to establish the new Ambassador of the Human Rights award in Bulgaria. They used the occasion of the 54th anniversary since the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration for Human Rights on Decembe

Society | December 11, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 514

Mini Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics Awarded in Bulgaria

The mini Nobel Prize winners for 2002 were announced by Swedish Ambassador to Bulgaria Sten Ask on the Nobel Day December 10. The jury, chaired by distinguished Bulgarian writer Yordan Radichkov, decided to give the unique for Bulgaria awards in medicine,

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Archaeologists: Bulgaria is the Cradle of Europe's Civilisation

The Archaeological Museum in Bulgaria opened the biggest exposition of finds from the prehistoric period in South Eastern Europe. Latest discoveries have proved that Bulgaria's territory is the first home of human race on the Continent.

Society | December 10, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2391

Oxford Centre Plans Expansion on Bulgarian Market

Oxford Centre Bulgaria plans further expansion of its operations by opening new centers across the country and intensifying its programs for teachers, Petros Papasarantopoulos, Managing Director of Oxford Centre said at a news conference. Oxford Centre, e

Society | December 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956

Vasko Vassilev, Vanessa Mae's Mother with "Voodoo Violin" in Sofia

Violin-player virtuoso Vasko Vassilev, leader of "Laureate" group, will present in Bulgaria his new production "Voodoo Violin". He arrived in Bulgaria a week before the concerts, scheduled for December 13,14,15, together with Pamela Nicolson, Vanessa Mae'

Society | December 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4258

1st Bulgarian E-Encyclopaedia Offers 30,000 Entries

The first Bulgarian online encyclopaedia, compiled by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, will be press launched on December 11 - 15 at the Christmas book fair. It is an updated version of "A-Ya" printed encyclopaedia and contains over 30,000 entries divid

Society | December 7, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 497

Bulgarians Celebrate Day of St Nicholas, Sailors Protector

All Bulgarians celebrate today the Day of Saint Nicholas, the protector of sailors and fishermen. Folk-Christian myth has it that Saint Nicholas is the master of the entire submarine realm - fish and water demons, as well as of the sea winds.

Society | December 6, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 661

Bulgaria Provides Equipment for Russian Spacecraft

Bulgaria will again provide radiation-monitoring equipment for use aboard the International Space Station In tmid-2003. The dosimeter goes to a Russian spacecraft module, after Bulgaria granted a similar device to a US module in 2001.

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Traveling with a Pet If you plan to travel with your human companion, remember that not all pets are suitable for travelling and may do better at home or in a kennel.

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Fashion: Handbag Wardrobe

The basic handbag wardrobe of a woman consists of one to three handbags - a super sporty one (like your backpack or a roomy tote), a more classical one (like Dior shoulderbag) and something for the evening. With bags size matters and during the winter t

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Video Premieres (rentals)

DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE Director: Harold Becker

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Slavi's Joke: Louvre

As you well know when Christmas approaches, gangsters get more active, spread all over the world to get to know it. Some go to Thailand to get better acquainted with the local sexual traditions, others, dressed up in Bermuda Shorts, go to the Bermuda Isla

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Science: Gene Secrets of Mice and Men Revealed

They are small and furry and look anything but human, but their genetic blueprint shows there is little difference between mice and men. Almost the entire genetic make up of the mouse has now been plotted - a major scientific breakthrough, says Francis Co

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Getting There: Blagoevgrad

Blagoevgrad is one of the most beautiful towns in Bulgaria. It lies at the foot of the Rila and Pirin mountains, 100 km south of Sofia.

Society | December 6, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 761
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