Christo Opens First Modern Art Museum in Sofia

Famous conceptual artists, Bulgaria-born Christo Javacheff will attend Tuesday the opening of the first Modern Art Museum in Sofia. The event comes after decades-long struggle to find a shelter for Bulgarian contemporary pieces of art - installations, vi

Society | April 26, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1865

Sofia's Anglo-American School Students Silhouette Surrealism

The Anglo-American School will have its Annual Art Show - a display of surrealistic artwork on the theme of "light and shade"- on April 27 at the gallery "Krug". "The children work with installations, digital art, photograms, bas-relief and sculptures an

Society | April 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1163

EU Babies Gladden 4 Bulgarian Couples

Four newborn babies added Monday to Bulgaria's EU-accession joy. The children were born in the early hours of April 25, heralding the signing of the Accession Treaty for Bulgaria and Romania.

Society | April 25, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

Bulgarians Celebrate Flower Feast

Bulgarians marked Sunday the so-called Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa holiday, which is the Orthodox equivalent to the catholic Palm Sunday. Held annually on the last Sunday before Easter, Tsvetnitsa is one of the biggest Bulgarian holidays, rich in a variety of c

Society | April 24, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6067

Bulgaria Marks St. Lazar's Day

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church marked Saturday the traditional St. Lazar's Day.

Society | April 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 784

Mini 3D Bulgaria Set on European Tour

A set of ten 3D models of various sites, historic events and traditions of Bulgaria gets ready to set off on a European tour to offer a glimpse into the beauties of the Balkan state ahead of its EU entry. The miniatures of people, buildings, locations re

Society | April 23, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2994

Hilton Sofia, Traditzia Foundation Host Egg-Painting Competition

Hilton Sofia and Traditzia Foundation are hosting an Egg-Painting Competition on the occasion of the upcoming Orthodox Easter festivities in a bid to support the socially underprivileged children in Bulgaria. Easter eggs, trimmed with brocade, pieces of

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1325

Shakespeare Flower Portrait "Fake"

A famous portrait of William Shakespeare, owned by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), appeared to be a fake, BBC reported. Historians have disagreed about the origins of The Flower Portrait, which bears the inscription 1609.

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3473

Bulgaria Joins World Celebrations of Earth's Day

Bulgaria joins the rest of the world in celebrating the annual worldwide Earth's Day marked on April 22. Bulgaria's Environmental Ministry joined world initiative under the motto "Green future for the children.

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

Health: Food Pyramid Re-Bricked

The familiar food pyramid has been replaced by a wordless, rainbow-colored symbol that promotes a dozen different eating plans and a new emphasis on exercise. Named MyPyramid, the new icon is the US government's latest weapon in the fight against obesity

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1647

Forks&Corks: Chocolate Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1102

Science: Egypt's Largest Necropolis Uncovered

Archaeologist in Egypt say that they have uncovered the country's largest funerary complex, in the Kom al-Ahmar region. The necropolis dates to more than 5,000 years ago - the earliest era of ancient Egypt.

Society | April 22, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1628

Gold-Plated Coin Heralds Bulgaria's EU Entry

Bulgaria's Central Bank BNB introduced Thursday a special coin heralding EU membership. The gold-plated coin will be offered for sale on April 25, when the country is scheduled to sign its Accession Treaty.

Society | April 21, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1302

EU Gets to See Bulgaria's History, Traditions

Bulgaria's folklore, traditions and history will be presented in several European Union member countries by the "Bulgare" ensemble. Vienna, Budapest, Brussels and Luxemburg will see figures from Bulgaria's rich history.

Society | April 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1398

Bulgaria Readies to Celebrate Earth's Day

Bulgaria is getting ready to join the annual worldwide holiday marking the Earth's Day on April 22. All Bulgarian children were invited to show in pictures and with words the meaning and the importance of the Earth and the nature and the winners were awa

Society | April 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1349

World Sea Fest Awaits Kaliakra Ship

A Bulgarian ship has sailed off to the Turkish resort of Marmaris, to take part in the Marmaris International Maritime Festival. The Kaliakra Ship headed from Port Varna, located on Bulgaria's northern Black Sea coast, to the Turkish coastline on Tuesday

Society | April 20, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 697

Smiles Promote Dairy Products in Plovdiv

A leading dairy company started Tuesday an innovative promotion of their products in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria. The original campaign, entitled More Smiles for Everyone, is based on efforts to brighten the mood of Bulgarian people.

Society | April 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1117

Sofia Joins Int'l Physics Project with Sky Faery

The sky over Sofia will be illuminated Tuesday evening as a part of the international initiative "Physics Enlightens the World". Between 9 and 10 pm four lasers will illuminate the sky above Bulgaria's capital.

Society | April 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 673

Bulgaria Sees Off Legendary Writer

Hundreds of Bulgarians went to pay their last respect to the prominent writer Ivailo Petrov in Sofia, who passed away on Thursday, April 14, at the age of 82. Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov also came to bid farewell to the legendary novelist.

Society | April 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

Open Doors Days Bring BMW, MINI Close to Public

Kamor Auto, general representative for BMW in Bulgaria, launched Days of the Open Doors over the weekend at the ultramodern showroom for BMW and MINI that was officially inaugurated this week. Fans of luxurious cars had the opportunity to take a close lo

Society | April 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

Sofia Offers for Sale Newton Photo Originals

Photo originals of popular German photographer Helmut Newton are now exhibited and offered for sale in Sofia.

Society | April 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1379
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