Society

Bulgaria's Rubella Company Helps Children in Need

Bulgarian cosmetic company Rubella made a donation in aid of 88 children of law enforcement officials, deceased in exercise of their official duties September 13. The money will be used for textbooks and all that orphans will need at school.

Society | September 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 609

Memory of 9/11 Victims Honored at Grand Concert in Sofia

A concert in memory of the victims of September 11th took place in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia on Tuesday evening. The audience saw moving films from the September 11th events before the magnificent concert began.

Society | September 10, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Road Show Against Roma - Bulgarian Prejudices Kicks Off

"We dream together" is the motto of the road show that starts Monday in Bulgaria to prove that good understanding between minorities in Bulgaria can be a reality. A mixed Bulgarian-Roma football team the Danubian town of Lom will play in friendly games ag

Society | September 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

Bulgarian Archeologists Discovered Ancient Necropolis

After thirty years of excavations, Bulgarian archeologist penetrated into another Hellenistic necropolis on cape Chirakman near the Black Sea town of Kavarna. The scientists came across ancient funeral with a skeleton, lamp and pottery.

Society | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1906

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Society | September 8, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 598

Uproar about Set-To-Go Kids' Program on Bulgaria's Public TV

At the beginning of what looks as a very busy political season, ten-minute children's TV program is making bumper headlines. "Good night, kids" or "Suncho" (Sleepy) as everybody calls it, runs just before the 8 o'clock news of Channel 1, one of two channe

Society | September 7, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 925

Bulgaria Celebrates Unification Day September 6

Bulgaria celebrates the Unification Day on September 6. The third aviation festival "Sky for All" was held under the patronage of President Parvanov in the morning of September 6.

Society | September 6, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 585

Bulgaria Mulls Renovation of Chalets to Suit Foreign Mountaineers

Bulgarian Tourists Union (BTU) mulls how to finance the renovation of mountain chalets. With three European mountain routes (E3, E4, E8) crossing natural attractions-rich Bulgaria, hundreds of Dutch, German, British, Polish and Czech mountaineers visit B

Society | September 5, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

Bulgarians Write History of Rakia in a Vinprom-Peshtera Contest

A unique writing contest was announced by top spirits producer Vinprom - Peshtera, seeking to collect historical data about Bulgaria's most popular alcohol drink - the "rakia". More than 20, 000 rakia enthusiasts are expected to take part competing for pr

Society | September 4, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1061

FIVE DAYS IN HEAVEN BRING ORPHANS TOGETHER IN SOZOPOL

The Balkan Days of Arts Festival will gather for the third time in a row orphans from Balkan countries in the tourist complex of Kavatsite in the Black Sea town of Sozopol. The five-day event, to start on September 4, will take place under the patronage o

Society | September 2, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 698

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Society | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

GREECE'S AMBASSADOR RAISED BGN 10,000 FOR SICK CHILDREN

Some BGN 10,000 for sick children were raised at a fund-raising ball, initiated and hosted by Greece's Ambassador to Bulgaria Michalis Christidis. Among the guests - about 100 - were ambassadors to Bulgaria, businessmen, Piritta Sorsa, Resident Representa

Society | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 576

APOLLONIA 2002 EDITION BASKS IN DIVERSITY OF EVENTS

Jazz, pop and classical music concerts, exhibitions, book promotions, theatre and fashion performances feature on the agenda of 2002 edition of Apollonia Art Festival. It will run in the Black sea town of Sozopol until September 8.

Society | September 1, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

PLAYBOY WITH REMARKABLY HIGH SALES IN BULGARIA

Playboy's foreign editions are with highest sales per capita in Slovenia and Bulgaria, Newsweek wrote, quoting data of Playboy enterprises. With circulation of 60,000, nine people in one thousand buy Playboy in Bulgaria.

Society | August 30, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 785

BULGARIAN IN TORONTO DONATES USD 6,000 TO SICK KIDS

City of Toronto awarded the Bulgarian-born Ivan Kristoff with the original Spiderman costume as recognition for his contribution to the world of rescue. The city council had to pay USD 6,000 for the costume purchased from Sony Pictures.

Society | August 30, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 709

PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS SWORE IN THURSDAY

Sixty-seven volunteers from the U.S.

Society | August 29, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1780

YOUNG MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS CHALLENGE MOUNT ELBRUS

A team of young mountain climbers from the University Emergency Rescue Unit set off for Caucasus Mountains to challenge the 5648-meter mount Elbrus. To reach the destination they will follow the route of Russian climbers Sidorenko and Maleynov who perform

Society | August 26, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 508

NOAH'S ARK CONSTRUCTED IN BULGARIA

Noah's s Ark is being constructed at Bulgaria's Black Sea coast. The project was launched by a private organization run by the historian Nikolay Kunchev.

Society | August 25, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 912

KING BORIS III COMMEMORATED IN THE RILA MONASTERY

A special mass in Bulgaria's biggest cloister the Rila Monastery will mark the fifty-ninth anniversary since the death of King Boris III on Wednesday. In the monastery's church, where the late Bulgarian monarch's heart is buried, the monks will pray for h

Society | August 25, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

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Society | August 25, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 517

"LOVE IS CRAZY" THRILLS WITH BULGARIAN MOVIES

The Varna festival "Love is Crazy" will feature two Bulgarian films. The six-day romance-celebrating event starts next Friday in Bulgaria's biggest seaside city.

Society | August 24, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1020
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