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Bulgarian Antarctic Expeditions Forced to Hitchhike Amid Scant Financing

The 20th Bulgarian expedition to the Antarctic will set out early November amid serious financial difficulties.

Society » Environment | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 16:54 | Viewed: 2507

Researchers: Bulgarian Govt Wants To Eat Archaeology, Have It Too

Bulgarian archaeologists have joined other researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences protesting Tuesday the latest budget cuts for their institution, which they say will doom it to death.

Society | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 2093

Sofia Architecture Week Opens in Bulgaria's Capital

The "SAW 2011" (Sofia Architecture Week 2011) festival is opening Tuesday in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgarian Researchers Tie the Noose, PM: Get a Life!

Researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences have gone on protest Tuesday against the latest budget cut for their institution previewed in Bulgaria's state budget for 2012.

Society » Education | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 2265

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Its Enlighteners

Bulgaria marks on November 1 the National Enlighteners Day with a series of events organized all across the country.

Society » Culture | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1995

Drivers in Bulgaria with Lights On Day and Night

As of November 1, drivers on Bulgarian roads are required to have their lights on during the day for the duration of the winter months.

Society | October 31, 2011, Monday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1447

Cirque du Soleil to Entertain Bulgaria in Fabruary 2012

Cirque du Soleil, the world renown a Canadian art company, will entertain Bulgaria's Sofia with several performances in February 2012.

Society » Culture | October 31, 2011, Monday // 12:36 | Viewed: 3340

Runoff Brings Bulgarian Star Actor back to 'Glass Home'

One day after the runoff of Bulgaria's presidential elections, the country's largest private TV channel bTV resumes airing the hit TV series Glass Home, featuring Socialist vice-presidential candidate, actor Stefan Danailov.

Society » Culture | October 31, 2011, Monday // 09:52 | Viewed: 2137

Soul Queen Sade Delights 12 000 Fans in Sofia

Prominent soul singer Sade was warmly welcomed by some 12 000 fans in Bulgarian capital Sofia's newly built Arena Armeets hall as she performed for the first time in the Balkan country.

Society » Culture | October 30, 2011, Sunday // 10:37 | Viewed: 1755

Bulgaria Switches Back From Daylight Saving Time on Election Day

Bulgaria switched back from summer daylight saving time in the wee hours Sunday, the day the second round of presidential and local elections is held.

Society | October 30, 2011, Sunday // 06:14 | Viewed: 1447

Bulgarian Villagers Remember Victim of Roma Clan

Villagers of the Plovdiv village of Katunitsa in Bulgaria gathered in a traditional service of commemoration of Angel Petrov, who was intentionally killed by a van end of September.

Society | October 29, 2011, Saturday // 19:47 | Viewed: 2271

Bulgarians Celebrate 97th Birthday of Orthodox Church Patriarch Maxim

A couple of hundred Bulgarians flocked to a solemn mas in the St. Marina cathedral in Plovdiv to mark the 97th anniversary of Patriarch Maxim Saturday.

Society | October 29, 2011, Saturday // 19:18 | Viewed: 2910

Bulgarian Town Besieged by Brown Bear

Residents of a neighborhood in the southern Bulgarian town of Devin had to stay awake through the night, aided by dogs and searchlights to ward off a bear.

Society » Environment | October 29, 2011, Saturday // 15:49 | Viewed: 4176

'Expendables' 2 Producers Deny Responsibility for Dead Stuntman

Bulgaria-based NU Boyana Film Studios has issued a statement clarifying that it has nothing to do with the tragic accident on Thursday, in which one stuntman perished and another was critically injured.

Society | October 28, 2011, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 3826

Bulgaria Turns Clocks Back to Winter Time on October 30

At 4 am Sunday, October 30, Bulgaria will turn the clocks back one hour to winter daylight savings time until the last Sunday in March, 2012.

Society | October 28, 2011, Friday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1795

Outgoing President Bids Luck to 20th Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition

Outgoing Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov bid good luck to the newest Antarctic expedition of Bulgaria, leaving on November 02.

Society » Environment | October 28, 2011, Friday // 13:21 | Viewed: 2234

Redford's The Conspirator Opens Sofia Independent Film Fest

The team from The Conspirator film of American actor, film director, and producer, Robert Redford, is in Bulgaria for the official opening ceremony of the second edition of the So Independent festival.

Society » Culture | October 28, 2011, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 3912

Stuntman Injured during Bulgaria 'The Expendables' Filming Placed on Respirator

The foreign stuntman, who was injured during the filming of the sequel to hit Hollywood action movie "The Expendables" underwent a 5-hour-long surgery Friday.

Society | October 28, 2011, Friday // 11:20 | Viewed: 9355

Stunt Performer Dies during Filming of 'The Expendables 2' in Bulgaria

A foreigner who performed stunts during the filming of the sequel to hit Hollywood action "The Expendables" has died on set in Bulgaria.

Society | October 28, 2011, Friday // 07:36 | Viewed: 16214

Bulgaria to Kill Own Weather Forecasts, Quake Studies with Budget Cuts

Weather forecasts prepared by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences may be suspended from November 1 due to state budget cuts, accoridng to BAS Chair Nikola Sabotinov

Society » Education | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to Sue Govt over Budget Cut

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has issued a statement saying they will sue Bulgaria in the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights if the government does not revise the budget cut in store for the Academy in budget 2012.

Society » Education | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1954
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