Society

Slavi's Joke: Offer

A Bulgarian guy went to visit a friend who lived next door and soon the two found themselves sitting drink in hand and politics as the main topic of the conversation. As one drink followed another, the subject of their conversation gradually evolved to...

Society | June 13, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

Two Bulgarian Medals on Display at British Museum

Every visitor to the British Museum in London can see on display two medals, molded by the Bulgarian master Teodosii Antonov, born in the town of Montana, 150 kilometers north of Sofia.

Society | June 12, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 442

Bulgarian Culture Center Opened Doors on Broadway

A Bulgarian culture center opened inside New York's theatre core Broadway. The news was brought to Bulgaria by one of its founders - the Bulgarian actress Boryana Pavlova.

Society | June 12, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1023

Gypsy Kings Expected at Bulgarian Ethno Fiesta

Gypsy Kings will come to Bulgarian mountain resort Pamporovo in September. The celebrated musicians will take part in an ethno festival to mark the 70th anniversary of the scenic resort.

Society | June 10, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

Bulgaria's "Clean Web. Breathe" Contest Kicks Off with Clean City Initiative

The fifth edition of the Bulgarian contest "BG Site 2003" with the slogan of "Clean Web. Breathe" kicked off June 8 with the cleaning of the garden in front of Sofia's "Sveti Sedmochislenici" Church.

Society | June 8, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 652

President Joined Bulgarian Children in "Flag of Peace" Holiday

Bulgarian children gathered in the country's capital Sofia to draw pictures on the asphalt as part of the "Bulgaria for Peace" assembly Saturday. Bulgaria's President Georgy Parvanov, Education Minister Vladimir Atanassov and many other top officials join

Society | June 7, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 707

Top Review, Concert Inaugurate Sofia Fashion Street

Bulgaria's capital main shopping Vitosha Boulevard was declared Fashion Street in a special ceremony at St Nedelya Square on Saturday. A concert of top Bulgarian pop stars Irra and Ani Lozanova mixed well with a fashion review to entertain and cheer up ov

Society | June 7, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1726

Statue Marks Bulgaria's Traditional Rose Day

A statue of Bulgaria's rose-blossom pickers was installed Saturday in Bulgaria's town of Karlovo. The ceremony was attended by Bulgaria's Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and Economy Minister Nikolay Vassilev.

Society | June 7, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

International Business Training Organization Awarded Bulgarian Pupils

The outstanding participants in Bulgaria's Junior Achievement business training program received their awards at a special ceremony Friday. The event was attended by Sasha Bezuhanova, chairman of the Managing Council of Junior Achievement Bulgaria, and Bu

Society | June 6, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

Fashion: Your Hair in Summer 2003: Simple Style

Summer 2003 is the time for the very simplest of hairstyles, hairdressers say. So let your hair fall into place naturally.

Society | June 6, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1054

Slavi's Joke: Sheep

An old man was walking by the road with a reined sheep behind him. When a man in a Mercedes passed by the two fellow travelers he stopped and asked the old man if he needed a ride.

Society | June 6, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

Science: Saturn's Winds Decrease

Saturn, one of the windiest planets, has experienced an unexpected and dramatic change in its weather over the past 20 years or so. Since the Voyager flybys of 1980-81, the windspeed in its equatorial regions has declined by about 40%, from 1,700 km to 1

Society | June 6, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

Health: Catching a Cold in the Summer: How to Avoid Risks

We usually associate colds with dark cold winter days. But we can still fall foul of the common cold viruses in the height of summer.

Society | June 6, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 427

Pets: Finding a Lost Pet: Where to Start

Although finding a lost animal often seems to depend on luck, it is luck you can help make. There are no guarantees, but there are things people who find their pets do that make a difference.

Society | June 6, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 298

"BG Site 2003" Contest Aims at Legal, Actual and Ethical Internet

The fifth edition of the Bulgarian contest "BG Site 2003" is aimed at maintaining legal, actual and ethical Internet. The slogan of the contest is " Clean Web.

Society | June 5, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1033

Sofia to Boast Luxurious Fashion Street in Days

Sofia will soon boast a luxurious Fashion Street, gathering together top foreign fashion brands, founders of the Vitosha Fashion Street Association announced at a press conference Wednesday.

Society | June 4, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Unique Golden Cup on Display in Bulgaria's History Museum

Unique gourd-shaped cup made of gold is among the exhibits at Bulgaria's National Museum of History.

Society | June 3, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 518

Bulgaria's Children Mark June 1st with 2,222 m Painting

Bulgarian children started painting a 2,222 meters long picture in the center of Bulgaria's capital Sofia. The event was organized to celebrate Sunday's International Child's Day and has ambitions to enter the Guinness Word Record book.

Society | June 1, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 543

Slavi's Joke: Scared

Image a big theatre hall, where a premiere is being staged tonight. The actors are really excited and the theatre's chief watches with an even greater excitement as the story unfolds on the stage.

Society | May 30, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 482

Fashion: Clothes to Avoid or Keep Summer/Autumn 2003

It's time to avoid that BoHo Ethnic look. Yes it really is time to ditch the Mongolian peasant, folksy look.

Society | May 30, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 481

Science: Life Clues on Red Planet

Scientists may have identified what could be the best place to look for life on the Red Planet. It is the Russell Crater in Mars' southern hemisphere.

Society | May 30, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 459
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