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UN MARKED BULGARIAN ARTIST ANNIVERSARY

The United Nations and UNESCO marked the centennial anniversary of the Bulgarian cartoonist and illustrator Iliya Beshkov (1901-1958). Beshkov`s works were exhibited in New York, Tel Aviv, Paris, London and Rome.

Society | October 12, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

CINEMA AND TV ASSOCIATION MEMBERS MEET IN BULGARIA

`The International Association of Cinema and Television Schools (CILECT) will meet in Bulgaria for the first time in its 46-year history,` Prof. Stanislav Semerdjiev, member of CILECT`s Executive Council and Vice Rector for International Relations of the

Society | October 11, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 853

ZUCCHERO TO PERFORM IN BULGARIA

Popular Italian musician Zucchero is to guest in Bulgaria on October 22. The singer whose original name is Sugar Fornicciary will take part in the `Show of Slavi` but is not going to hold a concert in Bulgaria.

Society | October 11, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 879

TWO BULGARIAN TV FILMS WITH GRAND PRIX

Two Bulgarian and three foreign films received Golden Chest Grand Prix at the 26th Golden Chest International Festival for TV Film Productions. The Golden Chest Grand Prix for best Bulgarian TV feature film went to `Letter to America,` directed by Iglika

Society | October 8, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 785

LOTTERY HYSTERICS ENDED ON OCTOBER 7

The bigggest ever jackpot was hit on October 7 after the 80th drawing in the `6 from 49` game, representatives of the Bulgarian Sports Totalizer reported. The lucky person who managed to hit the jackpot is to receive BGN 2,832,953.

Society | October 7, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

October 8 –14, 2001 ARIES

Society | October 7, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 828

100TH NATIONAL THEATER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED

The opening of the new season of the National Theatre Ivan Vazov on October 2 coincides with its 100th anniversary and will be commemorated with events during the next three years. Special performances, exhibitions, lectures, contests, charity events, tou

Society | October 6, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 796

VANESSA MAE DISCOVERER TO PLAY IN SOFIA

The musicians from the `Laureate` group and their leader - violine-player Vasko Vassilev, will present in Sofia their second album `Virtuoso Vivaldi`. The promotion will take place on October 8 in the `Earth and People` museum.

Society | October 6, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 892

NINE BG YOUNG ARTISTS AWARDED IN BELGRADE

Nine Bulgarians children, aged five to seven were awarded at the `Joy of Europe` 4th International Art Competition in Belgrade. 7,000 pictures from children from Eastern Europe and India were exhibited.

Society | October 5, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 667

ANTARCTIC EXHIBITION AT THE UNIVERSITY

An exhibition of photo pictures taken during the last Antarctic expedition opens Tuesday in Sofia University `St. Kliment Ohridski`.

Society | October 2, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 692

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

October 1 – 7, 2001 ARIES

Society | October 1, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 917

TV `GOLDEN CHEST` IN PLOVDIV TRADITIONALLY

The 26 edition of the film festival `Golden Chest` starts in Plovdiv today. The forum, dedicated to the TV productions, is to be opened at noon in the Moscow hall of the Novotel.

Society | September 30, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 695

MUSIC JAM FEST STARTS ON OCT 26

A ten day fest starts on October 26 in Hall N1 of the National Palace of Culture. The fest will end with a concert of the group `Bond`.

Society | September 29, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 617

INVENTOR OF `ANTI BABY` PILL IN SOFIA THEATRE

Today the premiere of the play `Virtuous and Inaccurate` will be performed in the Satire Theatre. The creator of the `anti-baby` is a cousin of Jacob Gerasy, who has a foundation in Bulgaria.

Society | September 28, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 667

HILTON SOFIA WITH MAGIC WEEKENDS NOW

Hilton Sofia offers new service, called Hilton Magic Weekend. The service is targeted at Bulgarians, expatriate and diplomatic residents in Bulgaria.

Society | September 26, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 595

BULGARIAN TOP MODEL CHOSEN FOR PANTENE`S ADS

The Bulgarian top model Stanimira Koleva is the `new face` of the world known trademark for hair products `Pantene.` Koleva is 17 and comes from Stara Zagora.

Society | September 24, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1228

ROCK SHOW NEXT TO NEVSKI CATHEDRAL

Charming Alsu, who is lately equally famous both in Russia and England, sang on September 26 in front of the `Alexander Nevski` Cathedral. The spectacular concert was devoted to the 10th birthday of the petrol giant `LUKoil`.

Society | September 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 613

NYT: "NEWLY VIBRANT BULGARIA SET TO INTRODUCE ITSELF"

The New York Times By CORINNE LaBALME*

Society | September 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

KOREAN ART AND CULTURE MONTH IN SOFIA

Traditional and contemporary Korean art and culture is presented in Sofia for one month. The Korean Culture Days started a week ago with the opening of the Contemporary Korean Art Exhibition at the National Art Gallery.

Society | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 703

HAIRSTYLE FEST IN THE NATIONAL PALACE

The International Hair and Beauty Festival will take place in the National Palace of Cuture on September 23. The annual forum, organized by the Bulgarian Hair Stylists Association, has been held since 1996.

Society | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 709

BULGARIAN BOY AWARDED IN JAPAN

The 4-year-old Lyuben Nedkov from Pleven won a gold medal at the World Biennial in Japan. His drawing `Friends` was selected by the jury among 42,400 works of young artists from 114 countries.

Society | September 22, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 600
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