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DOCUMENTARY FOLLOWS PREP FOR POPE'S VISIT SEEN FROM THE VATICAN

”John Paul II a long journey toward Bulgaria -Between the fear and hope" is th etitle of the 52 minutes documentary film to be transmitted on Channel One on the Bulgarian National TV 10 May 2002. The film is made in March this year in Vatican City and Ro

Society | May 9, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 712

HILTON NAMED BEST GLOBAL HOTEL CHAIN BY GLOBAL FINANCE MAGAZINE

Hilton, one of the world's most recognised hotel brands, has been awarded "Best Global Hotel Chain" by the readers of Global Finance magazine in the first annual Global Finance Awards. Global Finance conducted two surveys of its 235,000 readers around the

Society | May 7, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 436

BULGARIAN ARMY’S VALOUR CELEBRATED ON ST. GEORGE'S DAY

There are a lot of rituals that mark St. George's day or Gergiovden.

Society | May 6, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

EASTER IN BULGARIA - A CRACK FOR LUCK

The Bulgarian Easter traditions are a variant of Orthodox Easter traditions and here egg cracking is good for more than just eating the egg. The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter (or Pascha) for the Orthodox Christians all over the world.

Society | May 4, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 664

UK FAMOUS HORNIST PERFORMED AT EUROPEAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Martin Owen, UK, played as soloist with the Collegium Bankya chamber orchestra at Bulgaria Hall May 2. The orchestra was conducted by Emil Yanev.

Society | April 29, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

HOLIDAY OF FLOWERS AND TREES CELEBRATED IN BULGARIA

Tsvetnitsa-Vrabnitsa (Palm Sunday) is one of the biggest Bulgarian holidays, rich in a variety of customs, songs and melodies. The holiday is held annually on the last Sunday before Easter and it is the people’s belief that this is the holiday of the fiel

Society | April 28, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 556

EASTER CELEBRATIONS AT HILTON SOFIA

Music, delicious food and entertainment will be offered at Hilton Sofia over the coming Easter holidays, starting May 03. The Good Friday menu of Hilton Sofia’s Seasons Restaurant includes smoked trout with lettuce and cucumber-mustard vinaigrette, pike p

Society | April 27, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 382

DIVA TERESA BERGANZA SINGS FOR EU SPANISH PRESIDENCY IN SOFIA

World famous mezzo-soprano Teresa Berganza will sing at Bulgaria Hall on April 30 on the occasion of the Spanish Presidency of the European Union. The programme includes arias and songs by Italian and Spanish composers of the 18th-20th centuries.

Society | April 26, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504

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Society | April 21, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 539

FIRST MULTIMEDIA LITERARY EDITION ALREADY ON SALE

“Hristo Smirnenski – new reading” is the title of the first Bulgarian literary multimedia edition. The book is part of the series “Literary heritage ”of publishing house “Pero – Classics” publishing house has two offers to their readers – Selected works o

Society | April 16, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 435

BG FILM SEASON UNDERWAY IN SKOPJE

"Wedding" and "February", cartoons, "Neon Fairy Tales", a documentary, and Vulchanov's "The Unknown Soldier's Patent Leather Shoes" opened the Bulgarian film season in Skopje lat the end of the week. The opening was attended by the wives of the Macedonian

Society | April 14, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 687

BULGARIAN-PRODUCED FILM WINS NINE DAVID'S DI DONATELLO AWARDS

Produced by Bulgaria's Boyana Film the Italian film "Il Mestiere delle Armi" ("The Profession of Arms"), a military epic, won nine of the 2002 4th David di Donatello awards, which is the Italian equivalent of the Oscars. It was awarded in the categories f

Society | April 13, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

TINY DYNAMITE BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE

The British actors in Abi Morgan’s “Tiny Dynamite” hardly expected the success they had at the world premiere of their play in Sofia, a collaboration of two companies - Paines Plough’s incisive new writing and Frantic Assembly’s bruising physicality. A fr

Society | April 12, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 462

AWARD-WINNER PLAY “TINY DYNAMITE” EXPLODES IN SOFIA

“Tiny Dynamite” is about those tiny moments that have a tremendous significance in our lives, British actor Steven Hoggett said at a press conference a day before the Bulgarian premiere of the British play. “Tiny Dynamite” is written by Abi Morgan and tel

Society | April 8, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 954

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Society | April 7, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

ISIHIA -THE MUSIC OF HARMONY

BY Milena Hristova With almost four years of experience in music making, Isihia, a unique Bulgarian ethno-group, has something to be proud of.

Society | April 6, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 681

VILLA PHILADELPHIA WELCOMES GUESTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

Villa Philadelphia - an American-Bulgarian family-run inn, which is situated in Bulgaria’s beautiful sea resort Sinemorets welcomes guests from all over the world. So far, guests have come from twelve countries, besides Bulgaria, including USA, England,

Society | April 3, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1300

GABROVO'S HUMOUR HOUSE MARKED ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

The House of Humour and Satire in the world capital of humour – Gabrovo, celebrated its 30th anniversary on Fool’s Day April 1. A national annual cartoon exhibition was opened to mark the event.

Society | April 2, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 729

BG STYLISH FASHION PRESENTED ON THE CATWALK

The biggest review of Bulgarian fashion Forum Bulgarian Fashion proved yet one more time that Bulgarian designers will not be lagging behind world fashion tendencies, at least during the spring season coming. The four-day forum was opened March 27 and pre

Society | March 31, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 532

BRITISH COUNCIL BULGARIA SEEKS TO EXPAND SCIENCE INFO WORK

Science information is one aspect of our activities that we would like to see further developed, Kevin Lewis, Director of British Council Bulgaria, said in an exclusive interview for novinite.com.

Society | March 29, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

JAUGUAR X-TYPE ALREADY ON THE MARKET IN BULGARIA

The new Jaguar X-TYPE 2 litre V6 engine will make its debut presentation in Bulgaria in mid-April, Moto Pfohe, Jaguar’s official importer and distributor for Bulgaria announced. Some cars are even already on sale in Bulgaria, Nasko Furnadzhiev, Moto Pfohe

Society | March 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 542
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