Society

Business Leaders HEAL Bulgaria's Youths

The Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum and Iliyana Raeva, coach of the Olympic rhythmic gymnastic team, launched a project, which aims to mobilise health and wellness awareness of the young people in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum (BBLF), S

Society | September 16, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

Precious Mask Exhibited in Sofia

The 500g solid gold mask that was unearthed in Bulgaria in August was exhibited for the first time in Sofia Thursday. The National Museum of Archaeology will show the precious finding to the public until September 22.

Society | September 16, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2240

Material Girl Heads for Promised Land

American pop superstar Madonna heads for a five-day trip to the Holy Land, which has elicited a mixture of excitement, bewilderment and anger in Israelis.

Society | September 15, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2028

Jazz Giants Spyro Gyra to Hit Bulgarian Stage

Bulgarian music fans are looking forward to a live gig by Spyro Gyra, one of the most prolific and successful bands of the jazz scene. The Americans will perform at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia on Thursday.

Society | September 15, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1519

Italian Artist "Shares Space" in Bank Couloirs

In a life-long attempt to turn the standard point of view toward surrounding world and create a shared space, Italian artist Anna Moro-Linn presented her latest project in Sofia. The project "Shared Space" represents a fixture of 30 paper-made carpets co

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

The Gates Project Funds from Christo's Ex-Art

The Art Museum in Portland, US state of Oregon, hosts a new exhibition of popular Christo, the Bulgaria-born New York artist, enojoying global fame with his architecture packing projects. The exhibition includes photos and preliminary drafts of the proje

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3904

Sofia Street Named after Basso Ghiaurov

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov plans to name a street or a square in Sofia after the late Bulgarian basso Nikolai Ghiaurov. Parvanov met Ghiaurov's wife opera soprano singer Mirella Freni, who came to Bulgaria to attend Monday's tribute to the famou

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

Bulgarian Girl VIP at Dominican Gala

A four-year-old Bulgarian was the star guest at the opening of the DisneyLand Resort in the Dominican capital, Santo Domingo. About a month ago, the infant won the Mini Miss University 2004 contest, which took place in the Dominican Republic.

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgarian Pop Stars Take on Noble Duty

Bulgarian music artists joined a campaign for painting safety lanes in capital Sofia on Tuesday. The move comes prior to the first day of school, September 15, and aims to increase road safety for students.

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 648

Italian Professor Unveils Mona Lisa Mystery

Italian scholar Giuseppe Pallanti claims in a new book to have identified Mona Lisa, the woman whose mysterious smile has intrigued art lovers ever since Leonardo da Vinci painted her portrait 500 years ago. Pallanti's book "Mona Lisa, Real Woman" says l

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Famous Dutch Ballet on Sofia Stage

The Dutch Introdans Ensemble for Youth ballet is to perform in the Sofia National Opera on 16 September on the occasion of the EU presidency of the Netherlands.

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Bulgarian MTV Breakthrough

The musicians from "Gravity Co." would become the first Bulgarians to storm MTV-Europe's air.

Society | September 14, 2004, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Requiem for Bulgarian Basso Ghiaurov

Many people touched by the performance of great Bulgarian basso Nikolay Ghiaurov attended the special concert to mark the 75th anniversary since the birth of the late basso. A special commemoration concert took place in Sofia on Monday, organized by the

Society | September 13, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 552

Cambridge "Artist of the Year" Nomination Goes to Bulgarian

Bulgarian painter Vassil Krapchanski announced he was nominated by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge for International Artist of the Year. According to a letter, signed by the Center's general secretary the prize is awarded to a few peopl

Society | September 13, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 716

Opera Diva Freni Arrived in Sofia

Opera soprano singer Mirella Freni arrived in Sofia Sunday, and will join events organized to mark 75 years since her late husband, Nikolay Ghyaurov, was born. Freni said she was glad to visit the country, as it reminded her of the happy moments with the

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 787

Bulgarian Top Journalist Turns 60

Bulgarian top journalist Kevork Kevorkyan celebrated his 60th birthday on Saturday evening. Kevorkyan has been working in the state Bulgarian National Television for 30 years, 25 being dedicated to the legendary Every Sunday program.

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 980

Bulgaria Hosts "Europe is Here" Film Fest

An international film forum under the motto "Europe is here" will take place in Bulgaria, starting September 22. The event is an opportunity for professionals to share ideas and filmmaking know-how, as well as to discuss the latest achievements in the bu

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 533

Bulgaria Harvests Top Websites

At least 200 Bulgarian websites are expected to take part in this year's BG Site contest, organizers disclosed. Almost 100 have already applied for taking part.

Society | September 12, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 871

President Joins Bulgarian Hunting Fans

Thousands of Bulgarian hunting and fishing fans gathered Saturday to Bulgaria's folklore-style holiday village Arbanassi. The place hosts a national fair that was opened by President Georgi Parvanov.

Society | September 11, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 488

Sofia Modern Art Shows up "Without Limits"

After a couple of months of holiday lethargy the art season is reliving again galleries and exhibitions as the latest artistic works of wood-carving and textile n Sofia have shown. The arts project titled "Without Limits" reflects the limitless participa

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

Party Mood Whelms Sofia

Bulgaria's capital is getting ready for week-long partying ahead of Septemer 17 St Sofia Day. Mayor Stefan Sofianski announced Friday that six art and architecture projects would receive special awards to mark the holiday.

Society | September 10, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 496
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