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BG CONDUCTOR SCORES SUCCESS WITH FRENCH ORCHESTRE REGIONAL D'ILE

Bulgarian conductor Emil Tabakov led the symphony Orchestre Regional d'Ile de France in a remarkably successful concert at Paris' Salle Pleyel March 23. The concert, entitled "Arabian Nights," featured an overture from Glinka's "Ruslan and Ludmila," Rimsk

Society | March 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

DYANA DAFOVA: MUSIC WILL SAVE OUR VALUES

Dyana Dafova's music is a combination of elements from different genres and has a unique sound. The songs from her latest album "Charisma" are a contemporary interpretation of the Bulgarian folklore and orthodox music.

Society | March 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1824

TEN BG PUBLISHING HOUSES AT LEIPZIG BOOK FAIR

Ten Bulgarian publishing houses take part in the Leipzig International Book Fair which opens March 20. Bulgaria is traditionally presented at the fair with a single stand.

Society | March 20, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 464

NYC OPERA LOVERS APPLAUD BULGARIAN STAR

The Bulgarian opera singer Alexandrina Pendachinska attracted the attention of the media in the United States with her performance in "Don Giovanni" at the New York City Opera. “Go especially for the two soprano roles of Donna Anna and Donna Elvira.

Society | March 18, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

ORTHODOX BULGARIANS CELEBRATED “SIRNI ZAGOVEZNI”

“Sirni Zagovezni” is a popular Christian Orthodox holiday in Bulgaria. It took place this year on March 17 - seven weeks before Easter and marked the beginning of the Great Lent - the longest period of fasting throughout the year.

Society | March 17, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 642

ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION BACK WITH PRECIOUS FINDS

For the first time Jurassic fossils were found in the rocks in the vicinity of the Bulgarian base, it became clear after the tenth Bulgarian Antarctic expedition came to an end. The members of the expedition conducted research in glaciology, meteorology,

Society | March 16, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

HILTON SOFIA CELEBRATES ST. PATRICK’S DAY THIS SUNDAY

Hilton Sofia Hotel welcomes guests this Sunday to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Seasons Restaurant organizes especially for the holiday St.

Society | March 15, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

CULTURAL DIVERISTY AT SIXTH SOFIA FILM FEST 2002

The sixth international Sofia Film Fest 2002 opened March 14 in Hall 1 at the National Palace of Culture with Oscar-nominated film of the Bosnian director Danis Tanovic “No Man’s Land”. A joint production of France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain and Slove

Society | March 14, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

BULGARIA RECOGNIZED FOR SAVING THE JEWS

Bulgaria’s late Patriarch Kiril and Exarch Stephan were awarded with the honorary title “ Righteous among the nations” at the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. The two church officials contributed to the saving of th

Society | March 13, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

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Society | March 10, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

BULGARIAN SINGER APPLAUDED BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN KOSSOVO

Bulgaria’s singer Diyana Dafova sang for more than two hours in the secret American camp Bondsteel in Kossovo on February 27. American soldiers and high-ranking officials enjoyed her music.

Society | March 9, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2075

HILTON WELCOMES GUESTS WITH SPECIAL MENU ON MOTHER’S DAY

Specially for Mother’s Day, March 8th, Hilton Sofia will welcome its guests with a Mother’s Day Menu including: Welcome drink; Serrano ham on artichoke and dry tomato salad, Turbot and salmon in leek on a saffron sauce, Champagne sorbet, Teriyaki sauce gl

Society | March 7, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 461

BULGARIAN POET AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS PRIX MAX JACOB IN PARIS

Bulgarian poet Kiril Kadiiski received the Prix Max Jacob, a prestigious French literary award, during a ceremony held at Espace Paul Ricard in Paris, the Bulgarian News Agency reported. Academie Mallarme President Jean Orizet handed the prize in the pres

Society | March 6, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1287

ARTIST CHRISTO TO INSTALL GATES IN NEW YORK

Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jean-Claude are optimistic about the accomplishment of their major project of installing 11,000 steel gates over the 46-kilometer roads in the Central Park in New York, Deutsche Welle announced. Bright yellow spa

Society | March 2, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 573

TNT WITH DONATION AND FREE TRAINING OFFERS TO ORPHANS

TNT, European market leader in global express distribution, logistics and international mail, made a donation for the third year in a row to orphans from Sofia schools. This is the first time when together with the traditional financial aid , the students

Society | March 1, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

VISAGE MODELS WITH FIRST SWEET’N LOW COLLECTION ON THE CATWALK

Sweet’N Low collection, the first ever collection of pink lingerie in Bulgaria, was presented by Sweet’N Low, the world leader among sweeteners, together with Visage Model Group at the cafeteria of Bulgaria Hotel February 28. The pink collection is dedica

Society | February 28, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 965

FIRST TWO-VOLUME CZECH-BULGARIAN DICTIONARY TO BE PUBLISHED

The publishing of the first volume of a new Czech-Bulgarian dictionary is underway. The two-volume dictionary is the most comprehensive of its kind with over 70,000 entries.

Society | February 27, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 633

BULGARIAN GREDDY ASSA EXHIBIT ON DISPLAY

The Korea Herald By Kim Jin

Society | February 26, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1214

FORMER RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER BECAME SOFIA UNIVERSITY HONORARY DOCTOR

"I consider it a great honour to be awarded the Honorary Doctor's title of Sofia University, one of the oldest and most progressive higher education schools in the Balkans," Primakov said at a special ceremony at Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski Febru

Society | February 25, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 573

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Society | February 24, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 533

FORMER RUSSIAN PM IS IN BULGARIA TO PRESENT HIS NEW BOOK

Former Russian PM and Foreign Minister Evgenii Primakov arrived in Bulgaria on February 23. Upon his arrival at Sofia Airport, Primakov said that the fact that Bulgaria aims to join NATO will not be an obstacle for the good relations between Russia and Bu

Society | February 23, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447
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