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WORLD FAMOUS SINGER VALYA BALKANSKA MARKED HER 60TH ANNIVERSARY

Bulgarian famous singer Valya Balkanska celebreted her 60th anniversary. The glamorous career of the talented Balkanska, born in the Rhodopes mountains, began with the song “Izlel e Delyu Haidutin.

Society | January 14, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

PLOVDIV TO BOAST UNIQUE OUTDOOR MUSEUM

The Nebettepe hill in Plovdiv is to be transformed into outdoor archeological museum. The project will be the largest in scope ever done in connection with the culture and history of the ancient town.

Society | January 13, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 606

BULGARIAN NOMINATED CANADA’S HERO OF 2001

Ivan Christov was nominated Canada’s hero of the year 2001, Media Advisory Agency announced. The awarding ceremony took place in Toronto at the World’s Greatest Entertainment Center.

Society | January 8, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 487

BULGARIAN LITERARY CLASSICS SERIES TO BE PUBLISHED

A literary classics series, tracing 120 years of Bulgaria’s literary history from the beginning of the National Revival to present days, is to be brought out by the Zahari Stoyanov publishers by the end of 2003, the publisher’s director said. The series w

Society | January 3, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 878

MINISTER DEMANDS STRICT REGULATIONS FOR OPENING PRIVATE MUSEUMS

Private museums may be opened in Bulgaria in case the state stipulates strict regulations, Culture Minister, Bozhidar Abrashev said in the Black Sea resort of Albena. He expressed the opinion that the private museums can be reliable partners in protecting

Society | January 2, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 543

ORPHANS CELEBRATE UNFORGETTABLE CHRISTMAS AT HILTON SOFIA

Thirty children from orphanage “Nadezhda” (“Hope”) spent one day at Hilton Sofia on December 28. Initiators of the Christmas celebrations were Hilton Sofia, M3 Communications Group, Inc.

Society | January 1, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 667

FREE AND DEMOCRATIC BULGARIA FOUNDATION MARKED 10TH ANNIVERSARY

In December 2001, foundation Free and Democratic Bulgaria (FDBF) celebrated its 10th anniversary. One of the biggest achievements of the foundation is that it is the first Bulgarian NGO that addressed the plight of street children and homeless youths by e

Society | December 27, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 770

RISING STAR IMPRESSES FOREIGNERS IN BULGARIA

BY Monique Geiss Today, Lora’s name and face may not strike a chord immediately.

Society | December 23, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 966

FASHION SHOW FOR HOMELESS KIDS ORGANIZED IN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

A special fashion show featured at the National Academy of Arts on December 20. Professor Greddy Assa and his art students showed a collection of clothes designed especially for children without homes from the Faith, Hope& Love center for homeless childre

Society | December 20, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

SEVENTH GLOBE THEATRE TO BE CREATED IN BULGARIA

A Shakespeare Globe Centre is to be registered in several days as part of the International Shakespeare Globe Centres network. The network is headquartered in London and has branches in Germany, Canada, New Zealand, the United Sates and Japan.

Society | December 19, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 548

ORPHANS WATCH FOR FREE “TWIN KINGDOMS” IN BURGAS

160 children from the “Alexander Georgiev” school-orphanage watched for free the show “Twin Kingdoms” in Burgas as a Christmas gift from the organizers. The first rows in the hall were reserved for the children.

Society | December 18, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 696

HIP-HOP FANS CAMPAIGN AGAINST TERROR

Hundreds of young people participated in the hip-hop party against terror organized in Plovdiv by St. George Student Centre, the local authorities and the Agency for Youth and Sport.

Society | December 17, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 535

MYSTIC EXPRESSIONISM FLOWS FROM WORKS OF FAMOUS BG ARTIST

Anastas Konstantinov features an exhibition in the Sofia art gallery “Vitosha.” Mysticism, bold colors and lack of total statics impress the viewers of his works.

Society | December 16, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

BULGARIAN KIDS IN NYC CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH BULGARIAN SANTA

BY Martina Iovcheva In order to mark the coming Christmas holidays, BG EUforiya, Bulgarian Party Club in New York City organized for second year in a row a special party for the Bulgarian children living in New York City at the Mezzo-Mezzo Art caf? in As

Society | December 15, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

FEEL THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT IN SOFIA

BY Martina Iovcheva Ten days before Christmas, one can hardly feel the Christmas spirit in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | December 14, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 679

ANOTHER BULGARIAN GROUP LEAVES FOR ANTARCTICA IN JANUARY 2002

A third group from the Bulgarian national expedition to Antarctica will leave for the continent on January 14, the Director of the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, Associate Professor Hristo Pimpirev announced. Pimpirev and two other scientists, Senior Rese

Society | December 13, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 773

INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR IN SOFIA EXPECTED TO BE A SUCCESS

BY Monique Geiss The 23rd International Book Fair is currently being held at hall 3 of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society | December 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814

BULGARIAN SCIENTIST AWARDED THE HUMBOLDT PRIZE

Professor Ivan Gutsov who works in the filed of physics and chemistry of glass was awarded the international Humboldt prize. The famous scientist was given the prize for the new method on synthesis of quartz and diamond that he created.

Society | December 12, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 795

BULGARIAN LITERARY MAGAZINE "PLAMAK" PRESENTS DUTCH ISSUE

The Dutch Ambassador to Bulgaria, Baroness Henriette van Lynden, hosted the presentation of a "Dutch" issue of the esteemed Bulgarian literary magazine 'Plamak' on December 11. This edition of Plamak is dedicated to 15 contemporary Dutch novelists, like H

Society | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1248

INTERNATIONAL GENTLEMEN'S DINNER GATHERS FOR THE FIFTH TIME

The fifth International Gentlemen's Dinner takes place in the Preslav Restaurant of the Sheraton on December 11. This slightly seclusive company gathers about every two months.

Society | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 919

AL BANO PERFORMED WITH BULGARIAN SINGERS IN SOFIA

The famous Italian singer Al Bano sang in the National Palace of Culture together with the Bulgarian composer Stephan Diomov, the stars of "Tonica" family, Toni Dimitrova, Bogdana Karadocheva and Boris Godzhunov. The Italian arrived in Sofia on December 9

Society | December 11, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 675
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