Society

Riviera Beach Hotel Got Two Prestigious Awards

Hotel Riviera Beach in the holiday club Riviera near the Black Sea town of Varna won two more prestigious awards this year. Riviera Beach was named "Hotel of the Year 2002" and was awarded for most efficient investment in tourism.

Society | December 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 420

Danone Employees Worked in Aid of Disabled Children

The employees of dairy producer Danone-Serdika dedicated 1,000 working hours to 153 mentally retarded children. The resources provided by the work of 300 people were donated on Wednesday to the youngsters in the special homes for mentally retarded in Bulg

Society | December 18, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 621

Get Some Christmas Cheer

There is a little bit over a week till Christmas! Christmas is coming and it's time to feel the Christmas spirit! A good way to do that is to decorate your home for the holiday. Following are several easy ways to decorate for Christmas.

Society | December 16, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 450

Hilton Sofia with Exciting Party Guide for Christmas and New Year

Hilton Sofia announced great opportunities in its party guide for Christmas and New Year. Throughout the Festive Season Hilton's Executive Chef Andre Tokev will present a spectacular display of gourmet delights and a splendid selection of homemade delicac

Society | December 15, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 690

Zucchero Plays Santa Claus in Bulgaria

Italian rock icon Zucchero arrived in Sofia with plans to throw a hard-hitting concert and to play Santa Claus for the first time in his life. The star was moved when 20 children from a Bulgarian orphanage sent him their Christmas wishes.

Society | December 14, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

Santa Lucia Crowned in Sofia

The Bulgarian Queen of Light was crowned by Interior Ministry Chief Secretary General Boyko Borissov on Friday night . Ambassador Ask announced earlier during the week that the winner in the Santa Lucia competition in Bulgaria is Elena Tihomirova from t

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 412

Brussels Awards Prestigious Prizes to Bulgarian Inventors

Seven Bulgarian inventors were awarded prizes from the World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies "Brussels Eureka." Bulgaria's Transport Minister Plamen Petrov handed a total of seven golden and three silver medals as well as special p

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 470

Video Premieres (rentals)

VANILLA SKY Director: Cameron Crowe

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Pets: Fevers

All types of warm-blooded animals are subject to fevers, that may be caused by a reaction to infection, environmental factors, physical and emotional activity or problems with the immune system. Fevers may also be the result of an unknown factor and findi

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 338

Health: The Right Weight Loss Program

**What works** Almost any of the commercial weight-loss programs can work, but only if they motivate you sufficiently to decrease the amount of calories you eat or increase the amount of calories you burn each day (or both).

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

Getting There: Pamporovo

Pamporovo is one of the most beautiful mountain resorts in Bulgaria built to accommodate guests from all over the world. It is situated in the heart of the Rhodopi mountains, the mountain of the mythical singer Orpheus, on 1650 m above the sea level at th

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 670

Fashion

Bulgarian Fashion Houses with Brave Ideas for Winter 2002/2003 Veliko Turnovo-based fashion house Enita, winner of the Fashion Academy Award Golden Needle, recommends the women's winter wardrobe to be filled with good mood, smiles and happiness.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 512

Slavi's Joke: Rescue

This is a story about the dinosaur at home, the sharp-tongued monster, the prototype of all foes of the domestic coziness and bliss. Incredible as it may sound, it is a classic story about a firefighter.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

Cinema Listings

(December 13th - December 19th) **BIAD**

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 359

Science: First Letters in New World Found in Mexico

Archaeologists have applauded recent excavations at an ancient settlement in south-eastern Mexico that have yielded an array of artefacts from the Olmec civilization. The researchers now say that a few of these artefacts display remnants of the first writ

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1273

Forks&Corks: Stewed Dried Fruit (Oshav)

The Oshav (stewed dried fruit) is a typical Bulgarian dish prepared for the Christmas Eve meal. It is a dish easy to prepare and strictly required by the feast diet.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1491

American Jewish Committee Launches Fellowship for Young Bulgarians

Thanks To Scandinavia, an institute of the American Jewish Committee, is launching an annual Fellowship For Bulgaria in recognition of the Bulgarian people in saving the Jewish community during World War II. This is the first time in its history that the

Society | December 12, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 360

Ethnic Diversity Promoters Found Human Rights Award in Bulgaria

Organizations that promote ethnic tolerance united to establish the new Ambassador of the Human Rights award in Bulgaria. They used the occasion of the 54th anniversary since the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration for Human Rights on Decembe

Society | December 11, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 473

Mini Nobel Prizes in Medicine, Physics Awarded in Bulgaria

The mini Nobel Prize winners for 2002 were announced by Swedish Ambassador to Bulgaria Sten Ask on the Nobel Day December 10. The jury, chaired by distinguished Bulgarian writer Yordan Radichkov, decided to give the unique for Bulgaria awards in medicine,

Society | December 10, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Archaeologists: Bulgaria is the Cradle of Europe's Civilisation

The Archaeological Museum in Bulgaria opened the biggest exposition of finds from the prehistoric period in South Eastern Europe. Latest discoveries have proved that Bulgaria's territory is the first home of human race on the Continent.

Society | December 10, 2002, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2167

Oxford Centre Plans Expansion on Bulgarian Market

Oxford Centre Bulgaria plans further expansion of its operations by opening new centers across the country and intensifying its programs for teachers, Petros Papasarantopoulos, Managing Director of Oxford Centre said at a news conference. Oxford Centre, e

Society | December 9, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900
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