Society

Reminiscence of History in Former President's Interviews

Bulgaria's former President Dr Zhelyu Zhelev has collected and published his interviews in a printed edition issued by the same-name foundation.

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 651

Ancient Treasures to Land on Sofia Exhibition

An exhibition of archeological finds from pre-historic, ancient and medieaval times will open doors Tuesday in Sofia's Bulgarian Academy of Sciencies (BAS).

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1285

US, Norwegian Share Nobel Economics Prize

Finn Kydland from Norway and Edward Prescott from the United States shared the 2004 Nobel Economics Prize. They were awarded for establishing the foundation of an extensive research program on the credulity and political feasibility of economic policy.

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

Sofia Awaits Legendary Sylvie Vartan

Legendary Bulgaria-born singer Sylvie Vartan might include Sofia in its European tour, media reported. The most probable date for the Bulgarian concert is October 28, Bulgarian 24 Hours daily reported.

Society | October 11, 2004, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 984

MP Buys Unique Seychelles Coins for Charity

A Bulgarian parliament member acquired a special collection of coins from the Seychelles that was submitted by the Honorary Consul to Bulgaria Maxim Behar. Borislav Velikov bade for the coins at a fundraising auction dedicated to the fight against breast

Society | October 10, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1160

Fundraising Sofia Gala Fights Cancer

Cathy Pardew, the wife of the US ambassador to Bulgaria, hosted a gala dinner in Sofia to boost the fight against breast cancer. The glitzy event was part of Bulgaria's national campaign to fight the disease.

Society | October 10, 2004, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1384

Bulgaria Enchants "Bold and Beautiful" Celebrities

Kimberlin Brown and Daniel McVicar, portraying two of the most popular characters in soap opera The Bold and The Beautiful, met their Bulgarian fans Saturday. The US celebrities are in Bulgaria to attend the international TV festival Zlatnata Rakla, and

Society | October 9, 2004, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3568

Inscriptions Reveal Belonging of Thracian Treasure

Inscriptions read out on two silver vessels from the Thracian treasure revealed in the Golyamata Kosmatka mound has confirmed the supposed dating of the tomb to the times of ruling of King Seutus III. The archeological team headed by Dr Georgi Kitov has

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3309

African Woman Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The 2004 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to 64-year-old Kenyan Wangari Maathai, an African native environmentalist and human rights campaigner. While awarding the Prize, the Nobel Foundation said on Friday it was is in recognition of 'her contribution

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1944

Sofia Awaits 2nd Harry Potter Party

The second Bulgarian Harry Potter fans meeting will take place November 27 in Sofia Land amusement park. Special contests for best Harry Potter costume, best drawing, a PlayStation Quidditch tournament and many other interesting events.

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2780

Four Youths Impress Bulgarian Opera Diva

Two Bulgarian and two foreign youths impressed Bulgarian opera prima Raina Kabaivanska with their talent. Plamen Kumpikov, Antonia Radneva, Veronika Simeoni from Italy and Eliana Bayon from Argentina were granted a Kabaivanska scholarship.

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1435

Science: Japan Launches Electronic Interpreter

A Japanese electronics firm has developed a handheld translating device. It converts spoken Japanese to English and vice versa, enabling a user to chat freely without having to learn foreign words.

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 448

Beauty: Shaving Tips for the Gents

Regularly changing the blades is essential to avoid shaving problems. The blades need to be replaced after every 3-4 shaves, and should not be shared with anyone else.

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

Forks and Corks: Cheesy Spinach Lasagna

Ingredients: 1 package lasagna noodles, 2 packages cream cheese, 2 eggs, 2 cups shredded provolone cheese , 1/2 cup creamed cottage cheese , 6 slices bacon , 1 dash garlic powder , 2 packages frozen chopped spinach Directions: Preheat oven to 175 degree

Society | October 8, 2004, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 550

Bulgaria's Indiana Jones Gets State Award

Bulgaria's Foreign Minister Solomon Passy awarded prominent archeologist Dr. Georgi Kitov with the Gold Honorary Badge of Foreign Ministry.

Society | October 7, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1724

Sofia Sees Rare Screening of Bergman Swan Song

Ingmar Bergman's final film, "Saraband," is a must-see at Sofia major festival, dedicated to the life and work of the great Swedish director. Sofia is among the first cities to screen the film after it featured among the offerings of the prestigious 42nd

Society | October 7, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 942

Another Gold Antique Findings Brought to Daylight

A day after the expedition of Georgi Kitov brought an invaluable set of gold findings from a huge Thracian tomb, archaeologists from the National History Museum broke the news of having discovered another gold treasure. However, the director of the museu

Society | October 7, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1636

Health: Safe Air Travel

Even healthy people need some basic tips on making an air travel safer and more comfortable: Drink non-alcoholic, decaffeinated beverages and water to avoid becoming dehydrated.

Society | October 7, 2004, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 553

Sensational Thracian Tomb Dated to Seutus III Dynasty

The Thracian tomb revealed a couple of days ago in the outskirts of Shipka Peak is probably dating from the times of dynasty founded by Seutus III. According to the head of TEMP 2004 expedition Georgi Kitov, the gold-treasure-hiding mound was built for a

Society | October 6, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3338

Ferrer Sets Bulgarian Souls Ablaze

A live gig by Buena Vista Social Club featuring legend Ibrahim Ferrer fired up the audience in Sofia on Tuesday evening. This was the first time the Cubans played in Bulgaria, and local fans rose to their feet to acclaim 77-year-old Ferrer and the rest o

Society | October 6, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 732

Benassi Bros Play in Bulgarian Schoolyard

Benassi Bros will come to Bulgaria for a major gig on November 1. The Italian project will be presented in Bulgaria by their charming vocals Dhany and Sandy.

Society | October 6, 2004, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2323
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