Society

MINISTER SUPPORTED "CULTURE 2000" PROGRAM EXTENSION IN BRUGGE

Program “Culture 2000” was the main topic at the meeting of the Council of Culture Ministers from the European Union and EU applicant states that took part in the Belgian town of Brugge on December 4.At the forum Bulgaria was represented by Culture Minist

Society | December 5, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 702

ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION PLAYED LIVE IN SOFIA

Asian Dub Foundation entranced its 3,000 fans gathered at Sofia's Hristo Botev hall on December 2 for the group’s live concert. This was the final concert in the framework of the Electronic Music Festival organized by the British Council in Sofia and Sofi

Society | December 4, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

CHRISTO’S EXHIBITION TO OPEN AT WASHINGTON NATIONAL ART GALLERY

An impressive exhibition dedicated to the Bulgarian artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude will be opened at the National Art Gallery in Washington at the beginning of 2002, BBC program “London start” announced. It will cover the artistic achievements

Society | December 3, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 780

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

December 1-7,2001 ARIES

Society | December 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

BULGARIAN AUTHOR RADICHKOV TO BE NOMINATED FOR LITERATURE NOBEL PRIZE

The Bulgarian author Yordan Radichkov will be nominated for Nobel Prize in literature, Boyan Biolchev, rector of the Sofia University “St, Kliment Ohridski” announced. Biolchev received an invitation by the Nobel Committee to send a nomination for Bulgar

Society | November 29, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

TOURISM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM TO BE INTRODUCED

By the end of the year, a PHARE-2001 program for Bulgarian tourism development will be introduced, Culture Minister Bozhidar Abrashev announced at a press conference. The aim of the program is to increase the variety of the tourism projects in the field o

Society | November 28, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

NYT: TWIN KINGDOMS – A CURIOUS SHOW FROM THE BALKANS

New York Times published a long review of the premiere of “Twin Kingdoms,” that was staged in New York at the City Center on November 24th. The newspaper writes that the event is a “curious show from Bulgaria that combined Balkan folk dances and elements

Society | November 27, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

BULGARIAN CARTOON APPLAUDED IN EUROPE AND US

"Pornoless," an animation film by Martin Georgiev attracted many viewers and received positive feedback in Europe and America. The three-minute production discusses the wild sexual fears of the main character and his efforts to suppress his persistent vis

Society | November 26, 2001, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 829

FINE WINES, MODELS APPLAUDED AT HILTON SOFIA

Businessmen, diplomats, media directors gathered at the Hilton Sofia to taste Bulgarian wines and watch Bulgarian fashion. White and red wines from all Bulgaria's regions won the applauses of businessmen and diplomats.

Society | November 25, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 623

GOLDEN MEDAL WON BY BULGARIAN INVENTOR IN BRUSSELS

Bulgarian inventions won 95 awards at the Brussels Eureka World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies. Bulgaria was presented for the first time at the exhibition.

Society | November 21, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2312

DERRIDA LECTURED ON DEATH PENALTY IN SOFIA

The philosoper Jacque Derrida arrived in Sofia to participate in the tree-day conference "Monstrous Discourse. Balkans and Europe: deconstruction of policy.

Society | November 17, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 832

ROBEVA TO PERFORM ON BROADWAY

The American premiere of Neshka Robeva's author's performance 'Twin Kingdoms' will be on Broadway on November 23. The show will be presented on three consecutive days in New York.

Society | November 16, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 765

SFUMATO THEATRE WITH PERFORMANCES IN PARIS

The Bulgarian Sfumato Theatre will stage guest performances in Paris at the Theatre de la Tempete, a twin of Theatre du Soleil of Ariane Mnouchkine, a noncommercial theatre space using innovatory language even in its classical works stagings. Afterwards t

Society | November 15, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

BULGARIAN DOCUMENTARY WON SILVER PRIZE IN TOKYO

The documentary "The Way of the Harmony," directed by Stephan Komadarev, won Silver Prize on the 45th Competition for Films and Videos on Japan – Tokyo 2001. Silver Prize was given to the film for special recognition.

Society | November 13, 2001, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 739

FOUR FROM THE BG ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION SAILED OFF

Four members of the tenth Bulgarian Antarctic expedition left for Livingston Island on November 9. Antarctic Institute Chairman Hristo Pimpirev, Yordan Yordanov, Andrei Kovachev and Dr Valentin Andreev sailed off on board of a Spanish naval ship.

Society | November 10, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 614

'DARIO G' TO PLAY IN SOFIA

The famous duo 'Dario G' will pay in Sofia on November 25. Paul Spenser who is English and Norwegian Ingfrid Straumsteul will be the special guests to the 'Visages Models 2001' contest to be held in Hall N 1 of the National Palace of Culture.

Society | November 7, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 728

BTR ROCK GROUP TO PLAY AT GRAND CHINA FESTIVAL

Art troupes and singers from 11 countries will attend the third international folk song and art festival that will be held in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, from November 10-21.

Society | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 674

JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME PERFORMED IN SOFIA DOWNTWON

For almost a week already a genuine action is unwinding downtown Sofia. Citizens cannot sleep at nights and the cars are not allowed to drive down the yellow cobbles in front of the National Academy of Fine Arts, where the American film production "Derail

Society | November 4, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1254

JAPANESE AND BULGARIAN ARTS MEET IN SOFIA

The National Foreign Art Gallery opened an exhibition of Contemporary Art Prints from Japan and Bulgaria. From November 5 to November 30, the halls of the gallery in Alexander Nevski Square will show the best of the graphic art from both countries.

Society | November 3, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

ZANUSSI TO BRING STARS TO BULGARIA

Krzysztof Zanussi will shoot a film in Bulgaria. The famous Polish director is make a large-scale TV serial titled "Save and Keep", as quoted by the Russian news agency RIA "Novosti".

Society | November 1, 2001, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 769

PLANET X OPENED SOFIA MUSIC ENTERPRISES FEST

The five musicians of Planet X, who used to play with groups like Kiss, Tribal Tech, G3 opened in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture the musical fest on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Sofia Music Enterprises. 10 concerts are to take place i

Society | October 26, 2001, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837
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