Society

SUNDAY BRUNCH AT HILTON BECAME THE DOWNTOWN EVENT

Sunday brunches at newly built Hilton became the event in the city during the past couple of months in Sofia. The price, affordable for the business representatives – some 36 DEM and children bellow 110 cm complimentary moved the business class from the r

Society | September 2, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 891

BURGAS THEATER WITH PREMIERE AT APOLONIA

Appolonia festival was opened in Sozopol. The Black Sea town has hosted this unique cultural event for 17 years.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1270

LOTTERY HYSTERICS DUE TO A MILLION DRAWING

The 70th drawing of the `6 from 49` lottery will be over BGN 1M, the Bulgarian Sports Totalizer /BST/ reported. The big jackpot to be drawned on September 2 caused a real hysteria in the country.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

48 PEACE CORPS AMERICANS TRAINED IN PANAGYURISHTE

48 volunteers from the Peace Corps were trained in Panagyurishte, a town to the South of Central Sredna Gora mountain. They had a ten-week training period in Panagyurishte where they studied Bulgarian and Bulgarian culture 5 to 8 hours per day.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

ARD TV SHOOTS MOVIE ON BULGARIA

The biggest TV channel in Germany ARD comes to Bulgaria to shoot a documentary film on Bulgaria after September 15. Prime Minister Saxe-Coburg, Parliament Chairman Ognyan Gerdzhikov, Ahmed Dogan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms and some of

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 983

FOLKLORE FEST IN ROJEN ON SEPTEMBER 8 AND 9

`Bel Epoque`, producing company, organizes a folklore fest in Rojen on September 8 and 9. Over 100 authentic folklore groups from all over the country will take part.

Society | September 1, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 874

300 TWINS AT A NATIONAL GATHERING THIS WEEKEND

The 10th national meeting of the twins will be held on Sunday at the Zlatni Piasatzi resort, Standart Daily wrote. 100 twin-pairs, 5 triads and 2 quadruplets will gather there.

Society | August 29, 2001, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 926

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

August 27 - September 2, 2001 ARIES

Society | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1171

ARCHEOLOGISTS DISCOVER UNIQUE FORTRESS

Archeologists discovered a unique fortress from the First Bulgarian Kingdom after two year research. The unknown fortifying and living structure is near the village Ruino, near Dulovo in the Silistra region, in northeastern Bulgaria.

Society | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1023

BULGARIAN TASTE AT THE MONTREAL FESTIVAL

The Bulgarian films `Dogs` Boarding House` by Stephan Komandarev and `Visited by God` by Petar Popzlatev take place in the World Film Festival in Montreal that started on August 23 and will finish on September 3. The two films are included in the program

Society | August 26, 2001, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1077

INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL IN SOFIA

Folklore groups from Turkey, Ukraine, Greece, Georgia, India and 7 groups from Sofia and Godech will participate in the 5th Sofia International Folklore Festival. The Festival opened on Saturday evening in front of the National Theater.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1224

NATIONAL THEATRE APPLAUDED ABROAD

`Magic Light` theatricals by Alexander Morfov, renowned playwright and manager of the Bulgarian National Theater were applauded at festivals in Belgrade and Cividale. `Magic light` is after texts by Shakespeare, Mrozek and Beckett.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1191

VLACH SONG AND DANCE FESTIVAL IN VIDIN

The association of Aromanians in Bulgaria organized the 4th International Vlach Song and Dance Festival in Vidin. The two-day event featured over 500 ethnic Vlachs from Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1559

NEW GALLERY OPENS WITH AN AMERICAN EXPOSITION

A new gallery will open on August 28 with an exposition of the American artist Mark Zinemann. The name of the gallery is `Viking.

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1286

CANADIAN DONATES PICTURES

The Canadian artist with Bulgarian origin Michael Claus donated drawings and oil paintings to the`Vladimir Dimitrov – The Master` gallery in Kyustendil /a town to the South-West of Sofia/. Claus is a freelance designer with over fifty expositions around t

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1610

SUBSIDIES FOR A THRACIAN RELIGIOUS CENTER STOPPED

The Hissar municipality in Southern Bulgaria stopped the subsidies for the protection of the most impressive temple discovered so far and dating back to the age of the Thracians in Starosel. The subsidies allocated under the Beautiful Bulgaria project wer

Society | August 25, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1472

SUPERMAN ARRIVES IN BULGARIA TO SHOOT ONCE AGAIN

Dean Cain arrives for a second time in Bulgaria today. The actor who gained popularity with his part in `Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman` arrives for the shooting of `The Dragon`.

Society | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1461

LJUBISA SAMARZIC GUEST OF VARNA FILM FESTIVAL

Famous Serbian actor Ljubisa Samarzic will be the special guest to the `Love is Madness` film festival this year. `He is to promote his new picture `Natasha` on September 4 and will probably stay till the end of the festival`, Alexander Grozev, president

Society | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1556

DARIO FO TO STAGE AN OPERA IN PLOVDIV

Nobel laureate for literature Dario Fo is to arrive in Plovdiv on October 12. The famous playwright is arriving to promote before the Bulgarian public the co-production of `The Barber of Seville` directed by him.

Society | August 18, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1633

CHANCELLOR SCHUSSEL TO PRAISE BULGARIAN ARTIST

Famous Bulgarian artist Stoimen Stoilov displayed his consecutive exposition in one of the most interesting buildings in the Austrian capital which is cultural center of Bulgaria - the Witgenstein Home. From June 29 to July 31 the connoisseurs of the fine

Society | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1767

SURPRISES EXPECTED DURING `TOP MODEL BULGARIA`

For the first time this year the `Top Model Bulgaria 2001` beuty contest will be held in Bulgaria. It`s a part of the well-known international contest `World Top Model`, which is held for the seventh year in a row by the world beauty organization.

Society | August 11, 2001, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1939
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