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Bulgarian Christian Orthodox Celebrate Holy Cross Day

Monday, September 14 is Holy Cross Day, one of the most important and solemn religious holidays.

Society » Culture | September 14, 2009, Monday // 11:39 | Viewed: 3870

Child Dies in Tragic Bulgaria Bouncy Castle Incident

A 12-year-old child has died in Lebnitsa village, near Bulgaria's Sandanski while playing on a bouncy castle, Blagoevgrad police reported Monday.

Society | September 14, 2009, Monday // 10:51 | Viewed: 2648

Bulgaria Traffic Police Launch Child Protection Campaign

Bulgaria traffic police have started a campaign to "save the children" before the start of the new school year on September 15.

Society | September 14, 2009, Monday // 10:39 | Viewed: 1362

Thousands Take Part in 'Day of Hugs' UNICEF Campaign in Sofia

Thousands of kids and parents participated Sunday in the "Day of Hugs" organized by UNICEF Bulgaria.

Society | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 19:17 | Viewed: 2043

Sprite Graffiti Fest 2009 Brings Best Bulgarian Artists to Sofia

The annual Sprite Graffiti Fest 2009 took place Sunday in the Bulgarian capital Sofia bringing together the seventy best Bulgarian graffiti artists.

Society » Culture | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 18:45 | Viewed: 3783

Macedonia Tries to Recover Ohrid Tragedy Ship Tuesday

An attempt to recover the Ilinden ship, whose sinking led to the drowning of 15 Bulgarians in Ohrid, Macedonia, will be made on Tuesday, September 15.

Society | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 15:00 | Viewed: 10000

Harlem Gospel Choir with 4 Concerts in Bulgaria in November

One of the most popular gospel groups in America, Harlem Gospel Choir, is going to perform in four Bulgarian cities in November 2009.

Society » Culture | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3587

5 Perish in Hellish Car Crash in Southern Bulgaria

Five people have died shortly before midnight on Saturday in a car crash on the road between the southern Bulgarian cities Kardzhali and Asenovgrad.

Society | September 13, 2009, Sunday // 11:21 | Viewed: 6994

Killer Boat to Be Extracted from Macedonia Lake Next Week

The tourist boat Ilinden, which sunk on Lake Ohrid in Macedonia last Saturday leading to the death of 15 Bulgarian tourists, will be extracted from the Lake in the middle of next week.

Society | September 12, 2009, Saturday // 11:15 | Viewed: 1640

Bulgaria Muslims Worried as Metro Building Cracks Sofia Mosque

The Sofia Mosque, which is the only one in the Bulgarian capital, has received cracks in its walls and dome because of the subway construction.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 3805

Bulgaria Film among Top 3 Finalists for EP LUX Prize

The Bulgarian film "Eastern Plays" of director, Kamen Kalev, a co-production with Sweden, is among the top three selected to compete for the EP LUX Prize.

Society » Culture | September 11, 2009, Friday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1858

US PR Analyst: 'Superhero' Image Can Be Dangerous for Politicians

Leading US public relations analyst, Paul Holmes, believes that having a "superhero" image could be detrimental to a politician.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 16:22 | Viewed: 1485

Bulgaria Central Bank Issues New Commemorative Coin

The Bulgarian Central Bank (BNB) will issue on September 14 a new commemorative coin, the Bank's Chief Cashier, Stefan Tsvetkov informed.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1743

Sofia Crash Display Aims at Stopping Bulgaria Road Rage

A "Wall of Protest" made by wrecked cars is being erected in downtown Sofia and will be inaugurated on September 15, the official start of the school year in Bulgaria.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 15:51 | Viewed: 1917

Bulgaria Investigators Return from Ohrid

The work group sent to Ohrid by Bulgaria's Transport Minister, Aleksandar Tsvetkov, returned late Thursday to Bulgaria.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 13:55 | Viewed: 1339

Bulgarians to Enjoy 4 Days Off for Independence Day

Monday, September 21, is going to be an official day off in Bulgaria, the Council of Ministers decided Friday.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 12:33 | Viewed: 1119

Bulgarian Victim in Turkey Floods Identified

The Bulgarian national, who was killed in the flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwestern Turkey, has been identified as Farih Halil.

Society | September 11, 2009, Friday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1796

1 of 4 Bulgarian Children Experiences Traumatic Event

One of every four Bulgarian children under 16 goes through a traumatic situation, Hristo Monov from the State Agency for Children Protection Announced.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 17:45 | Viewed: 1405

Bulgaria Nominates Movie Hit for Best Foreign Film Oscars

The movie "The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner," directed by Stefan Komandarev, is the Bulgarian nomination for the Oscars.

Society » Culture | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 16:20 | Viewed: 3000

Bulgarian Judge to Be Punished over Having Disco Inside Court

Bulgaria's Supreme Judicial Council has started a disciplinary procedure against the Deputy Chair of the Sofia District Court, Nikolay Madzharov.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 2938

Bulgaria Carriers Cancel Trips to Turkey over Floods

Due to difficult traffic conditions over the flash floods in Turkey numerous buses and trains have been canceled Thursday.

Society | September 10, 2009, Thursday // 13:41 | Viewed: 2593
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