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Bulgarian Icons Paris Exhibit Gets Invited to Monaco, Prague

The unique exhibition of Bulgarian icons still going on in Paris, France, has been invited for displays in Monaco and the Czech Republic.

Society » Culture | August 24, 2009, Monday // 14:32 | Viewed: 2626

Bulgaria Transport Minister Demands Train Information System

The Bulgarian Minister of Transport, IT and Communication, Alexander Tsvetkov, has called on Bulgaria's railway authorities to come up with a new information system to be used in crises.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 12:14 | Viewed: 1201

Bulgaria Police Call for Speed Cameras on Dangerous Road

The Primorsko Regional Police Department has stated that 4 cameras will be mounted on the section of road made infamous by Maxim Staviiski's crash in 2007.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2414

Deadly Bulgaria Car Accident Stops Sofia-Plovdiv Trains

Two people have died in a car accident near the train station in Belovo stopping the main Sofia-Plovdiv line, local police stated early Monday.

Society | August 24, 2009, Monday // 09:00 | Viewed: 3583

Bulgaria Singer Maria Ilieva Releases Single with US DJ

Bulgaria's pop singer, Maria Ilieva, and the US producer, DJ,and vocalist, Keith Thompson are going to release a duet single.

Society | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 18:38 | Viewed: 3908

Bulgaria's Former Deputy PM Alexander Bozhkov Dies at 58

Bulgaria's former Deputy Prime Minister and Industry Minister in 1997-1999, Alexander Bozhkov, died Sunday at the age of 58.

Society » Obituaries | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 17:53 | Viewed: 4659

Thousands Remember Bulgaria's 1903 Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising

Thousands of Bulgarians gathered Saturday night to mark the 106 Year since the Ilinden-Preobrazhenie Uprising against the Ottoman Turkish Empire.

Society | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 17:46 | Viewed: 3859

Mud Fight during Eco-Fest in Bulgaria Black Sea Town Pomorie

The annual eco-festival, "The Magic of the Pomorie Lake", is taking place over the weekend in the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Pomorie.

Society » Environment | August 23, 2009, Sunday // 16:00 | Viewed: 3813

Bulgarians Celebrate 132 Years since Shipka Battle of Liberation War

More than 1 000 Bulgarians climbed the Shipka Peak in the Balkan Mountain in order to celebrate the 132 Year since the heroic Shipka Pass Battle of the 1877-1878 Liberation War.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 19:23 | Viewed: 5132

Car Crashes into Gas Station Cafe in Bulgaria's Capital

A Mercedes crashed into a café at a gas station in the Lyulin Quarter of the Bulgarian Sofia Saturday afternoon.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 18:40 | Viewed: 3547

American University in Bulgaria Welcomes Most International Class

The American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) is welcoming its most international class ever for freshman orientation in the upcoming week.

Society » Education | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 18:20 | Viewed: 4727

Bulgarian Danube Ship Saves German Tourists from Burning Vessel

The sailors from the Bulgarian ship "Nayden Kirov" have saved over tourists from burning German vessel.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 17:19 | Viewed: 6384

Bulgarian Icons Exhibit Attracts Thousands of Visitors in Paris

Over 85 000 people have visited the "Treasures of the Bulgarian Icons" exhibition in the French capital Paris.

Society » Culture | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2410

8 Bulgarians Hurt in Chain Crash Caused by Cow Herd

Eight Bulgarians have been injured in a traffic accident with a cow herd near the Eastern city of Sliven.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1840

3 New Ticket Booths Opened in Sofia for Madonna Concert

Less than a week before the much expected concert of Madonna in Sofia the organizers have opened three new ticket booths at the very concert spot, the Vasil Levski Stadium.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 11:14 | Viewed: 2766

2 Brits, 1 Bulgarian Die in Car Accident near Bulgaria's Varna

Two British women have been killed in a car accident near Bulgaria's Black Sea resort of Balchik late Friday night.

Society | August 22, 2009, Saturday // 10:04 | Viewed: 4113

Bulgarian Archaeologists Discover Unique Medieval Byzantine Seal

Bulgarian archaeologist, Prof. Kazimir Popkonstantinov, has discovered a unique medieval seal at the site of the Knyazhevski (i.e. "Princely") Monastery near the Eastern city of Varna.

Society » Archaeology | August 21, 2009, Friday // 17:45 | Viewed: 6118

Junk Food Thrown out of Bulgaria Schools

All kinds of fried food, carbonated drinks, and sweets will be thrown out of the snack shops in all Bulgarian schools.

Society » Education | August 20, 2009, Thursday // 15:04 | Viewed: 4214

Second Light Earthquake Shakes South-West Bulgaria

A second light earthquake registering 2,7 on the Richter scale was felt in Bulgaria capital Sofia on Wednesday.

Society » Environment | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1534

72% of Bulgarians Find Renewed Hope in Midst of Crisis

The information is revealed through a poll conducted by the National Center for Study of Public Opinion (NZIOM) from August 1 to 10 among 1,000 people from all over the country.

Society | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 19:06 | Viewed: 1046

Bulgaria's Nessebar Old Town Keeps UNESCO Status

The old town of Nessebar is a unique cultural and natural heritage site and will not be deleted from the UNESCO World Heritage list, as was recently feared.

Society » Culture | August 19, 2009, Wednesday // 18:54 | Viewed: 2678
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