National Television
National Radio


Bulgarian National Television (BNT)

Liliana Popova, Director General tel.: (+359 2) 44 63 22
fax:(+359 2) 9461613
Radomir Tcholakov, Executive Diretor el.: (+359 2) 943 42 48
fax: (+359 2) 44 62 39
e-mail:rado@bnt_bg
Svetla Petrova, Programme Director tel.: (+359 2) 43 5215
fax: (+359 2) 9461217
e-mail:teddy@bnt.bg
Toma Ivanov, Director of Finance tel.: (+35,9 2) 74 61 44
fax: (+359 2) 74 41 11
Valentin Stoyanov, Director of International Relations tel.: (+359 2) 963 39 60
fax: (+359 2) 94610 34/963 40 45
Ivan Hristov, Director of Technical Departmert tel.:(+359 2) 65 30 56
fax:(+359 2) 94613 53
e-mail:lvan Christov@hotmail_com
Svetla Varbanova, International Relations
Coordinator for the CEE Group
tel.: (+359 2) 963 30 95 or 9855 2661
fax: (+359 2) 963 40 45
e-mail: svetla varbanova@bnt.bg

 

General Data:
total population 8.230 mln. (1.01.1989)
number of housholds 2.964 mln. (1.01.1992)
GDP in mln. in leva 21. 577 bill. BGN (1998)
GDP per capita in leva 2. 613.247 BGN (1998)
Value of leva in Euro 1.956 lv for 1 EUR (Nov. 1999)
Value of leva in $ US 1.903 Iv for $ 1 USD(Nov. 1999)
Total number of TV households 1.462 mln.
Licence fee/year we will start collecting it year 2000

BNT - information about the Organization - BNT Web-site - http://www.bnt.bg

TV landscape

number and names of domestic channels - their nature (private or public)
public: Channel 1; Efir 2; Satellite Bulgaria
commercial: Diema +; Kanal 3; Eurocom; 7 Days; Top TV 2; Nova TV; MSAT; BK11

audience shares on main channels
Channel 1 - 58.82%; Efir 2- 8.70%; Nova TV - 6.89%; Euročom - 4.09%; TOP TV -2.80%

top 10 domestic programmes of our organization
On Channel 1: Main news butletin - 51.36
Panorama (current affairs programme) - 38.39
Week - 36.22%
Monday at 8.30 - 33.62
NLO(UFO) - 32.14
Kanaleto - 28.66
Otkrito - 24.44
Kragove (Circles) -14.59
Izbora (The Choice) -13.41
Dobro Utro (Good Morning) -13.07

Bulgarian National Radio (BGBNR)
Sofia 1040; 4 Dragan Tzankov Blvd

Mr Alexander Velev, Director General Tel: + 359 2 963 43 86
Fax: + 359 2 65 72 98
e-mail: gendirector@bnr.acad.bg
Mr Danail Danov, Secretary General Tel: + 359 2 65 29 35
Fax: + 359 2 66 56 81
e-mail: danov@nationalradio.bg
Mr Zdravko Zaprianov, Economic Director Tel: + 359 2 66 23 18
Fax: + 359 2 66 56 81
Mr Dimitar Dimitrov, Director of Channel
"Horizont" /News, Current affairs & Music
Tel: + 359 2 981 65 65
Fax: + 359 2 65 72 30
e-mail: boss_horizont@nationalradio.bg
Director of Channel "Hristo Botev" vacant
Mrs Raina Konstantinova, Director of Radio
Bulgaria /International roadcasting/
Tel: + 359 2 66 20 30
Fax: + 359 2 65 05 60
e-mail: konstantinova@nationalradio.bg
Mr Georgi Trenev, Technical Director Tel: + 359 2 980 81 09
Fax: + 359 2 963 10 03
e-mail: trenev@nationalradio.bg
Mrs Albena Milanova, Head of International
Relations

Coordinator for the CEE Group
Tel: + 359 2 985 24 554
Fax: + 359 2 963 44 64
e-mail: milanova@nationalradio.bg

 

General Data:
total population 8.230 mln. (1.01.1989)
number of housholds 2.964 mln. (1.01.1992)
GDP in mln. in leva 21. 577 bill. BGN (1998)
GDP per capita in leva 2. 613.247 BGN (1998)
Value of leva in Euro 1.956 lv for 1 EUR (Nov. 1999)
Value of leva in $ US 1.903 Iv for $ 1 USD(Nov. 1999)
Total number of TV households 1.462 mln.
Licence fee/year we will start collecting it year 2000

BGBNR web-site: www. nationalradio.bg

The Bulgarian National Radio has 65-years old history. BNR is an autonomous information and cultural institution.

The Bulgarian National Radio reflects the variety of political, economic, scientific and artistic aspects of Bulgarian society. Objectivity, impartiality and all round information true to fact are the guiding principles of the programme policy. Along its long history the Bulgarian National Radio has been a recognized national communicator and a patron and producer of arts.

HORIZONT is a round-the-clock national channel for music and information.

HRISTO BOTEV is a round-the-clock national channel devoted to arts, education, public affairs discussions, serious music, folk.

RADIO BULGARIA WORLD SERVICE broadcasts programmes in 10 languages for listeners around the world.

5 REGIONAL RADIO STATIONS are based in the cities of Varna, Plovdiv, Shumen, Stara Zagora and Blagoevgrad.

The programmes of BNR are broadcast on FM, AM, long and short waves.

Under BNR operate several prominent music ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Big Band, Folk Music Orchestra, Mixed Choir, Children's Choir.

The Bulgarian National Radio has a large correspondent network in the country /28 bureaux across Bulgaria/ and anchors in Bonn, Moskow, Skopje and Belgrade.