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Bansko Reels in Jazz Music Fest

The mountainous pearl of Bansko, nestled in Pirin, makes the best of summertime by attracting jazz fans from all over the world in August. The opening of 8th International Bansko Jazz Festival earlier in August brought in musicians from the Netherlands,

Society | August 14, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 956

Thracian Tomb Taken to Pieces, Removed to Save from Forays

A unique removal of a 2,600-year Thracian tomb was carried out in the town of Borovo, near the city of Russe. Archeologists decided on the transfer to the center of Borovo to save the ancient tomb from forays.

Society | August 13, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1744

Bulgarian Women, Food Please Morgan Freeman

Bulgaria's many beautiful women are what impressed me the most, acting ace Morgan Freeman said in Sofia Friday. The celebrity, who is now shooting "The Contract" in Sofia, held his first official meeting with the press since arriving last month.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2335

Bulgarian Plans to Turn the Red Planet Green

Bulgarian Margarita Marinova, a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology and co-author of a NASA study, is planning to turn the Red Planet into a green one, one that could support life.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Science: NASA postponed Mars Mission

NASA has put off the launch of a probe to Mars. Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was due to take off Thursday, after a previous delay.

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 273

Forks and Corks: Potato Pouches

Ingredients: 4 large red potatoes

Society | August 12, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 383

Erotic Fest Entertains Varna

Bulgaria's main seaside city has entered a second day of sexy entertainment. The city is hosting the Eros Show, the first of its kind to be held in the country.

Society | August 11, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8122

Hunting Season Opens up Saturday

Bulgaria will open up the official hunting season on Saturday, August 13, the chief o the National Hunting and Fishery Association Hristo Mihaylov told Bulgarain News Agency. More than 100 hunters and fishermen will be allowed to go for their game - dove

Society | August 11, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Displayed in Sofia Gallery

The National Gallery for Foreign Art presented Wednesday part of the donations made by Ivan Drenikov, a prominent Bulgarian researcher living abroad.

Society | August 10, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2024

Rap Star Shamara Arrested

Bulgaria's most popular rap artist Misho Shamara has been arrested because he played music too loud. The performer was handcuffed because unlawful decibels were measured at his Varna nightclub.

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1887

Ancient Labrys Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archeologists accidentally unearthed a bronze labrys, a double headed ritual axe, symbol of the King's authority in the history of the Thracian tribes. The labrys was found during rescue opearions at the Ada Tepe hill, near Krumovgrad.

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6735

Jazz Fiesta Kicks off in Bulgaria's Bansko

The Eight International Jazz Fest Bansko 2005 kicked off Monday evening in Bulgaria's top winter resorts. Artists from Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Serbia and Montenegro are joining Bulgarian colleagues in t

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Bulgaria's Bansko Resort Jazzed Up

Performers from all over Europe are coming together Monday in Bansko, Bulgaria's top winter resort. The place opens the eight edition of the International Jazz Festival.

Society | August 8, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 665

Bulgaria Sees Koprivshtitsa Folklore Fest End

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Nina Chilova put the end of the 9th National Festival of Bulgarian Folklore in Koprivshtitsa on Sunday. Minister Chilova expressed her respect to the talent of all 17,000 participants.

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgarian Astronomers Join Thracian Tombs Excavations

Bulgarian astronomers have joined the archaeological team TEMP excavating the Valley of Thracian Kings near Bulgaria's city Kazanlak. The astronomers are set to make a spatial photo of the 15 found graves found at the valley so far.

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3918

Buena Vista Legend Ibrahim Ferrer Dies Aged 78

Ibrahim Ferrer, the mild-mannered singer of the Buena Vista Social Club group that took him from shining shoes to world fame late in life, has died in Havana at the age of 78. The Grammy winner known for his trademark cap and grey moustache died of multi

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Orthodox Bulgarians Commemorate Transfiguration

Orthodox Bulgarians celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ on August 6, commemorating his transfiguration on Mount Tabor, when he appeared before the Apostles Peter, James, and John. August 6 goes halfway through the fasting period pr

Society | August 6, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Science: Discovery Spots Damaged Earth

The Earth's environment destruction is highly visible from the Discovery space shuttle, the crew have said. "Sometimes you can see how there is erosion, and you can see how there is deforestation," Discovery Commander Eileen Collins said during a convers

Society | August 5, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Fashion: Being a Bronze Goddess

If holiday is over, then you sun-kissed body and face need a touch of cosmetics to turn you into an exotic diva. Find yourself a shimmering body lotion that will make your tanned skin look smoother and healthier.

Society | August 5, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

Forks and Corks: Apricot Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup chopped dried apricots

Society | August 5, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

Mike Tyson Set for Porn Debut

Retired boxing hero Mike Tyson is about to get naughty again, but this time outside the fighting arena. The 39-year-old has been invited to a porn film with X-rated prima donna Jena Jameson.

Society | August 4, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 39104
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