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Sofia Ready to Welcome Famous Kiss Band

The legendary group KISS is finally in Bulgaria and will perform tonight for the delight of a big crowd of several generations of Bulgarian fans. The concert will take place at the Sofia stadium "Academic" and is part of the band's world tour - the first

Society | May 16, 2008, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 25908

Bulgaria President Attends National Church Convention

President Georgi Parvanov attended the opening of the sixth national convention of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church in the Rila monastery on Wednesday. Parvanov gave a speech stating his belief that the gathering will play a major role in strengthening the

Society | May 15, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1540

Unique Ancient Roman Plate Unearthed in Bulgaria's Hissar

A unique Roman ritual plate from the middle of the 3rd century A.D.

Society | May 15, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4952

Bulgaria with Subtropical Climate in Fifty Years

Bulgaria's climate will become subtropical by 2050-2080 as the average temperatures will increase with 2-5 degrees Celsius in the coming decades.

Society | May 15, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2243

Comatose Victim of Crash with Staviski Transported to Israel

18-year-old Manuela Gorsova, who was left comatose after a fatal car crash caused by world ice-dancing champion Maxim Staviski in August 2007, has been transported to a clinic for rehabilitation in Israel. Gorsova will be treated in the specialized Shiba

Society | May 15, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2311

One Killed on Bulgarian Roads Overnight

One man died as 22 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 24 people were injured in the hits, as three of them are in critical condition.

Society | May 15, 2008, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1035

Sofia Zoo Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Sofia zoo celebrated Wednesday its 120th anniversary with a special program and free access for its visitors. Clowns, jugglers and some of Bulgaria's most popular music stars, such as Rositsa Kirilova and Milena Slavova, as well as Guard Brass Band amuse

Society | May 14, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1488

Plane Crashes in Bulgarian Village, Pilot Dies

A plane of Bulgaria's Agriculture Aviation went down in the village of Topole on Wednesday, killing the pilot Yordan Yordanov. The machine crashed in the immediate proximity of several end houses during a regular flight for scattering pesticides on the l

Society | May 14, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2833

Gendarmerie Guards Nessebar and Sunny Beach against Illegal Construction

Units of Bulgaria's gendarmerie are going to patrol in the Black Sea resorts of Nessebar and Sunny Beach against illegal construction works and forbidden equipment, representatives of Nessebar Municipality announced at a press conference on Wednesday. Th

Society | May 14, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 36420

Bulgaria Launches First University TV Channel

Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski" launched Wednesday the first university TV channel called Alma Mater on the eve of its 120th anniversary. After the successful 15-year-long development of its radio station, the university decided to start a TV chan

Society | May 14, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1133

Three Youngsters in Coma after Hellish Crash in Bulgaria

A total of three boys, aged between 18 and 20, are in coma after the car they were riding in hit against a slope near Bulgaria's town of Razlog late on Tuesday. Their lives are still in danger, doctors said.

Society | May 14, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1382

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Two Lives Overnight

Two passengers died as 17 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 18 people were injured in the hits, as two of them are in critical condition.

Society | May 14, 2008, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1005

Foreign Motormen Donate EUR 10 000 to Sofia Orphanage

A group of motormen from European countries donated Tuesday EUR 10 000 to the "Petko Slaveykov" Orphanage in the Bulgarian capital Sofia.

Society | May 13, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2167

Heating and Bags Caused Fire in Sofia-Kardam Train - Report

The fire in the Sofia-Kardam train, which left nine Bulgarians dead in February, was caused by a "considerable increase in the temperature of the heating radiators and passenger bags impeding the heat circulation".

Society | May 13, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1455

"American Night" at Sofia National Palace of Culture

An "American Night" in Sofia will mark the 110 anniversary of George Gershwin's birthday. The commemoration is scheduled for May 17 at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Society | May 13, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

Bulgaria Road Carnage Claims Another Life Overnight

One passenger died as 15 heavy car crashes were reported overnight across Bulgaria, according to the data of the country's Interior Ministry. Other 15 people were injured in the hits, as one of them is in critical condition.

Society | May 13, 2008, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 867

Exhibit on Bulgaria Hero and Poet Hristo Botev Opens in National Library

An exhibition dedicated to the life of the Bulgarian revolutionary hero and world-renown poet Hristo Botev (1848-1876) was opened Monday in the National Library in Sofia by the Parliament Speaker Georgi Pirinski.

Society | May 12, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1566

New Trees to Be Planted in Varna's "Sevastopol" Garden

New trees could be planted in the "Sevastopol" garden in Varna. This is what Borislav Gutsanov, Chair of Varna's Municipal Council intends to propose at the next municipal meeting.

Society | May 12, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1235

Wooden Shops Burn down in Fire in Bulgaria's Golden Sands Resort

Wooden shops with a total area of 400 square meters burnt to ashes in a fire that broke near the beach in Bulgaria's Golden Sands resort on Monday. The flames caused some damages to a nearby restaurant, authorities reported.

Society | May 12, 2008, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1803

Roma Squatters Leave Sofia Ghetto Designated for Demolition

The last groups of Roma people used to living in the illegally constructed shantytown in the Mladost 4 Quarter of Sofia have moved out from the site voluntarily, authorities said. Thus, they have obeyed the order of the District Mayor Petko Dyulgerov for

Society | May 11, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2745

2600 Go for History Entrance Exam at Sofia University

About 2600 went Sunday to the entrance exam in history at the renowned St. Kliment Ohridski University in Sofia.

Society | May 11, 2008, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2013
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