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Bulgaria Shows Woman's Skeleton of 8 000 Years

A Bulgarian museum will reportedly show a women's skeleton, about 8 000 years old. The well-preserved bones will be on display at the History Museum of Vratsa, northern Bulgaria.

Society | December 21, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

Bulgaria Picks Eurovision Runner in March

Bulgaria has opened its campaign to find a representative for the next Eurovision song contest. The final choice will be made in March 2006, it was announced on Wednesday.

Society | December 21, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 700

Magic on Ice Enchants Sofia

Bulgaria's best skating duo Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski enchanted their admirers in a magical ice skating show in Sofia. The ice show "vivatel - Christmas Fairytale" gathered lovers of the exquisite sport in the Winter Palace for a couple of hours

Society | December 21, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 993

Connoisseurs Gather to Taste Unique Bulgarian Wine

Bulgarian wine producer Domaine Boyar gathered connoisseurs for a tasting of its new unique Cluster wine in Sofia on Tuesday.

Society | December 20, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1103

St. Ignatius Day Opens Christmas Festivities

Christians in Bulgaria mark Tuesday Ignazhden, the day of St. Ignatius, which inaugurates all the Christmas and New Year festivities.

Society | December 20, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 792

Whiny Abandoned Husband Grabs Big Brother-2 Cash

Bulgaria's audience decided that a whiny man whose wife abandoned him on national TV was most worthy of the EUR 100,000 (BGN 200,000) prize from the second season of Big Brother in Bulgaria.

Society | December 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1342

Santa Gets Bulgarian Letters

About 1 000 letters from Bulgarian kids will be delivered to Santa Claus this week. The pieces left for Lapland on Monday and will be shipped by the UPS delivery company.

Society | December 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Time Names Bono, Gates Family Persons of the Year

World's richest man Bill Gates and his wife Melinda along with rockstar Bono were named Persons of the Year by Time magazine for their charitable work and activism aimed at improving the state of global health and reduction of global poverty. The magazin

Society | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgarian Top Ice Dancers in Christmas Skating Fairytale

Bulgaria's best skating duo Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski will bring joy for the admirers of their mastership at a special ice skating show that will take place in Sofia. The ice show "vivatel - Christmas Fairytale" will take place Tuesday at the Win

Society | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1289

Sofia Hosts Christmas Bazaar of Minerals, Gems

The traditional exhibition bazaar for minerals and gems was opened in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Bulgarian Starlet with 2nd MTV Breakthrough

Dance artists Svetla Ivanova will be the first Bulgarian artist with two tracks aired by the music giant MTV Europe. The newest track of Bulgarian "This thing next to me" made together with Hypnotic Rage will be presented Sunday evening.

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgarian Football Team Captain Joins Christmas Charity Event

The captain of the Bulgarian national football squad Stilian Petrov donated BGN 15,000 to an orphanage for sick children. His donation is within the Presidential charity campaign "Bulgaria's Christmas".

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

295,000 Copies of Harry Potter Book Sold in Bulgarian

A total of 295,000 copies of all the six Harry Potter novels have been sold in Bulgaria so far. The news was broken by the publishers of the book Egmont Bulgaria at a special premiere of the book organized within the 25th edition of the International Boo

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3204

House Legend Kevin Yost in Bulgaria

The emblematic DJ and jazz musician Kevin Yost came to Bulgaria to delight his fans in the Balkan country. The American idol threw a major performance for his Sofia fans Friday night and on Saturday he thrilled Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna.

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

M3 Communications College Throws First Christmas Party in Style

M3 Communications College ( http://www.m3college.

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

NY Superstar DJ with First European Premiere in Sofia

Victor Calderone, New York's superstar DJ, considered to be among the aristocrats in the industry, offered to his Bulgarian fans his new album Friday night. The NY "house-machine", who is about to drop his latest album "Evolve" just before the summer of

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 916

Christmas Inspires Wooden Art

The Noah ark in a relief by Robert Tsanev was just a piece of many exhibits put on display at the crypt of Alexander Nevski Cathedral.

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 762

Health: Vitamin D Keeps Lungs Healthy

A study from the University of Auckland has shown that Vitamin D may play a role in keeping lungs healthy.

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 730

Science: Wikipedia Survives Research Test

The free online resource Wikipedia is about as accurate on science as the Encyclopedia Britannica, a study shows.

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 638

Computer Finds Out: Mona Lisa "83% Happy"

A computer has been used to decipher the enigmatic smile of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, concluding that she was mainly happy. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa was 83 % happy, 9 % disgusted, 6% fearful and 2% angry, a test executed by a University of Amst

Society | December 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 800

Santa Gets Bulgarian Kids' Christmas Letters

Santa Claus will get to know the wishes of the Bulgarian children. He will receive in Lapland the Christmas letters of the Bulgarian kids.

Society | December 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 824