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Dazzling Sun Eclipse Seen in Bulgaria

Bulgarian sky watchers witnessed Monday a spectacular annular eclipse around noon. The Moon moved across the face of the Sun for an annular eclipse - a phenomenon that makes a blazing ring visible around the Moon's disc.

Society | October 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 894

Oldest Bulgarian University Opens its Doors

Sofia University, the oldest in Bulgaria, opened its doors for the start of the academic year for the 117th time Monday.

Society | October 3, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 666

Moon Makes Spectacular Eclipse on Monday

The moon is moving to sweep across the face of the Sun, for a dazzling annular eclipse. On Monday, a dark shadow will be thrown over much of Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the BBC disclosed.

Society | October 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

Diplomats Join Sofia Charity Run

Diplomats and celebrities came together on Sofia's rainy Sunday morning, for a charity marathon against breast cancer. The ambassadors of Iraq, Denmark, Argentine, Spain, Brazil, Holland, South Africa and other countries took part in the run, which marke

Society | October 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 994

Playboy Model Conquers Bulgaria's Plovdiv Fair

An exotic model from the Bulgarian edition of Playboy has been crowned Miss Auto Salon at the Plovdiv Technical Fair, organizers announced. Brunette Alexandra Stoilova represented BMW at the international fair, which draws hundreds of companies to Bulgar

Society | October 2, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3338

Bulgarian Beauty to "Marry Indian Maharaja" on Screen

Miss Bulgaria Universe 2000 Magdalina Valchanova may shoot an Indian romantic film, according to local Trud daily. The Bulgarian beauty, who is an amulet of Bulgarian football squad, has received the tempting offer from a producer of Indian films whom sh

Society | October 1, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2954

Free Dental Check-Ups Start in Bulgaria

Free dental check-ups will be offered throughout Bulgaria, starting Saturday. The initiative of the Dentists Union of Bulgaria is to commemorate the upcoming Month of Dental Hygiene.

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 444

Classy Lingerie to Spice Up Bulgaria's Fashion Days

A show by Triumph International will be part of the Bulgarian Fashion Days Sliven 2005, organizers announced. Alongside the leading lingerie producer, a number or promising Bulgarian fashion companies will show their latest collections to guests of the f

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5964

Sofia to Hold Francois Truffaut Film Festival

A festival, dedicated to Francois Truffaut will be held in Sofia from September 30, to October 13. The festival, organized by Bulgaria's "Boyana Film", Filmcenter, the National Palace of Culture and the French Culture Institute will show twelve movies by

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 506

Forks&Corks: Roasted Lemongrass Chicken

Ingredients: 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon canola oil or vegetable oil

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 399

Health: 9% of Bulgaria's Smokers Aged 13

The number of smokers in Bulgaria has gone considerably up over the last years, Health Minister Radoslav Gaydarski warned. Minister Gaydarski cited surveys showing that back in 1996 there were some 16.

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1482

Science: AIDS Virus "Weakening"

The virus, which causes AIDS, may be getting less powerful, BBC reported. A team at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, in Antwerp, compared HIV-1 samples from 1986-89 and 2002-03.

Society | September 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 463

Bulgarian Diva Sees Top Rated Spanish-Versed Hit

The Spanish-versed song "Camino" of Bulgarian pop legend Lili Ivanova was placed among the top 40 songs worldwide in a Best Loved Songs survey.

Society | September 29, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 857

Sofia Readies for Classical Music Profusion

A series of classical music performances start this fall in Sofia, organized by the Classic FM radio station. La Rossignol, an Italian music and dance ensemble, France's Tanguisimo and German composer and bandleader Peter Herbolzheimer are among the inte

Society | September 29, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 685

Bulgarian Invents Unique Translation Method

A unique translation method that allows people to communicate in real time using different mother languages has been invented by a Bulgarian man. Koycho Mitev's invention uses digits to record speech and automatically transfer it into whatever other lang

Society | September 28, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6240

Bulgaria Aims at Barefoot-Run Record

A Bulgarian man will try to score a world record by running barefoot in the Rila Mountain, local media said Wednesday. Kostadin Marguin, aged 43, is planning to start a 60-kilometer marathon this Saturday.

Society | September 28, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 515

Fashion Extravaganza to Sweep Sliven

Bulgaria's fashion elite is getting ready for a major fashion festival in Sliven, central-east Bulgaria. In October, the town will see some of the country's most famous fashion professionals during the Bulgarian Fashion Days Sliven 2005, the first event

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1109

Bulgaria's Perperikon - First Thracian Capital

Thracian rock sanctuary Perperikon turned out to be Thrace's first capital by the name of Pergamos claim the archaeologists that study the digs.

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1235

Bulgarian Dolls to Storm World Beauty Stages

Two Bulgarian girls will be heading to world beauty pageants this month, the ladies' model agency announced. Simona Dimova, aged 7, and ten-year-old Karina Sirakova will participate Festival of The International Beauty (Dominican Republic) and Little Mis

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 24618

New Potter Adventures to Bewitch Bulgaria

Bulgarian fans will finally get the chance to see just how well their hope Stanislav Yanevski has done in the fourth Harry Potter Movie premiering in Bulgaria on December 2.

Society | September 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2531

Hilton Sofia Guests Savour Spicy Turkish Food

Hilton Sofia's Seasons Restaurant will offer its visitors a Turkish feast for the senses, prepared by guest chefs from Ankara. The Turkish Food Festival at Seasons Restaurant will take place from 29 September until 9 October.

Society | September 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 713
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