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Bulgaria's High School Graduates Take First Test Matriculation

More than 4,000 students sit for their first trial matriculation in Bulgarian language and literature on Monday. Students from 49 schools across the country will test their knowledge during the four-hour examination.

Society | April 23, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 929

Competition on Bulgarian Language Ends with Record Scores

A total of 57 Bulgarian seventh grade school students took part in the final stage competition for solving tests on Bulgarian language and literature on Saturday.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1569

Fifth Space Tourist Returns to Earth

The fifth space tourist, software mogul Charles Simonyi landed back on Earth on Saturday, Kazakhsan media reported.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2937

Bulgaria's Famous Late Night Show Host Struck by Severe Eye Illness

Bulgaria's most famous showman Slavi Trifonov made a stunning announcement that he suffers from severe eyesight impairing disease in an interview on Friday evening.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5485

Unique Ancient Thracian Chariot Unearthed in Bulgaria

A completely intact Thracian chariot was unearthed by the Bulgarian archaeologist Vesselin Ignatov on Friday, Darik News reported.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 14262

Sofia Hospital Opens Doors for Free Medical Checks

For a sixth consecutive year the Alexandrovska Hospital in Sofia organized "Open Doors Day" for patients all over the country.

Society | April 21, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1596

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***Rome, the "Eternal City", celebrates 2760 years since founding***

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 911

To Go

ARENA CINEMA MLADOST... ... to take a look at the Bulgarian hall of fame where Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski also have a star now.

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

To Do

START... ... something new this week, for the sake of the thrill, even if you are to drop it the next day.

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 787

Sofia Clubs

**Antrez** 10 Vrabcha Str.

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

Forks&Corks: Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 1+?? cup (170 g) flour; 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (dutched/dark); 2 teaspoons baking powder; 1 cup (200 g) sugar; 1 tablespoon vanilla essence; ?? cup (1.

Society | April 20, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1091

Traditional Turkish Delicacies at Hand in Sofia's Piccadilly Stores

Tastes and savours from all over Turkey can be found at hand in Sofia's Piccadilly chain of stores starting from Saturday. The gourmet week will be opened on Saturday at 6 p.

Society | April 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1599

Albena and Maxim Star Shining on Bulgaria's Walk of Fame

The star ice-skating duo Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviiski received a glory star on the Walk of Fame in Sofia. This was the ninth time that Bulgarians are handed the honourable plate in a red carpet ceremony.

Society | April 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5290

Bulgarian Singer Dyana Dafova Offers Chicago "A Night to Remember"

The famous Bulgarian singer, songwriter, musician and dancer Dyana Dafova will stage a spectacular concert on May 26 in Chicago, her impresario told SNA. The event will take place at the North Shore Centre for the Performing Arts Skokie, Illinois and goe

Society | April 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2248

Mayor Plants Humane Education's Tree in Sofia School

Sofia Mayor Boyko Borissov joined the initiative of the capital's 18th school William Gladstone and planted a tree that symbolizes the beginning of humane education in Bulgaria. The students of the school, which turned 100 years in 2007, prepared a eco-c

Society | April 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1044

Legendary Bulgarian King Buried again 800 Years after Death

The relics of the legendary Bulgarian Tsar Kaloyan were buried Thursday exactly 800 years after his death at country's ancient capital Veliko Tarnovo.

Society | April 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2613

Moscow Opens Butterflies Zoo

More than 500 butterflies of about 50 kinds will be showed at the opening of the Butterfly Centre in Moscow on Thursday. The living exhibits will flit around in a garden of tropical plants and a lot of fountains.

Society | April 19, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 980

Bulgarian Grabs BGN 100,000 from TV Game

Bulgarian Lyubozar Georgiev grabbed BGN 100,000 from the TV game "1 vs Everyone" aired on private Nova TV channel Wednesday evening. The news of Georgiev's win had leaked in the media earlier right after the recording in which he grabbed the game's big

Society | April 18, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1191

Legendary Bulgarian King's Relics Prepped for 2nd Funeral 800 years After Death

The relics of the legendary Bulgarian Tzar Kaloyan were anointed with chrism and wine by the Veliko Tarnovo Metropolitan Bishop Grigoriy on Wednesday as part of the preparation of relics' second burial. Bishop Grogoriy also said a forgiveness prayer and

Society | April 18, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5841

Hollywood Interested in Libya-Jailed Bulgarian Nurses' Story

One of the most famous Hollywood production companies "Sixth sense" intends to make a movie, based on the tragic story of the Bulgarian medics on a death row in Libya. Representatives of the company are to meet the nurses' relatives next week.

Society | April 17, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1166

Nu Jazz Diva Natalie Williams to Thrill Bulgarian Fans

Bulgarian nu jazz fans will be given the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a show of the UK star Natalie Williams next week in Sofia. The singer will arrive to Bulgaria, accompanied by eight other musicians, Robin Mullarkey from Zero 7 and Malynga Vula from

Society | April 17, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084