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State Award for Renowned Bulgarian Architect

Renowned Bulgarian architect Bogdan Tomalevski was awarded the state honor Paisii Hilendarski for 2005. The award was presented to him by Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev.

Society | November 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 811

New Erotic Magazine to Sweep Bulgarian Males

Maxim, one of the biggest international men's magazines, steps on the Bulgarian market Monday with two white-hot photo sessions. Television hostess Nelly Atanassova is on the cover of Bulgaria's first issue.

Society | November 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5476

Japan's Envoy to Bulgaria Reveals Secrets of Ancient Go Game

Japan's Ambassador to Bulgaria Koichiro Fukui joined the presentations of the ancient game Go and other Japanese strategy games organized Sunday in in Sofia. Ambassador Fukui matched wits with the chair of the Bulgaria Go assosiation.

Society | November 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1111

Coppola: Bulgarian Films Hard to Succeed

Bulgaria has good traditions in filmmaking, but it would be hard to make an international breakthrough, legend Francis Ford Coppola said Saturday. The filmmaking ace is in seaside Balchik to shoot scenes for his latest project, Youth Without Youth.

Society | November 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 733

Sofia Shows Precious Royal Tiara First-Time

The tiara that adorned Dona Margarita Gomez-Acebo when she married Bulgaria's last king will be shown for the first time in Bulgaria. The precious piece will be part of a unique exhibition, showing much of the Saxe-Coburg sentimental family heritage.

Society | November 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1451

Almond Eyes Prized at Sofia's Beauty Arena

An unusual competition was held during the fall edition of Sofia's Beauty arena, prizing the woman whose almond-shaped eyes most resembled the lights of a new car model.

Society | November 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 808

Ivan Kristoff - Spiderman Launched Patriot Initiative

Bulgarian-born Canadian fan of extreme sensations Ivan Kristoff, more famous as Spiderman has launched a Special Operations Squad (SOS) in Toronto, Canada.

Society | November 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 869

Pets: Safety for Your Bird

Make sure your avian friend is safe from cats, and even dogs. If your bird is let to fly freely across the room, do not let it chew any wires, or plants that might be poisonous.

Society | November 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 376

Forks&Corks: Spinach Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 300g frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry, 200g cream cheese, softened, 100g water chestnuts, drained and chopped, 100g dry vegetable soup mix, 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Society | November 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 530

Bulgaria Top Journalists Receive Special Awards

Bulgaria handed out Thursday its most prestigious journalism awards, Chernorizets Hrabur for the fourth time. For the first time journalists from electronic media were also prized for their work.

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

Bulgaria's National Theater Lighted Up

Bulgaria's National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" was illuminated at an official ceremony Thursday evening. Many Bulgaria politicians, cultural activists and journalists participated in the ceremony.

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

BBC: Bulgaria's Harry Potter Star Big Fan of Keanu Reeves

Although educated in London, Bulgaria's Stanislav Ianevski fitted the Krum bill right down to his nationality and his love of keeping fit, BBC wrote in an article dedicated to the stars of the newest movie for Harry Potter. There is acting in Ianevski's

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4585

Colombian Architecture Secrets Revealed in Sofia

Bulgaria enjoys the art of the Colombian architectural style during the days of the exhibition "Architecture in Colombia and flare for the environment - the last 25 years."

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 643

Wacky Web Sites Names Stun Internet Users

British tabloid The Sun published a list with the funniest web sites names. The list begins with the site named penisland.

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 758

Sizzling Bulgarian Beer Ad Brings Chaos in Italy

A provoking billboard of Bulgarian Boliarka beer is causing chaos on the streets of the Italian city of Savona, reports say. Several accidents took place after citizens and drivers diverted their attention while leering at the billboard that portrays a w

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1888

Bulgarian Musicians Shoot Low-Budget Strip Video

Two Bulgarian pop musicians shot a low-budget stripping video for a remix of their popular song "That's a hit", reports claim. The video cost them only BGN 1, as it was shot in a booth set up by a TV program, avtora.

Society | November 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2514

Copolla Shoots in Bulgaria

World-renowned movie director Francis Ford Coppola is in Bulgaria shooting his latest film in the country's Black Sea town Balchik. The director of such Hollywood classics as The Godfather, Apocalypse Now and Dracula began filming the adaptation of the 1

Society | November 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1620

Bulgarians are Champions in Lovemaking

Bulgarians are among the leading nations in the world when sex is concerned, a survey by condom producer Durex showed.

Society | November 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7260

European Mission "Venus Express" Lifts Off

The European Space Agency (ESA) launched its maiden mission to Venus early on Wednesday.

Society | November 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 439

BBC: Bulgaria's Harry Potter Boy "Crowd Pleaser" at Premiere

Bulgaria's Harry Potter star was among the most gracious at the premiere of The Goblet of Fire, BBC wrote. Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory), Stanislav Ianevski (Viktor Krum) and David Tennant (Barty Crouch Junior and Doctor Wh

Society | November 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2614

Bulgarian Stars Sing for Medics Freedom in Libya

Dozens of Bulgarian music stars appealed for "Freedom for the Bulgarian Medics, Mercy for the Libyan Children" during a concert Monday evening.

Society | November 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 805