Latino star Raul Paz, born in Cuba, landed in Sofia in a cap and glasses-on manner more appropriate to a tourist than to a celebrity as he is.
A field in central Bulgaria believed to be a Thracian hotspot for bringing gifts for the gods has delighted archeologists once again. A gold plate, silver and bronze ritual knives, and two fine silver vessels are among the latest findings at the site nea
Almost 600 gold pieces and a sensational, perfectly-preserved dagger, were discovered by archeologists in central Bulgaria. Martin Hristov's team unearthed the Thracian items at a previously discovered hotspot near Dabene, they announced on Sunday.
Bulgarian archaeoastronomers are studying a unique Thracian observatory in the central region of the country, the bTV channel said Saturday. The unusual site near Buzovgrad combined a religious temple with facilities for observing the solar movements, ac
Surgeons in Sofia have transplanted kidneys to two adult Bulgarians, making for a total of seven such operations over the last ten days in the country. The organs were taken from a 44-year-old dead woman, with the permission of her family.
Collage masks of the Statue of Liberty by a Bulgarian artist have been displayed in a New York gallery, Bulgaria's state radio said Saturday. Georgi Dukov's project features unique pieces shaped the same as the head of NY's world-famous statue, and stamp
Humans and birds came together in central Bulgaria this weekend, when an international paragliding event kicked off. SkyNomad Open 2006 boasts 150 participants from 25 countries, who will be wandering in the clouds over Stara Planina mountain for a week.
Almost 30 Bulgarian moms turned their back to shyness Saturday and joined a campaign to promote breastfeeding. The women went out to the center of Sofia to feed their young treasures, and teach passers-by the benefits of breastfeeding, as part of an inte
An anti-HIV program will ride the wave of summer and holidaymaking in the coastal city of Varna, Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) announced.
Bulgarian parents are showing creativity and innovation in giving curious names to their children, a 2006 register has shown. A number of baby boys boast the heroic name of Zorro, others pay tribute to the jungle star Tarzan, media reported.
US researchers have made a vaccine preventing weight gain in rats, opening way to further application in human treatments. The vaccine prompts the body to produce antibodies against ghrelin, a hormone that stimulates hunger and weight gain.
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The annual Jazz Festival at all-season-loved resort of Bansko will open this year with a salsa party. The singing of Raul Paz passioned up by dances of Alfredo Torez will add an exquisite - and extravagant - touch to the ninth edition of the summer festi
Bulgarian music stars, models and journalists welcomed the first issue of Story magazine on the local market, with a chill-out downtown party. Story's team surprised VIP guests by offering them to rinse hands in special bowls, a ritual symbolizing the wa
A stone tile in coded letters dating back since 5,000 BC was made public for the first time on Thursday. Prominent archaeologist Professor Nikolay Ovcharov held a special news conference in Sofia to show the finding reportedly unearthed 20 years ago.
Stefka Djumalieva from the central Bulgarian city of Veliko Turnovo has won a grant for a Business Information master program in the Irish Dublin City University. The grant, which is only one per academic year, envisages one-year university education, Da
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