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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

Bulgarian Students Compete Shoe-Armed

Bulgarian students in arts gathered in a Sofia gallery to compete with their artistic works.

Society | December 15, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 554

Bulgarian Kids Storm Bookstores for Harry Potter

Bulgarian children have stormed the bookstores and stands after the release of the sixth Harry Potter novel in their native tongue on December 13.

Society | December 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2592

Depeche Mode to Thrill Bulgaria June 21

Depeche Mode will thrill Bulgarian fans again coming next year to stage a third concert here.

Society | December 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 748

Christmas Book Fair Opens Doors in Sofia

Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev and Culture Minister Prof Stefan Danailov officially opened Wednesday the 25th edition of the International Book Fair.

Society | December 14, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

New Archeological Exhibits on Display in Sofia

The Archeological Museum in Sofia has considerably enlarged its exhibition adding some of the latest archeological findings to its collection. This year, when the museum celebrates a centenary, archeologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences made qu

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1057

15 Bulgarians to Have Antarctic Christmas

Fifteen Bulgarians will celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve at the country's Antarctic base. Ten scientists are presently there, and another five are about to join them in the upcoming days, an Antarctic scholar said in Sofia Tuesday.

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 541

D2 Ex Frontman Makes 1st Step in Solo Career

Well-known Bulgarian singer Dicho, who left the famous D2 band in the beginning of the year, made the step in his solo career - he launched his new song "I have no boss."

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

Bulgarian Kids Get Santa Answers to Christmas Letters

All Bulgarian children who send a Christmas letter to Santa Clause this year will receive an answer from him. That was what Santa has told the Bulgarian Posts.

Society | December 13, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 476

Bulgarian Opera Prima Revealed Genuine Album

World-famous opera prima Alexandrina Pendatchanska has preferred her homeland to hold the premiere of latest album Genuine.

Society | December 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 615

6th Harry Potter Book with Bulgarian Premiere

The sixth book of Harry Potter stories will hit Bulgarian bookstores on Monday. The translated Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will cost BGN 25 and will be published in hardcover.

Society | December 12, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1702

Sofia in the Whirl of Tango Passion

Tango lovers in Sofia and all over the world gathered Sunday to celebrate this beautiful dance of passion.

Society | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

SNA Publisher Maxim Behar Declared Honorary Citizen of Shumen

Maxim Behar, publisher of Sofia News Agency, has been pronounced Honorary Citizen of his hometown Shumen in the northeast of Bulgaria, as he turned 50, December 10.

Society | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Miss Iceland Crowned Miss World 2005

Miss Iceland, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir was crowned Miss World 2005 in the coastal resort of Sanya, China. Miss Mexico, Dafne Molina Lona, was the first runner-up, and Miss Puerto Rico, Ingrid Marie Rivera Santos, was ranked third in the contest.

Society | December 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5282

Bulgarian Beauty Brings Home Model World Crown

Bulgarian top fashion model Elena Tihomirova has returned to Bulgaria after winning second place at Miss Model of the World 2005 contest.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1697

Harry Potter Fan Works Exhibited in Sofia

Bulgaria's national library in Sofia will display over a hundred works, inspired by the Harry Potter stories.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2362

Forks&Corks: Vegetable Hotch-Potch

Ingredients: 3-4 onions, 4-5 tomatoes, 5-6 peppers, 1-2 aubergines, 4-5 potatoes, 100g okra, 100g French beans (green beans) 1 tsp paprika, parsley, 2/3 cupful sunflower oil, salt.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536