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Santa Gets Bulgarian Letters

About 1 000 letters from Bulgarian kids will be delivered to Santa Claus this week. The pieces left for Lapland on Monday and will be shipped by the UPS delivery company.

Society | December 19, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Time Names Bono, Gates Family Persons of the Year

World's richest man Bill Gates and his wife Melinda along with rockstar Bono were named Persons of the Year by Time magazine for their charitable work and activism aimed at improving the state of global health and reduction of global poverty. The magazin

Society | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1013

Bulgarian Top Ice Dancers in Christmas Skating Fairytale

Bulgaria's best skating duo Albena Denkova and Maxim Staviski will bring joy for the admirers of their mastership at a special ice skating show that will take place in Sofia. The ice show "vivatel - Christmas Fairytale" will take place Tuesday at the Win

Society | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1289

Sofia Hosts Christmas Bazaar of Minerals, Gems

The traditional exhibition bazaar for minerals and gems was opened in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | December 18, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Bulgarian Starlet with 2nd MTV Breakthrough

Dance artists Svetla Ivanova will be the first Bulgarian artist with two tracks aired by the music giant MTV Europe. The newest track of Bulgarian "This thing next to me" made together with Hypnotic Rage will be presented Sunday evening.

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274

Bulgarian Football Team Captain Joins Christmas Charity Event

The captain of the Bulgarian national football squad Stilian Petrov donated BGN 15,000 to an orphanage for sick children. His donation is within the Presidential charity campaign "Bulgaria's Christmas".

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 503

295,000 Copies of Harry Potter Book Sold in Bulgarian

A total of 295,000 copies of all the six Harry Potter novels have been sold in Bulgaria so far. The news was broken by the publishers of the book Egmont Bulgaria at a special premiere of the book organized within the 25th edition of the International Boo

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3204

House Legend Kevin Yost in Bulgaria

The emblematic DJ and jazz musician Kevin Yost came to Bulgaria to delight his fans in the Balkan country. The American idol threw a major performance for his Sofia fans Friday night and on Saturday he thrilled Bulgaria's Black Sea capital Varna.

Society | December 17, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 841

M3 Communications College Throws First Christmas Party in Style

M3 Communications College ( http://www.m3college.

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 924

NY Superstar DJ with First European Premiere in Sofia

Victor Calderone, New York's superstar DJ, considered to be among the aristocrats in the industry, offered to his Bulgarian fans his new album Friday night. The NY "house-machine", who is about to drop his latest album "Evolve" just before the summer of

Society | December 16, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 916

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