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Erotic Fest Entertains Varna

Bulgaria's main seaside city has entered a second day of sexy entertainment. The city is hosting the Eros Show, the first of its kind to be held in the country.

Society | August 11, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8125

Hunting Season Opens up Saturday

Bulgaria will open up the official hunting season on Saturday, August 13, the chief o the National Hunting and Fishery Association Hristo Mihaylov told Bulgarain News Agency. More than 100 hunters and fishermen will be allowed to go for their game - dove

Society | August 11, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

3,000-Year-Old Artefacts Displayed in Sofia Gallery

The National Gallery for Foreign Art presented Wednesday part of the donations made by Ivan Drenikov, a prominent Bulgarian researcher living abroad.

Society | August 10, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2024

Rap Star Shamara Arrested

Bulgaria's most popular rap artist Misho Shamara has been arrested because he played music too loud. The performer was handcuffed because unlawful decibels were measured at his Varna nightclub.

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1890

Ancient Labrys Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archeologists accidentally unearthed a bronze labrys, a double headed ritual axe, symbol of the King's authority in the history of the Thracian tribes. The labrys was found during rescue opearions at the Ada Tepe hill, near Krumovgrad.

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6735

Jazz Fiesta Kicks off in Bulgaria's Bansko

The Eight International Jazz Fest Bansko 2005 kicked off Monday evening in Bulgaria's top winter resorts. Artists from Germany, France, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Serbia and Montenegro are joining Bulgarian colleagues in t

Society | August 9, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 684

Bulgaria's Bansko Resort Jazzed Up

Performers from all over Europe are coming together Monday in Bansko, Bulgaria's top winter resort. The place opens the eight edition of the International Jazz Festival.

Society | August 8, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 665

Bulgaria Sees Koprivshtitsa Folklore Fest End

Bulgaria's Culture Minister Nina Chilova put the end of the 9th National Festival of Bulgarian Folklore in Koprivshtitsa on Sunday. Minister Chilova expressed her respect to the talent of all 17,000 participants.

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1157

Bulgarian Astronomers Join Thracian Tombs Excavations

Bulgarian astronomers have joined the archaeological team TEMP excavating the Valley of Thracian Kings near Bulgaria's city Kazanlak. The astronomers are set to make a spatial photo of the 15 found graves found at the valley so far.

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3918

Buena Vista Legend Ibrahim Ferrer Dies Aged 78

Ibrahim Ferrer, the mild-mannered singer of the Buena Vista Social Club group that took him from shining shoes to world fame late in life, has died in Havana at the age of 78. The Grammy winner known for his trademark cap and grey moustache died of multi

Society | August 7, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 608

Orthodox Bulgarians Commemorate Transfiguration

Orthodox Bulgarians celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ on August 6, commemorating his transfiguration on Mount Tabor, when he appeared before the Apostles Peter, James, and John. August 6 goes halfway through the fasting period pr

Society | August 6, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Science: Discovery Spots Damaged Earth

The Earth's environment destruction is highly visible from the Discovery space shuttle, the crew have said. "Sometimes you can see how there is erosion, and you can see how there is deforestation," Discovery Commander Eileen Collins said during a convers

Society | August 5, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 826

Fashion: Being a Bronze Goddess

If holiday is over, then you sun-kissed body and face need a touch of cosmetics to turn you into an exotic diva. Find yourself a shimmering body lotion that will make your tanned skin look smoother and healthier.

Society | August 5, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 441

Forks and Corks: Apricot Muffins

Ingredients: 1 cup chopped dried apricots

Society | August 5, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 365

Mike Tyson Set for Porn Debut

Retired boxing hero Mike Tyson is about to get naughty again, but this time outside the fighting arena. The 39-year-old has been invited to a porn film with X-rated prima donna Jena Jameson.

Society | August 4, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 39108

Bulgarians See Unique 2nd Century AD Statues

Renowned Bulgarian Professor Nikolay Ovcharov, who has been working at the Thracian town of Perperikon and Tatul, southern Bulgaria, for two years, presented to journalists unique bronze statues of Orpheus, Apollo and Dionysius. The statues date back to

Society | August 4, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1826

Uruguay Criticizes Bulgaria-Shot US Action

Uruguay's government criticized the Hollywood action movie "Submerged", which was shot in Bulgaria, as it ruined the country's image abroad. Media reports that the government is considering legal actions against the producers of a Hollywood film "Submerg

Society | August 4, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1069

Specialists Identify Bulgaria-Found Thracian King's Body

Bulgarian archaeologists have identified the Thracian ruler, whose tomb was found on July 23rd near the village of Zlatinitsa. The king's name is Kerseblept, according to Daniela Agre, head of the archeological team, which discovered the ruler's body and

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7766

Bulgaria's Church Enters Internet

Bulgaria's Orthodox Church inaugurated its official website, Dveribg.net.

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 883

Unique Golden Wreath Delights Sofia

The unique Thracian golden wreath, which is a part of a Thracian treasure discovered last month in Bulgaria , has been put on display at Sofia's National History Museum. The entire treasure will be displayed to the public in the end of October, archaeolo

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2512

Discovery Crew Set for Unprecedented Repair in Space

NASA plans an unprecedented repair to space shuttle Discovery's fragile heat shield later on Wednesday. "This is going to be a very delicate task," Mission Specialist Steve Robinson said during a news conference Tuesday, "but ...

Society | August 3, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 418
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