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Concerts, Movies, Exhibitions to Mark Sofia Holiday

Bulgaria's capital will mark its traditional holiday with a series of cultural events spanning from concerts, through movie premiers and exhibitions. More than 50 events, all free for the people of Sofia, will mark September 17, the day when Bulgarians c

Society | September 11, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Sofia Opens Ultra-Modern Anglo-American School

The Anglo-American School has opened its brand new school in Sofia, boasting finely equipped classrooms, equipment and facilities.

Society | September 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1470

Kirkorov Lured by Bulgarian Seafood Delicacies

The northern Black Sea town of Kavarna has given the start to the traditional Shellfish and Seafood Fest luring hundreds of fans of seafood. Guests and citizens of the small town, which gained world-wide popularity as the "rock capital" of Bulgaria, had

Society | September 10, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1088

Space Shuttle Atlantis Finally Blasts Off

Space shuttle Atlantis has blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to continue construction of the International Space Station (ISS). The shuttle rose from its seaside launch pad through a partly cloudy sky at 1115 local time (1515 GMT), BBC rep

Society | September 9, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 776

Seal's Gig in Bulgaria Confirmed

Fans of British pop soul star Seal will be happy to hear that reports of his upcoming gig in Bulgaria have been confirmed. Seal will bring his melodic tunes to Bulgaria for the first time on October 25, organizers have revealed.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 17154

Archaeologists Come across Another Thracian Sensation

Yet another Thracian tomb will probably be revealed for the world after Bulgarian archaeologists spotted a construction of well-moulded stones. The finding was made by the team of Dr Georgi Kitov, the sensational summer 2004 discoverer, near the southern

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1358

Bulgarian, Croatian Artists Tackle Tie Challenge

Bulgarian and Croatian artists have matched imagination and skills to unveil the "Challenge as a Necktie" - the motto of an exhibition opening September 11.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 774

Barca Lines UNICEF in Anti-AIDS Fight

FC Barcelona have signed "a historic agreement" with UNICEF, the UN children's agency, to donate USD 1.9 M annually over the next five years for children with AIDS in developing countries

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 900

Pets: Mice "Dislike" Cheese

The Tom and Jerry cartoon image that mice love cheese is a myth, according to latest academic researches. Dr David Holmes, from Manchester Metropolitan University, claimed mice prefer foods with a lot of sugar, chocolate for example.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 622

Health: Caesarean Babies More Likely to Die

Babies born by caesarean are nearly three times more likely to die in the first month than those born naturally, a US research showed. Labour appears to help prepare the baby for life outside the womb, according to the findings, based on over 5.

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 602

Forks&Corks: Pecan-Stuffed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 24 (1 1/2- to 2-inch-wide) cremini or baby bella mushrooms with stems; 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus additional for buttering dish; 1 large garlic clove, minced; 1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano; 4 oz pecans (1 cup), finel

Society | September 8, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 626

Bulgaria Revels in Partial Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Thursday evening when a partial lunar eclipse took place. Such an eclipse occurs when a portion of the moon passes through the Earth's umbral shadow.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 928

Discovery Films Ancient World's Sanctuary at Perperikon

A team of Discovery Channel has commenced filming the royal palace at Perperikon - ancient sanctuary believed to be more respected than Delphi Oracle.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3359

Bulgaria's National Theatre Fountain Springs Out Again

The fountain in front of The National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" works in full motion after a series of reconstruction works. At the end of the hot Sofia summer, the garden in front of the theatre - a gathering spot for Sofia chess players and chess lovers - co

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgaria Praised for Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control

Bulgaria received a high assessment in the fight with iodine deficiency disorders at an international forum in Italy.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 704

Beckham Denies Victoria's Pregnancy

It seems that Real Madrid's David Beckham has seriously lost himself in translation these days. Recently Spanish media burst out news that Victoria Beckham is pregnant with her fourth child, after her husband David answered "yes" to a Spanish reporter's

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4520

Posh Party Wraps up Nu Image Horror in Sofia

US movie maker Nu Image wrapped up its latest production - Mena Suvari featuring horror Day of the Dead, with a wild night in Sofia's posh Tiffany club. Stars and crew alike gathered to celebrate six weeks of hard work and especially the fact that they a

Society | September 6, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1061

Poirot-Famed Orient Express Train Stops in Bulgaria Again

The Orient Express retro train from Paris to Istanbul that became famous with Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" is passing through Bulgaria again, reports say.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2670

Live Multimedia Game To Link Sofia, Athens, Amsterdam

Sofia, Athens and Amsterdam will connect September 14 in an unseen multimedia live performance game "See you in Walhalla", organizers announced. The three capitals will get connected for the final phase of a yearlong project iMAP (Integration of Media Ar

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Steve Irwin's Death Taped

Australian TV naturalist Irwin's last moment has been reportedly caught on camera.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13852

Classic American Blues Band Tours Bulgaria

Classic American Chris Tofield Blues Band will be touring Bulgaria from September 8 to 12. The tour will include live performances in four Bulgarian towns, including a stop at the Apollonia Festival in Sozopol.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 786