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Late Ray Charles Conquers Grammy Awards

The late music legend Ray Charles was the star of the Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles, winning eight awards including record and album of the year.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 880

Bulgarian Homosexuals Allowed to Flight Discount

Bulgarian flag carrier Bulgaria Air has allowed homosexual couples to benefit from a special ticket discount, media said. The company's St Valentine's Day campaign offers flights for two at the price of a single ticket.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1841

Bulgarians Brace for Twin Feast of Love and Wine

February 14, the day of the sweethearts, though a catholic holiday, has been marked in Bulgaria informally since the fall of communism some fifteen years ago.

Society | February 14, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1161

Bulgarian State TV May Sue Top Show Host over Eurovision

The Bulgarian state TV channel does not rule out taking to court Slavi Trifonov, the runner-up in Bulgaria's Eurovision contest who blasted the vote as manipulated, reports say.

Society | February 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1378

Vote-Rig Claims "Tried to Ruin Bulgaria's Eurovision Bid"

Manipulation claims in the vote for Bulgaria's Eurovision bid rest on no proves and aim to ruin the event, according to the director general of state television BNT, which aired live the show Saturday night.

Society | February 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 848

Bulgaria's Bid Heads for Eurovision Glory Marred

Famed band Kaffe will represent Bulgaria for the first time at the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, it emerged Saturday night as a fellow contestant blasted the vote to have been manipulated.

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1325

Christo Invites Public to Experience "The Gates"

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, who began wrapping New York Central Park at the beginning of the year, unveiled on Saturday their USD 20 M art project. Mayor Michael Bloomberg dropped the first piece of saffron-colored fabric amo

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2707

Talk of Manipulation Hits Bulgaria's Big Brother Winner

The winner in Bulgaria's first Big Brother show Zdravko Vassilev has been predetermined, according to reports.

Society | February 12, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1292

US Playwright Arthur Miller Dies

The US Playwright Arthur Miller - Pulitzer prize-winning author of "Death of Salesman" (1949) - has died aged 89 after a battle against cancer. His death on Thursday evening was revealed by his assistant, Julia Bolus.

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 818

Mrs Globe Favored for Top 100 Influential People

More than 10,000 people from 75 countries have voted for Mrs Globe 2004 Rumiana Marinova of Bulgaria to be among the world's most influential people of the year. The recognition for the beautiful Bulgarian, dentist by profession, came from the American B

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria's First Lady, Pele among Andersen's Envoys

The spouse of Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov was named as ambassador of Hans Christian Andersen's legacy, along with Harry Belafonte, Susan Sarandon, McCoy Tyner, Peter Martins, Pele and Isabelle Allende. Zorka Parvanova was awarded Friday a golden

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 682

Bulgarian Genius Papasov Carries on with BBC

Bulgaria's clarinet virtuoso Ivo Papasov has made it to the finals of the BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards, in the Audience Award category. Papasov, with his latest album Panair ("Fairground"), is rivaling Chehade Brothers, Enzo Avitabile e Bottari and Mer

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1360

Fugitive Ostrich Roams Bulgarian Forest

An ostrich has escaped a farm near Bulgaria's Smolyan, and is probably roaming a nearby forest, media said Friday. The giant bird used to live in an ostrich farm in Chokmanovo, a village situated in Bulgaria's far south, but ran away after a battle with

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1175

Science: Gay Penguins in German Zoo

A German zoo recently disclosed that several of its penguins were gay. The zoo even imported four female penguins from Sweden in an effort to tempt its gay penguins to go straight.

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

Forks&Corks: Wild Mushroom Risotto

Ingredients: 60 ml fruity olive oil

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 390

Health: Carrots - Cancer Cure

Carrots can be used to prevent the occurrence and development of cancer cells in body, according to a latest research.

Society | February 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3373

Britons Frown at Charles Marriage to Camilla

A total of 70 percent of Britons say they do not approve of the wedding of Britain's Prince Charles and his longtime companion Camilla Parker Bowles, shows a snap poll on Sky News television. The remaining 30 percent were in favour of the marriage.

Society | February 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 477

Prince Charles Set to Marry Camilla

The Prince of Wales is set for marrying his long-term partner Camilla Parker-Bowles, media announced Thursday. The couple plans to tie the knot on April 8 at Windsor Palace.

Society | February 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1029

"Amorous" Andy Warhol Gifts Offered in Sofia

A Sofia boutique for finest porcelain boasted this week special designer collections bringing the mood of St. Valentine.

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 686

Drum Virtuoso Braces for Sofia Stage

The mostly off-standard drummer Nick D'Virgilio will be guest musician for the February 17 concert of progressive band Fates Warning (FW) in Sofia. Playing as vocal weapon for the band, providing lots of background work while handling high lead chores, D

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

Bulgarians Eye Serbia's Lotto Jackpot

Many Bulgarians are travelling to Serbia to take part in the in its state lottery, media reported. The jackpot in the Serbian lottery reached EUR 1 M.

Society | February 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1201
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