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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,

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

Beer Serving Contest Kicks off in Sofia

Barmen and bar owners measured skills in Sofia on Tuesday at the first round of the National Beer Serving contest.

Society | August 2, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

Bulgaria Sees Summer 2005 Hottest Day

Bulgaria saw Monday the hottest day so far in the summer 2005 with temperature rising to 39 degrees on Celsius in the southern parts of the country. Capital Sofia was overwhelmed by the heat as well with the temperatures reaching 42 degrees in the sun.

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 767

NASA Considers Discovery Repair

NASA is considering sending two astronauts on an unprecedented spacewalk to the belly of space shuttle Discovery to smooth out rough spots in the ship's heat shield, US space agency officials said.

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Int'l Seminar Gathers Bulgarian Language, Folklore Fans

More than 100 students from 40 countries are to participate the 28th International Bulgarian Studies Seminar kicking off Monday. In the next three weeks the participants will be able to study the language, literature, history, culture and folklore of Bul

Society | August 1, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478

US Media: Christo to 'Wrap' Bush Ranch in Camouflage

Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude start work on their new project - wrapping of US President Bush ranch.

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 944

Discovery Astronauts Take Walk in Space

Two astronauts stepped outside the shuttle Discovery on Saturday in the first US spacewalk since 2002 and set to work testing damage-repair techniques developed after the Columbia disaster. "What a view," Japan's Soichi Noguchi said as he drifted out int

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694

Scientists Find New Planet in Solar System

A US astronomer said he had discovered a 10th planet in the outer reaches of the solar system that could force redrawing of the astronomical map.

Society | July 30, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 794
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