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Sofia in the Whirl of Tango Passion

Tango lovers in Sofia and all over the world gathered Sunday to celebrate this beautiful dance of passion.

Society | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

SNA Publisher Maxim Behar Declared Honorary Citizen of Shumen

Maxim Behar, publisher of Sofia News Agency, has been pronounced Honorary Citizen of his hometown Shumen in the northeast of Bulgaria, as he turned 50, December 10.

Society | December 11, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1097

Miss Iceland Crowned Miss World 2005

Miss Iceland, Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir was crowned Miss World 2005 in the coastal resort of Sanya, China. Miss Mexico, Dafne Molina Lona, was the first runner-up, and Miss Puerto Rico, Ingrid Marie Rivera Santos, was ranked third in the contest.

Society | December 10, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5282

Bulgarian Beauty Brings Home Model World Crown

Bulgarian top fashion model Elena Tihomirova has returned to Bulgaria after winning second place at Miss Model of the World 2005 contest.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1697

Harry Potter Fan Works Exhibited in Sofia

Bulgaria's national library in Sofia will display over a hundred works, inspired by the Harry Potter stories.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2362

Forks&Corks: Vegetable Hotch-Potch

Ingredients: 3-4 onions, 4-5 tomatoes, 5-6 peppers, 1-2 aubergines, 4-5 potatoes, 100g okra, 100g French beans (green beans) 1 tsp paprika, parsley, 2/3 cupful sunflower oil, salt.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

Health: Chemical Signals Spread Cancer

US scientists say they have discovered how tumours control the development of secondary cancers in the body.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Science: Ozone Recovery May be Delayed

It could take far longer than expected for the ozone "hole" over Antarctica to repair itself, according to scientists.

Society | December 9, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 426

Sofia Students "Wed" to Celebrate Holiday

Students from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" have arranged untraditional wedding ceremonies to celebrate their holiday on Thursday.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1212

Bulgarian Girls Conquer Miss Teen International 2005

Bulgarian girls Viktoria Kimonova, 13, and Stela Karpuzova, 11, swept most of the awards at Kiev children's beauty pageant Miss Teen International 2005. A total of 60 children aged 5 to 15 participated in the contest.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4366

Christo, Jeanne-Claude Get Lifetime Career Achievement Award

Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude will receive the Premio Lorenzo il Magnifico for Lifetime Career Achievement at the Florence Biennale. The internationally renowned artists will present a projection on their work at the

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Smokie in Bulgaria for New Year's Eve Concert

The legendary Smokie will be in Bulgaria to take part in the New Year's Eve concert. The news was broken by the management of the Bulgarian National Television, which is organizing the major event every year.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Marks Students' Day

All Bulgarian students mark on December 8th their holiday. The Day of the Bulgarian students was first marked in 1903 in the country's Sofia University and has been celebrated ever since both by current and former students.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Ancient Perperikon to Have Sewage, Electricity

The European Commission will allocate EUR 145,000 for the improvement of infrastructure at the ancient sanctuary of Perperikon, in the heart of the Rhodopes.

Society | December 7, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

NASA Examines Bulgarian Rock

US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is examining a rock from a Bulgarian hill near Gorna Oryahovica in the north. The tests are part of NASA's "Rock Around the World" program for collecting rock samples from the Earth and comparing t

Society | December 7, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

Bulgarian Teacher Gets Japanese State Award

A Bulgarian teacher was awarded with the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Rosette Tuesday in Sofia. For the second time over the last 10 years a Bulgarian citizen receives the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Rosette, Japan's Ambassador

Society | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Bulgaria-Shot Film About Sex Slavery with 2 More Awards in LA

A Bulgaria-shot film about forced prostitution received another two top awards in Los Angeles. Svetlana's Journey was awarded at the HDFEST 2005 Los Angeles Event.

Society | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1510

Festive Day for Bulgarian Fishermen, Bankers

Bulgarian fishermen, sailors and bankers celebrate Tuesday their common patron, Christian St Nicholas. President Georgi Parvanov will visit Burgas to join the festive Day of the City marked along with the day of the Miracle-Worker saint.

Society | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1030

Depeche Mode Confirm Bulgarian Concert Date

Legendary Depeche Mode officially confirmed the date of their Bulgarian concert. Bulgaria's capital Sofia was officially listed in the dates of the Depeche Mode tour "Touring The Angel" as shown ion the band's official web site.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1104

Yet Another "Non-Standard" Irida Fashion Show in Sofia

Bulgarian fashion house Irida organized yet another one of its "non-standard" fashion shows.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Bulgarian Journalist Gets State Refugees Award

Bulgarian journalist Iva Dimova from the Military TV Channel received the award of the State Refugees Agency with the Council of Ministers for best journalistic material on the subject "Refugees in Bulgaria."

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 578