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Prison Break Star Surprized by Bulgaria's Progress

Prison Break's Robert Knepper, who plays the role of T-Bag, "one of the most vile characters on TV", as he himself puts it, said he was surprised with how European Bulgaria looked. Knepper, who has visited Romania in 1985 and Russia in 1996 admitted to S

Society | May 18, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2857

Stunning Night of Sultans in Bulgaria

The Turkish dancers from the world famous group "Night of the Sultans" enchanted Bulgarian audience with a show to remember, performed in the National Palace of Culture on Wednesday. A total of 70 belly dancers and men with swords made the fans' hearts b

Society | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1706

Free Heart Checks in Bulgaria to Mark World Hypertension Day

Bulgaria will mark the World Hypertension Day with a series of free checks of the heart, blood pressure, heart frequencies and weight in several cities in the country.

Society | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1105

Bulgarians Mark Ascension Day

Bulgarians from all over the country mark on Thursday one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar, and commemorates the bodily Ascension of Jesus into Heaven.

Society | May 17, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Ancient Bulgarian Sanctuaries "Older" than Egyptian Pyramids

Bulgarian scientist will try to prove their hypothesis that the rock sanctuaries of Tatul and Perperikon in the Eastern Rhodopi Mountains are more ancient than Egyptian pyramids.

Society | May 16, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9531

Bild: Eurovision Winner Song is Plagiarism

The Serbian song "Prayer" that won this year's Eurovision finals is plagiarism, taken from an Albanian folk song, the Bild newspaper claims.

Society | May 16, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3215

Bulgarian Scientist Questions Einstein's Theory of Relativity

The Bulgarian scientist Sasho Salkov dared to challenge Einstein's theory of relativity on Monday at a press conference for presenting his new book.

Society | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2553

Bulgarians Walk against World Hunger

Dozens Bulgarians joined the UN-sponsored initiative Fight Hunger, designed to fight starvation globally on Sunday for a fifth year in a row.

Society | May 15, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1277

"Face to Face" Exhibition of Sculptures Opened in Sofia

The Sredetz hall of Bulgaria's Culture Ministry opened Monday the "Face to Face" exhibition of sculptures made of wood, glass, metal and ceramics.

Society | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1402

Elitsa and Stundzhi Promise Grand Show to Bulgarian Audience

Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov, the drum duo, who grabbed the fifth spot at Eurovision final in Helsinki, promised they will stage a show to remember for their fans after they landed in Bulgaria Sunday evening. "We will have a rest for about a week

Society | May 14, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1775

Miracle-Working Icons Create Sensation in Bulgaria

Long, winding queues were seen throughout the day in front of Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia, as people patiently waited to see three icons, believed to be miracle-working. At about 10 am the line numbered as many as 5,000, stretching all the way th

Society | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2565

Bulgaria Ranks 5th at Eurovision, Serbia Wins

Bulgaria's song Water grabbed the fifth spot at Eurovision final in Helsinki, while another Balkan country - Serbia came in first. The drumming duo Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov proved the most successful of Bulgaria's three Eurovision bids so far

Society | May 13, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4355

Divers Invite Sofia Citizens on Virtual Trip to Galapagos

Several divers in full gear startled Sofia citizens on Saturday in a promotion of Mtel IMAX's new 3D movie Galapagos. The divers urged everyone to take a dip in the mysteries of the Galapagos islands, where Darwin made some of his most important revelati

Society | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1423

Sofia Citizens Mutating - Expert

Sofia citizens are starting to forget what fresh air feels like and their organism is mutating with constant hits of headache and nausea, experts said.

Society | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1592

Bulgaria's Elitsa and Stundzhi Take On Eurovision Tonight

Bulgaria's drumming duo Elitsa Todorova and Stoyan Yankoulov will storm the Eurovision final in Helsinki tonight with real chances of coming out in the top ten.

Society | May 12, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1684

Bulgaria's EU Commissioner Inaugurates Sts. Cyril and Methodius Monument

European Commissioner Meglena Kuneva, who is paying a visit to Bulgaria, inaugurated a monument of the enlighteners Sts. Cyril and Methodius in the town of Dobrich.

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1345

Prison Break's T-Bag Builds New Character on Russia's President

Robert Knepper, best known to the audience as T-Bag from TV Series Prison Break, said for SNA that he is building the character for his new movie - Hitman on Russia's president Vladimir Putin. I didn't have much time to prepare for the role of the head o

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5323

Brussel Sprouts with Peppers and Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp soft margarine or vegetable oil

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 764

Bulgaria Publishes Byzantine Historian Unique Narrative

The new facsimile edition of the famous Chronicles of Constantine Manasses was presented Friday at the Bulgarian National Assembly.

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1725

Manowar Announce Bulgarian Gig in June

US heavy metal band Manowar announced they would play a gig in Bulgaria's seaside town of Kavarna, 30 kilometers northeast of the port of Varna. The band will headline the third and final day of the annual Kaliakra Rock Festival on June 30.

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1337

Bulgaria's Survivor Finalists Make Virtual Travel to Galapagos

The two finalists in the first season of Bulgaria's Survivor Neli and Ahmed presented Thursday the 3D movie "Galapagos", sponsored by the biggest mobile operator Mtel.

Society | May 11, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2280