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Software Mogul Simonyi Docks on International Space Station

The fifth space tourist Charles Simonyi, along with the two Expedition 15 cosmonauts aboard a Soyuz spacecraft docked on the International Space Station at 2:10 p.m.

Society | April 10, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1543

Easter Fest Teaches Children Road Safety in Sofia

Marking the Easter break, Sofia's traffic police and the council for children's road safety gathered kids for three days of fun and games in Sofia City Center.

Society | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 998

Bulgaria's Babies Campaign Launched

Darik Radioand the state TV launched their national campaign "Bulgaria's Babies" on Monday. It aims at counting how many babies will be born in the country by June 1st, when Bulgaria celebrates Children's Day.

Society | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1131

Dozens Join Miraculous Icon Procession in Bulgaria

Believers from all across Bulgaria gathered at the Monastery of Bachkovo to carry the miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary on Monday.

Society | April 9, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1726

US Software Mogul Blasts into Orbit

Charles Simonyi, the US software billionaire headed for space on Saturday on the board of a Russian spaceship, together with two other astronauts, international media reported.

Society | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1180

Holy Easter Fire Comes to Bulgaria from Jerusalem

A delegation of clergymen brought late on Saturday night the Holy Fire from Jerusalem, Darik News Reported.

Society | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1498

Sofia Cathedral Welcomes Believers for Easter Mass

Sofia's cathedral St. Sunday opened its doors on Sunday to welcome all believers who came to attend the Pasha Mass.

Society | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1118

Pope Benedict XVI Presides over Easter Vigil

Pope Benedict XVI lead the traditional Easter Vigil late on Saturday in Rome's Basilica of St Peter, describing the resurrection of Christ as the triumph of love over death.

Society | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 995

Bulgarians Celebrate Easter

On this day, April 8, Orthodox Christians and Catholics celebrate Easter, the day when Jesus resurrected from the dead.

Society | April 8, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1110

Walking "Containers" Call for Cleanness in Bulgaria

Dozens of Bulgarian girls and boys, disguised as litter containers, were walking in the streets of Sofia, calling the citizens to keep the environment clean. The participants in the noble initiative appealed also for divided dumping of the glass, metal a

Society | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1391

Bulgarians Colour Man-High Easter Eggs

Huge Easter eggs were put in the centre of Sofia, awaiting to be masterly coloured by the citizens on the Easter Saturday. The art installation, which includes 12 eggs, has been constructed in the garden next to the Parliament's building after the initia

Society | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1126

Clergymen Bring Holy Fire to Bulgaria

A church delegation, leaded by three bishops and two representatives of the Department of Ecclesiastical Matters of Bulgaria's Ministry Council, brought the Holy Fire from Jerusalem on Easter Saturday. Later in the evening the Holy Fire will be brought t

Society | April 7, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1169

To Do

HAVE FUN... ... colouring your Easter eggs if you have not done yet

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

To Go

ST. ALEXANDER NEVSKI CATHEDRAL... ...

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

Week in Advance

SATURDAY ***The Blessed Fire from the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem arrives in Bulgaria***

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 721

Vaya con Dios to Perform in Sofia

The Belgian band Vaya Con Dios have officially announced they will have a live performance in Sofia's National palace of Culture on June 9th.

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 843

Sofia Clubs

**Amor** Underground pass Bulgaria Blvd.

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 799

Cancer Cases Will Double by 2030

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has announced that the number of patients diagnosed with the disease will double between 2000 and 2030. This will mostly be the case in poorer countries, Dr.

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1104

Easter Egg Casserole

Ingredients: 18 eggs; 1 c.

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

Skiing Conditions Perfect in Bulgaria

Despite the official end of the skiing season, the skiing conditions in all mountain resorts are perfect, and many may combine their Easter holiday with a swoosh or two down the slopes. The snow cover at Vitosha mountain next to Sofia, is 120 centimeters

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1487

Macedonian Minister Rides in Beckham's Stolen BMW

The luxurious BMW X5 of the UK football star David Beckham, which was stolen from the underground parking of his house in Madrid, is already property of the Macedonian government. Macedonian media published photos, which showed the Macedonia's Interior M

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4493