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Bulgarian 19th Century Poet Commemorated with Monument in Italy

One of Bulgaria's most famous poets of the 19th century, Pencho Slaveykov, will have his own monument in the Italian town of Brunate, the press centre of the Culture Ministry announced Friday.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1227

Bulgarian Fans Get Impatient Hours Before INXS Concert

The world famous band INXS will come to Bulgaria for a live concert on Friday. INXS are invited to entertain Bulgarian audience by the mobile operator vivatel, Balkan Entertainment and Rock and More Sofia.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1515

Retro Tram Rides, Running Festival Mark World Child's Day in Bulgaria

Free tours by a retro tram were organized as a present for all the children in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia on the occasion of the World Child's Day on Friday. The retro rail rides were held from 10 a.

Society | June 1, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1219

Pottermania Reaches New Heights with Harry Potter Theme Park Project in Florida

The US Florida state will soon sport with a Harry Potter theme park, CNN reported, citing author J.K.

Society | May 31, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1393

Huge Breast Implants Cause Bulgarian Pop-Folk Diva Spine Disorder

Silicone fame has its price, especially on health, it turned out on Thursday when Bulgarian pop-folk diva Dessi Slava announced her silicone breasts caused her spine curvature disorders. Her spine is damaged because her 325 cc device volume of implants a

Society | May 31, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 29074

Bulgaria Marks World No Tobacco Day with Free Medical Check on Smokers

Bulgarians in several towns around he country will mark the World No Tobacco Day with free medical check on smokers on Thursday.

Society | May 31, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2115

Iron Maiden's Sofia Gig to Draw 25,000 Fans

Fans of English heavy metal legends Iron Maiden will fill the Lokomotiv stadium in Bulgarian capital for the band's gig next week, with 25,000 tickets sold as of Monday, one week before the show. Event organisers Sofia Music Enterprises said they expecte

Society | May 30, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2221

Briton Wins Sun Dream Team Jackpot, Names His Child after Bulgaria's Berbatov

The British Liverpool fan Ian Preedy plans to name his next child after Bulgaria's Spurs star Dimitar Berbatov, the Sun Daily reported. Preedy will do that as gratitude gesture to Berbatov for helping him scoop a GBP 125,000 jackpot form the Sun Dream Te

Society | May 30, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3346

Gypsy Kings Gift 90 Minutes Concert for Bulgaria's Top Athlete Wedding

Bulgaria's top athlete Stefka Kostadinoca and her life partner Nikolay Popvasilev are finally to ring the wedding bells under the sounds of Gypsy Kings's music on June 9, SNA reporter found out Tuesday. The wedding ceremony will be held in the Royal Club

Society | May 29, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

Onda Hosts First Chess Cafe in Bulgaria

Locally-owned coffee shop chain Onda opened the first chess caf?© in Bulgarian capital Sofia on Tuesday. "I am glad there is such a caf?© in Sofia.

Society | May 29, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2067

Sterility among Bulgarian Couples Due to Careless Men in Most Cases

In Bulgaria sterility among couples is due to the man in 2/3 of the cases, Doctor Yuriy Bachvarov said on Tuesday. Statistics show that around 230 000 Bulgarian couples cannot have children because of sterility, which is in almost all cases the man's pro

Society | May 29, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1825

World Famous Architect Exhibition Hits Bulgaria

The exhibition of the world's most famous female architect Zaha Hadid was opened in the Foreign Art Gallery in Sofia. The exhibition, which is part of the Weeks of the European Architecture in Bulgaria, includes a miniature model of Hadid's most remarkab

Society | May 29, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2140

George Michael: Free Bulgaria's Nurses in Libya!

A mature and politically engaged George Michael took the stage in Sofia Monday evening in support of the plight of the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya. Widely described as the most impatiently awaited gig of the year in Bulgaria, the concert was pa

Society | May 29, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9504

Japanese Dancer Crowned Miss Universe 2007

Riyo Mori, a 20-year-old dancer from Japan, was crowned Miss Universe 2007 Monday night.

Society | May 29, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4403

Bulgaria's Valley of Thracian Kings Larger than Believed - Expert

The valley of Bulgaria's Thracian kings may be larger than believed and its extent may touch even the town of Sliven's borders, the famous Bulgarian archaeologist Professor Georgi Kitov said Monday.

Society | May 28, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5363

Ancient Bowling Hall Found in Egypt

Italian archaeologists found ancient bowling hall during excavation work in a residential area since the Ptolemaic dynasty era 80 km away from Egypt's capital city of Cairo. The spacious room's floor is covered with limestone tiles.

Society | May 28, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3421

George Michael Sings "Freedom" for Bulgaria's Nurses in Libya

World acclaimed and controversial pop star George Michael will stage a gig in Sofia Monday evening in support of the plight of the five Bulgarian nurses jailed in Libya. Widely described as the most impatiently awaited gig of the year in Bulgaria, the co

Society | May 28, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3690

Uruguay Celebrates Cyrillic Alphabet Day with Bulgarian Exhibition

Uruguay celebrated the Cyrillic Alphabet Day, a national day in Bulgaria, with an exhibition of Bulgarian culture. The "Cyrillic alphabet: a new alphabet in the European Union" exhibition toured Europe last year and was brought to Uruguay by Bulgaria's h

Society | May 27, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3507

Strawberry Coffee Cake

INGREDIENTS: * 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour

Society | May 25, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 775

Bulgarian Prisoner Wins School Poetry Contest

An inmate from the prison in the Bulgarian town of Vratsa won the big prize in the "Emiliya Alexandrova" poetry competition. The winner, and unsuspected poet, Mihail Mihailov, was awarded for his "Alphabet of Love" poem.

Society | May 25, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1346

DJ Sonique Opens Tourist Season in Bulgaria's Kavarna Town

The tourist season in Bulgaria's seaside town of Kavarna was officially opened Thursday night with a concert of the famous DJ Sonique. This was her second concert in Bulgaria, which was again in Kavarna.

Society | May 24, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1197