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Bocelli Awaited at Bulgaria's Seaside

Andrea Bocelli, one of the most successful light classical singers of all time, will perform in Bulgaria this summer. A local newspaper said that the tenor would shine at a festival in Varna, the main Bulgarian Black Sea city.

Society | January 19, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 413

Websites Praised by Bulgaria's Youths Agency

Bulgaria's state Agency for Youths and Sport has awarded two websites in a contest for youths-oriented projects. The website Potrebitel.

Society | January 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 428

Bulgarian Pupils Hail Chinese New Year

A Chinese New Year's party will soon bring together Bulgarian pupils with the Chinese ambassador to Sofia. Xie Hangsheng is hosting the celebration on Thursday at his mission's edifice.

Society | January 18, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 449

Bulgarian Church Gets Hefty UNESCO Sum

Bulgaria's unique Boyana Church will receive USD 25 000 from UNESCO for repair after last summer's floods. That has been announced by the organization's director-general, Koichiro Matsuura, when he met Bulgaria's ambassador to France Irina Bokova, the Bu

Society | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1275

Sofia Shopping Hotspot to Shine With Romance

Sofia's TZUM, a central shopping complex, will be overwhelmed by a romantic mood for the nearing St. Valentine's Day.

Society | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 586

Bulgaria's Social Minister Awards Young Painters

Bulgaria's Social Minister Emilia Maslarova awarded the winners in the contest for children's paintings organized by the Social Ministry. Maslarova awarded 10-year-old Alexandra Gaydarova from Sofia and the young student Rossen Vulkov from Pazardzhik.

Society | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 475

Gay Cowboy Drama Wins Golden Globe Award

Gay cowboy drama Brokeback Mountain has been named best film at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Brokeback Mountain also won best screenplay, best original song and best director for Ang Lee.

Society | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3277

St. Anthony's Day Celebrated in Bulgaria

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrates January 17 St. Anthony's Day (Antonovden) to protect people from illnesses.

Society | January 17, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 605

Sofia Public Bath to Become Modern Spa Center

Sofia's mayor Boyko Borissov suggests that the capital's public bath becomes a modern spa center. He has even ordered a check into the long repair of the bath.

Society | January 16, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1194

New Hunt for Harry Potter Role

Thousands of teenage girls have braved frosty weather coveting to secure a role in the next Harry Potter movie.

Society | January 15, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1648

Art Unites Int'l Students in Sofia

Students from Bulgaria, Turkey, Albania, Romania, Belarus and Japan have gathered in Sofia to create pieces of art jointly.

Society | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 524

Bulgarian Moviemakers Give out Best 2005 Awards

Bulgarian moviemakers have held the maiden ceremony of giving out annual award for best films.

Society | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 577

Roma People Celebrate New Year

Bulgaria's Roma population marks Saturday, January 14, the New Year.

Society | January 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 705

Bulgaria Honours Memory of Satirist Ralin

A CD with recitals of the legendary Bulgarian satirist Radoy Ralin was presented at a special jazz concert in Sofia. The concert that took place under the motto "It's a pleasure" was participated by the famous Bulgarian jazz performer Viki Almazidou and

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 423

Health: Bulgaria Bans Banana-Shaped Toys

Toys with fruit and fruit-like shapes will be banned for trading as of June 10, the Cabinet decided.

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 15675

Forks&Corks: Sweet Walnut Pastries

Ingredients: 8 sheets of Phyllo Pastry

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 380

Science: Why is Milky Way Warp Formed?

Researchers have found an explanation for a mysterious warp in the Milky Way.

Society | January 13, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 715

Poll: Bulgarians Pleased With Homeland

The majority of Bulgarians are happy with their homeland, an Intersearch poll has shown. Results, as cited by the state Bulgarian News Agency, showed that 71% of Bulgarians locals were pleased with the fact that they were born here.

Society | January 12, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 797

Jolie Admits To Carrying Pitt's Baby

Angelina Jolie has admitted that she is indeed pregnant with Brad Pitt's baby. The star couple is expecting the baby this summer.

Society | January 12, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 779

Sofia Hosts Traditional New Year Festivities

The National Historic Museum in Sofia hosted the "Kukeri" group of the Bulgarian Leskovets village.

Society | January 11, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 557

Charming Brunette New Face of Bulgaria's Fashion Channel

Charming beauty Diana Petrova, Face of November, was picked Face of Bulgaria's Fashion Channel. A total of 12 faces of all 12 months of the year competed in the event, which took place for the sixth time in Sofia.

Society | January 11, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2223