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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: 4494

Bulgarians Mark Good Friday

Orthodox Bulgarians commemorate Good Friday, which is believed to be the day when Jesus Christ was crucified. Legend has it that during Good Friday no one should work, as it is considered to be a sin.

Society | April 6, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1029

Bulgarian Woman is World's Oldest University Student

A 78-year-old Bulgaria woman is the oldest university student in the world and is trying to enter the Guinness book of records, according a research for the TV show Bulgaria's Records. Yordanka Mihaylova is the oldest student in Europe and in the world.

Society | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1833

Just Fifth of Bulgaria's Drug Addicts Included in Methadone Programs

A total of 1500 Bulgarians with some kind of drug addiction are included in methadone programs, head of the Bulgarian Methadone Association Alexander Kanchelov announced Thursday.

Society | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1006

Legendary Bulgarian Fortress's Secrets to Be Revealed in 3 Years

The Urvich Fortress, which is close to Sofia, will be renovated in a three-year period and to become a tourist destination, it became clear at a press conference on Thursday.

Society | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1270

Joan of Arc's Relics Turn out Fake

The relics who were supposed to belong to French heroine Joan of Arc are actually the ones of an Egyptian mummy, recent research revealed.

Society | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1162

Orthodox Bulgarians Colour Eggs on Holy Thursday

Orthodox Bulgarians celebrate on April 5 the Holy Thursday and keep alive the tradition of coloring eggs bright red, the symbol of Easter for Orthodox Christians all over the world.

Society | April 5, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2190

271 Bulgarians to Turn 100 in 2007

A total of 271 Bulgarians are expected to mark their 100th birthday in 2007 scientists announced. Most of them are women, as females are known to have a larger life expectancy, state BNT channel reported.

Society | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1002

Bulgaria's Hristo Shopov in Pontius Pilate's Role Again

Famed Bulgarian actor Hristo Shopov has had the chance of walking into the sandals of Pontius Pilate twice in his career, both times in international productions. Shopov, who is the son of renowned actor Naum Shopov, first portrayed Pilate in Mel Gibson'

Society | April 4, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 22866

2nd Burial for Legendary Bulgarian Tzar 800 Years after Death

The relics of the Bulgaria's Tzar Kaloyan will be buried for a second time in a church the ancient Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo 800 years after his death. The relics will be put in the gallery of the 40 Holy Martyrs Church, head of the National Histo

Society | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2344

VIP Brother Audience Tops 1 M in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's second edition of VIP Brother has managed to glue over 1,000,000 people to the TV screen, Nova TV boasted. A poll by GFK agency has showed that the reality show tops the ratings in its time slot, outrunning its main competitor Music Idol, aire

Society | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1561

Portuguese Film About Bulgarian Immigrant Wins Award at NY Festival

A Portuguese film, telling the story of a Bulgarian immigrant won the best international movie at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. The documentary movie entitled "Waiting For Europe" was shot in Portugal, Spain and Bulgaria

Society | April 3, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Cyber University Opens Doors in Japan

The first cyber university, where the whole course of education is leaded on-line, has been opened in Japan. There are two faculties in the unusual higher school, each accepting about 600 students.

Society | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1178

Bulgaria Hosts Balkan Aesthetics and Beauty Forum

Beauty masters from all southeastern European countries gather in Sofia to take part in a Balkan aesthetics, beauty and health forum. The event, which is organized by the Balkan Cosmeticians' Association and the Bureau for supporting the middle classes o

Society | April 2, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1144

Bulgarian Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday

Bulgaria's Christians celebrate Palm Sunday, the last Sunday of Lent before Easter. The feast commemorates the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, before the holy week in which his passions and crucifixion are celebrated.

Society | April 1, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1274