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Bulgarian Girls Conquer Miss Teen International 2005

Bulgarian girls Viktoria Kimonova, 13, and Stela Karpuzova, 11, swept most of the awards at Kiev children's beauty pageant Miss Teen International 2005. A total of 60 children aged 5 to 15 participated in the contest.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4372

Christo, Jeanne-Claude Get Lifetime Career Achievement Award

Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude will receive the Premio Lorenzo il Magnifico for Lifetime Career Achievement at the Florence Biennale. The internationally renowned artists will present a projection on their work at the

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 559

Smokie in Bulgaria for New Year's Eve Concert

The legendary Smokie will be in Bulgaria to take part in the New Year's Eve concert. The news was broken by the management of the Bulgarian National Television, which is organizing the major event every year.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Marks Students' Day

All Bulgarian students mark on December 8th their holiday. The Day of the Bulgarian students was first marked in 1903 in the country's Sofia University and has been celebrated ever since both by current and former students.

Society | December 8, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 430

Ancient Perperikon to Have Sewage, Electricity

The European Commission will allocate EUR 145,000 for the improvement of infrastructure at the ancient sanctuary of Perperikon, in the heart of the Rhodopes.

Society | December 7, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1680

NASA Examines Bulgarian Rock

US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is examining a rock from a Bulgarian hill near Gorna Oryahovica in the north. The tests are part of NASA's "Rock Around the World" program for collecting rock samples from the Earth and comparing t

Society | December 7, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 583

Bulgarian Teacher Gets Japanese State Award

A Bulgarian teacher was awarded with the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Rosette Tuesday in Sofia. For the second time over the last 10 years a Bulgarian citizen receives the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Rosette, Japan's Ambassador

Society | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 447

Bulgaria-Shot Film About Sex Slavery with 2 More Awards in LA

A Bulgaria-shot film about forced prostitution received another two top awards in Los Angeles. Svetlana's Journey was awarded at the HDFEST 2005 Los Angeles Event.

Society | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1510

Festive Day for Bulgarian Fishermen, Bankers

Bulgarian fishermen, sailors and bankers celebrate Tuesday their common patron, Christian St Nicholas. President Georgi Parvanov will visit Burgas to join the festive Day of the City marked along with the day of the Miracle-Worker saint.

Society | December 6, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1030

Depeche Mode Confirm Bulgarian Concert Date

Legendary Depeche Mode officially confirmed the date of their Bulgarian concert. Bulgaria's capital Sofia was officially listed in the dates of the Depeche Mode tour "Touring The Angel" as shown ion the band's official web site.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1104

Yet Another "Non-Standard" Irida Fashion Show in Sofia

Bulgarian fashion house Irida organized yet another one of its "non-standard" fashion shows.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1087

Bulgarian Journalist Gets State Refugees Award

Bulgarian journalist Iva Dimova from the Military TV Channel received the award of the State Refugees Agency with the Council of Ministers for best journalistic material on the subject "Refugees in Bulgaria."

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 579

Archeology Museum Opens Doors Freely on Students' Day

Sofia-based Archeology Museum will welcome students free of charge on December 8, the Students' Day. The Day of the Bulgarian students was first marked in 1903 in the country's Sofia University and has been celebrated ever since both by current and forme

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 721

London Legalizes Gay Marriages

Hundreds of gay couples are getting ready to form civil partnerships in the coming weeks as the law changes after decades of campaigning.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 491

Bulgaria's Visages Parties Birthday

Bulgaria's Visages Models fashion agency has partyed 11 years of successful development.

Society | December 5, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 749

Bulgaria Opens Unique Thracian Tomb to Visitors

Visitors can now walk around the real unique Thracian tomb near Bulgaria's Kazanlak for the price of EUR 10, local municipality decided.

Society | December 4, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1469

DJs Creamer and K Shatter Techno Maniacs in Sofia

Sofia jumped up and down all night long to the beat of John Creamer and Stephane K from New York in Viva Sound Factory, organized by Metropolis Bulgaria. The winter palace was packed with fans, who faced the dawn, despite the lack of the party's headline

Society | December 4, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1138

Chess King, Rock Mayor Picked Bulgaria's Men of 2005

World Chess Champion Vesselin Topalov and the mayor of the coastal town of Kavarna Tsonko Tsonev were picked Man of Year 2005. The competition runs every year organized by men's magazine Club M to recognise Bulgarian men of highest standing through the y

Society | December 3, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 952

Dutch Sinterklaas on Horseback in Downtown Sofia

Sinterklaas, the Dutch version of Santa Claus, crossed downtown Sofia on Saturday afternoon, riding horseback.

Society | December 3, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 9863

Online Vote Takes Bulgarian Singer to US Breakthrough

After no more than seven months in the United States Dessy Dobreva, the former singer in the highest rated program on Bulgarian TV the "Slavi's Show", succeeded to be on the playlists of the L.A.

Society | December 3, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Forks&Corks: Black and White Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Ingredients: 1/2 cup white chocolate pieces, 1/2 cup milk chocolate pieces, 20 whole fresh strawberries, rinsed, patted dry, stems left on Preparation: Place white chocolate pieces in a small heavy saucepan; melt slowly over low heat.

Society | December 2, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 862