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Japanese Pop Star Heats Up Sofia Stage

Bulgaria's and Japan's best of the pop shook hands on Sofia stage, as world famous pop singer Kazufumi Miyazawa heated up the stage together with his Bulgarian colleague, the "Crickets" legend Kiril Marichkov. Both sang Miyazawa's greatest hit "Island So

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3650

Roma Decade Logo Rivals on Public Display

An open-air exhibition is showing 41 drafts that rivaled to become a logo of the campaign Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005-2015, which is officially starting on Wednesday in Sofia. The winning logo, whose author is Adriana Bancheva, Creative Director at Bul

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1782

Bulgaria-Born Christo Hires Germans for "The Gates"

Bulgaria-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, who began wrapping New York Central Park at the beginning of the year, will have the fabric produced at Germany's Zeltplane company. A total of 100,000 sq m special yellow cloth is necessary for br

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 753

Thracian Gold Exhibited in Sofia

Bulgarian people interested in history or simply art lovers will be able to enjoy the beauty of the Panagyurishte-found Thracian treasure. The golden treasure will be exhibited at the National History Museum for 40 days, Bozhidar Dimitrov, director of th

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 829

Bulgaria Marks Day of Wine Makers

Bulgaria marks on Tuesday the professional holiday of vine-growers and wine-makers has been officially celebrated in the country since 1962. The celebration brings a cunning smile to the faces of many Bulgarians as it is usually honored with a lot of toa

Society | February 1, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

Pioneer Sport & Lifestyle Mag Launched in Bulgaria

A fresh monthly format entered the Bulgarian press market Monday, combining sport and lifestyle themes. The Slavy Magazine is published by rhythmic gymnastic legend Iliana Raeva, and has the ambition to shoot Bulgaria's sport talents into true stardom.

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1120

Ice Art to Brighten Bulgaria's Bansko

Bulgaria's top winter resort of Bansko will soon lighten up with twinkling ice figures by numerous Bulgarian artists, taking part in a special winter contest. The traditional sculpture contest starts Wednesday in the Bunderishki Polyani spot near Bansko,

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 540

Bulgaria-Scripted Film Stirs Spain

A movie based on a story by Bulgaria-born Adriana Davidova has pinned the attention of Spanish critics with its premiere in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and other cities of the country. "Syndrome" is the first feature film of young Spanish director Libert

Society | January 31, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 916

Japanese Music Star Returns to Sofia

Japanese mega star Kazufumi Miyazawa will stage a major performance in Sofia on February 1 along with his band "Miyazawa" and accompanied by Bulgaria's rock legend Kiril Marichkov. The Sofia concert will be a part of his 2005 European tour that includes

Society | January 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4077

Another Bulgarian Starlet in Harry Potter Blockbuster

Yet another Bulgarian child has been involved in the shooting of the blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Bulgarian Trud Daily revealed. Bulgaria-born Eliza, 16, is the second Bulgarian actor to join the Harry Potter crew after last year Bulg

Society | January 30, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11486

Leading IT Company Names Bulgarian Chief Scientist

Leading IT company VoIP, Inc. named Bulgarian Jelez Raditchkov chief scientist of the company.

Society | January 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 934

Bulgaria Welcomes Back Antarctic Explorers

Bulgaria's members of the Antarctic mission, dubbed Tangra 2004 returned to Sofia on Saturday afternoon. The two Bulgarian climbers conquered the highest summit in South America and outside Asia.

Society | January 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 544

Sofia Sees Frida Kahlo's Art, Diary Exhibited

A canvass and the diary of legendary Mexican surrealist Frida Kahlo and three graphics of her beloved Diego Rivera debuted in Sofia's Gallery for Foreign Art. The exhibition to be on display from January 29 till February 28 is part of a tour of Frida's w

Society | January 29, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

Big Brother Lady Picked Face of Mobile Operator

The finalist at the first edition of Bulgaria's Big Brother, the teen Svetlozara will go for an extension of her model career as the second mobile operator has picked her to be Globul's face. The charming Varna-born girl was preferred to represent the ne

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2224

Sofia Exhibits Unique Glimpses from Turkey's Top Peak

An exclusive photo exhibition dedicated to Turkey's Mount Agri opened in Sofia to offer rare images from this remote and slightly known region believed to keep the biblical Noah's Arch. The pictures were taken by Sofia News Agency's young photo reporter

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1003

Science: Moon May Be Cause of Asia Tsunami

Full moon and other cosmic processes may have influenced the Earth to such extent that caused the mighty earthquakes and mammouth tsunami in South East Asia a month ago. This revolutionary theory was developed by a Russian astronomer and quoted in Russia

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1914

Forks and Corks: Golden Potato Soup

Ingredients: 3 cups peeled and cubed potatoes

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 561

Fashion: Pants Get Extra Flabby

To get this spring's trendy look, keep straight and tight trousers locked in your wardrobe: loose pants with baggy legs are expected to be the hottest this season. Even if your pair fits tight around the waist, the cloth should gently cascade down and to

Society | January 28, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

Necropolis of Old Bulgarian Rulers under Search

Archeologists plan to launch excavation works in the roundabouts of Old Bulgarian capital Pliska in search for an ancient town or mausoleum considered to keep the remains of Bulgarian khans. The suggested royal necropolis is believed to reveal the burial

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1587

Sofia Sees Unique Images of Turkey's Top Peak

An exclusive photo exhibition dedicated to Turkey's Mount Agri opens in Sofia on Friday, offering rare views from a remote and slightly known region. The pictures were taken by Sofia News Agency's young photo reporter Kameliya Atanasova, who topped the d

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 915

Yet Another Bulgarian Trace in the Oscars

Bulgarian editor Stela Georgieva and the animation supervisor George Georgiev are part of the documentary "Super Size Me" nominated for an Oscar. Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock makes himself a test subject of this documentary about the commercial

Society | January 27, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 921
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