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Legendary Perperikon Gets Additional Financing

Bulgaria's Culture Ministry has allotted some BGN 100,000 for the construction of a road leading to the historical Perperikon complex near Kardzhali. The Perperikon complex is known for the many historical treasures hidden in its lands.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1165

US Movie Star Lands in Bulgaria

Famous American actor John Cusack arrived Monday evening in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1628

Playboy Shows Star Academy Gal

One of the most attractive Bulgarian participants in Star Academy, Mariela Petrova, is Playboy's new cover girl. Mariela's supermodel look could not take her to the final stage of the reality show.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4845

Teenager Sweeps Star Academy's EUR 75,000

The youngest participant in Bulgaria's first Star Academy reality show grabbed the first prize of BGN 150,000 (about EUR 75,000) and the chance to present his country in Cannes.

Society | July 19, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1098

Harry Potter Star Finds Bulgarian Colleague Cool

Actor Robert Pattinson, who plays Cedric Diggory in the fourth Harry Potter movie, said he is very good friends with Bulgarian co-star, Stanislav Ianevski.

Society | July 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8135

Monica Bellucci Eyes Bulgarian Project

Film diva Monica Bellucci and celebrity colleague Raoul Bova have shown interest for starring in a Bulgarian film. "A Sign by God", a project of Bulgarian director Ilya Velchev, has already received support from Italian and Turkish producers, a Bulgarian

Society | July 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2944

Bulgaria Marks 168th Anniversary of National Hero Birth

Bulgaria celebrated Monday the 168th birth anniversary of Vassil Levski, the Apostle of Freedom.

Society | July 18, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 710

Amazon Marks 10th Year with Bob Dylan, Norah Jones

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc.

Society | July 17, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Bulgarian Cinema Gets EUR 410,000 Boost

Bulgarian state is to grant BGN 825,000 (about EUR 410,000) for the realization of new film projects.

Society | July 17, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 421

Bulgaria Sets Sights on Valley of Khans

The grave of a noble figure from the times of proto-Bulgarians that archaeologists uncovered near Shumen in eastern Bulgaria may be that of a woman.

Society | July 16, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3193

Harry Potter Bewitches Bulgaria Anew

Bulgarian Harry Potter fans had the opportunity to find out about the new adventures of the young magician first on Friday, when the sequence's sixth book was released.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 723

Sex Expo Held in Varna, Sofia

A heatwave of adult entertainment is about to hit Varna, Bulgaria's main coastal city. It will host the Eros Show sex expo, starting on Friday with the participation of international adult movie stars.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3174

"Desperate Housewives" Run for 15 Emmys

"Desperate Housewives" reeled in 15 Emmy nominations, the same number as the "Will and Grace" sitcom. Both series are well-known to the Bulgarian audience.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 445

Health: Foods for Healthy Skin

Your diet is an essential way to maintain a healthy skin, especially during sun exposure. Even the most expensive cosmetics cannon keep your skin in perfect shape without the proper foods.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

Science: NASA Delays Discovery Shuttle Launch

NASA is hunting the source of a problem that forced it to abort the launch of space shuttle Discovery.

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 566

Forks&Corks: Grilled Zucchini Pizza

Ingredients: 1 large garlic clove

Society | July 15, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 324

Exotic Brunette Crowned Bulgaria's Playmate

A tawny, 24-year-old brunette was named Bulgaria's Playmate of The Year. Albena Petrova is the second Bulgarian to win the title, after last year it went to teenage model Madlen Peneva.

Society | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5491

Pope: Harry Potter Distorts The Soul

Pope Benedict XVI has scourged the Harry Potter books for "distorting Christianity in the soul."

Society | July 14, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3255

Retro BMW Draws Attention in Sofia

Bill Drysdale, an advisor of Bulgaria's outgoing Premier, bid farewell to Bulgaria in an original way Wednesday. He welcomed friends and partners to a demonstration of his 1928 BMW DIXI 750 cc, the most valuable piece in his collection of old-style autom

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1066

12 Sought for Bulgaria's New Big Brother

The producers of the Bulgarian version of Big Brother started their search for new participants Wednesday. The second season of the reality show will kick off in September with 12 entrants.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Grave of Ancient Bulgarian Ruler Unearthed

Bulgarian archaeologists have uncovered the grave of a nobleman with valuable relics.

Society | July 13, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 504
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