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Harry Potter Star, Director in Bulgaria for Premiere

Harry Potter star Stanislav Ianevski, who plays the role of Viktor Krum, is in his home country with the movie's director Mike Newell to give a Hollywood-like start to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" in Sofia.

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6225

Singing Iceberg Found in Antarctica

Scientists working off the southern Atlantic coast of Antarctica believe they have discovered a singing iceberg. The 50 by 20 kilometre ice chunk had collided with an underwater peninsula.

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 850

BGN 1 M Wedding Dress with Diamonds in Sofia Show

A wedding dress with diamonds from I.D.

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4027

CNN: Bulgarian Squad in Harry Potter Hitler Throwbacks

The latest Harry Potter movie, The Goblet of Fire, has received mixed early reviews from critics. It is the fourth film adaptation of JK Rowling's book series and the first to have a UK director - Mike Newell.

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1984

Forks&Corks: "Veiled Eggs"

Ingredients: 10 eggs (two in each portion), 500 g of yogurt, 200 g of butter, red pepper

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 364

Science: "Father" Christmas Wanted by DNA

A team of scientists in Oxford is trying to prove whether families with the rare surname of "Christmas" all descend from a single male ancestor, BBC reported. They want to compare the DNA of men from different Christmas clans to see if they are linked by

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 489

Unique Bulgarian Royal Exhibition Opened in Sofia

A unique "royal exhibition" consisting of over 3,000 pieces telling the story of the rulers of the Third Bulgarian Kingdom was opened in Bulgaria's National History Museum Thursday. The opening exhibition was attended by Bulgaria's former King-to-Premier

Society | November 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2064

Bulgaria's Biggest Christmas Tree Lit Up in Sofia

The biggest Christmas tree in Bulgaria was lit up Thursday afternoon in capital Sofia. The lighting up ceremony launched the Christmas and New Year's celebrations in the capital.

Society | November 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1084

Bulgarian Harry Potter Star Awaits Life's Biggest Magic

Bulgarian-born Stanislav Ianevski, who plays the role of Viktor Krum in the latest Harry Potter blockbuster, shared with fans in Sofia that he was still waiting to discover life's biggest magic - true love.

Society | November 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 11759

Odd "Centaurs" Displayed in Central Sofia

A Bulgarian sculptor has put on display several "modern centaurs" that drew much attention in downtown Sofia.

Society | November 24, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 607

Pugatcheva, Bulgarian-born Kirkorov End in Divorce

Russian pop diva Alla Pugatcheva and Bulgarian-born Philip Kirkorov, Russia's richest and most flamboyant artist, announced officially their divorce. None of them however appears to be heartbroken over the split, which happened eight months ago.

Society | November 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3077

Chess Master, Runner are Bulgaria's Action Heroes

Chess grand Veselin Topalov and sprinting diva Ivet Lalova were named "Action Hero" for 2005, during a special ceremony in Sofia. TV channel AXN organized the event that asked media publishers and journalists to single out one action hero of each gender,

Society | November 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1301

Latest Harry Potter Novel Finally in Bulgarian

All Bulgarian Harry Potter fans who aren't fluent in his native language will get the chance to finally grab the latest volume of his adventures in Bulgarian.

Society | November 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2246

Japanese Jewelries Enchant Sofia

The unique jewelries of MIKIMOTO amazed Sofia November 23 during their two-day exhibition in Bulgaria's capital. Only a few lucky people were able to enjoy the beauty of the Japanese pearls during a special reception organized on the evening of November

Society | November 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 640

Sofia's Cathedral St. Alexander Nevski Celebrates Holiday

A special mass will be served Wednesday to mark the holiday of the Sofia's landmark St Alexander Nevski Cathedral. The Cathedral, which is one of Sofia's most famous monuments, marks 81 years since it was inaugurated.

Society | November 23, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 499

Christo Back in Bulgaria

For the first time ever, Bulgaria born conceptual artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude exhibited more than sixty posters in his home country. The biggest and most representative exhibition of the world-famous artists in Bulgaria is housed at gallery

Society | November 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 820

Harry Potter Richer than Prince Harry

With the success of the Harry Potter film series, British actor Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the part of the young wizard, has become the richest teenager on the island, reports say. Even Prince Harry, the younger grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II,

Society | November 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2839

Most Smiling Lady Grabs Cosmo Top Prize

The most smiling, successful and sensational lady fan of Cosmopolitan Bulgaria has grabbed the magazine's top prize of BGN 20,000. Diana Bashovska, 29, from Burgas graduated in Balkan Studies, but dedicated her occupational carrier to real estate brokera

Society | November 22, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1613

Greek Men Happy to Say "I Do" to Bulgarian Brides

Men from Northern Greece who have tied the knot with Bulgarian brides live in marital satisfaction and success, says Greek agency ANA-MPA, citing officials.

Society | November 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2104

USD 5 M to Replicate New York District in Sofia

US movie company Nu Image will fork out about USD 5 M for replicating a whole New York district in Sofia's Boyana film center. The restaurants, shops, streets and crossroads will be built in Boyana for the new motion picture "The Code.

Society | November 21, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 821

Precious Japanese Jewelries in Sofia

Japan's national treasures will be transported to Sofia Monday amid stepped up security. The masterpieces of the jewelry art will be in Bulgaria for the Days of the Japanese culture organized in the Balkan country.

Society | November 20, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 485