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Stereo MCs Set to Impress Bulgaria

UK hip-hop stars from Stereo MCs arrived in Sofia Wednesday for a gig in the Bulgarian capital.

Society | November 30, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 889

President's Christmas Charity to Begin

The office of the Bulgarian President is about to open a major charity campaign for aiding children. "Bulgarian Christmas" kicks in December 1 to raise funds for drugs and medical facilities and help children in need.

Society | November 29, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 702

Australian Fans Muddle Harry Potter and Frodo

Australian fans have mistaken Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the wizard boy himself in the Harry Potter movies has been mistaken as the blue-eyed star of the Lord of the Rings movies, Elijah Wood. "So often people shout out, 'Hey Frodo!' as they think I'm E

Society | November 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Beauty Race Draws Thousands

Almost 2 500 young Bulgarian pretties have vied to enter the Visage Models 2005 contest, one of the most popular beauty pageants in Bulgaria. In capital Sofia alone, almost 800 supermodel wannabes introduced themselves to the jury.

Society | November 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1127

Latest Potter Film Hits Revenue Record

The latest instalment in the Harry Potter film series has hit a revenue record, media say. As of Friday night, Harry Potter and The Goblet Fire had banked USD 171 million, Fox News say.

Society | November 28, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 875

UNESCO Adds Unique Bulgarian Voices to World Masterpieces

UNESCO has added the Bistrishki Babi - an ensemble of archaic polyphony, dances and ritual practices - to its list of masterpieces of oral and intangible human heritage. This was the first nomination of Bulgaria under the Third Proclamation of Masterpiec

Society | November 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 839

Smiles Lavishly Given Out to Varna Citizens

Children from the Child Parliament at Varna municipality strolled around the city on Saturday to give out smiles to passers-by. In a campaign running under the motto "Smile, Bulgaria!" the children of Varna strive to make people smile more often and turn

Society | November 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 921

Lego Toy Named after Bulgaria's Viktor Krum

The world leader in toys production Lego has created a new item with the name of Viktor Krum and the image of the Bulgarian actor playing his role.

Society | November 26, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2301

Harry Potter Premiere Brings Hollywood Glam to Bulgaria

Bulgaria saw its first Hollywood style premiere of a huge worldwide blockbuster, when "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" was launched with flashy lights, red carpet and VIP presence in Sofia. Movie director Mike Newell and Bulgarian-born star Stanisla

Society | November 25, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3242

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