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Bulgaria's President Launches Campaign for Zograf Monastery

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov visited Bansko for the launch of the national campaign under the motto "Lets rebuild a depository of Bulgaria's memory" that aims to collect funds for the Zograf monastery. An initiative committee launched the beginni

Society | January 10, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 519

Enlightened Photos Raise Funds for Sofia Arts School

An intriguing exhibition of pictures embedded with sayings of popular Bulgarian author Ivan Kulekov struggles to support financially the Arts School in Sofia.

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

Rembrandt, Rubens Pieces Stolen from Serbian Museum

Two thieves have broken into a museum in the northern Serbian city Novi Sad, stealing four valuable paintings, including works by Rembrandt and Rubens. Police say the masked robbers entered the City Museum early Sunday morning and tied up the guards.

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 817

Interior Minister Returns Stolen Sculpture to Sofia Gallery

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Rumen Petkov personally returned a valuable bronze sculpture stolen last weekend from the art collection of renowned Bulgarian painter Svetlin Russev. "Head" by Anguel Stanev has a price set at 4 000 euros, but with the poten

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 531

Schwarzenegger Gets 15 Stitches After Traffic Accident

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was lightly injured and received15 stitches to repair a cut lip after a minor traffic accident Sunday. Schwarzenegger was traveling on his motorcycle with his son Patrick in a sidecar, when another driver backed

Society | January 9, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 861

Czech Bella to Throw Party in Sofia

Miss Czech Republic 2000 Michaela Salacova will stage a DJ party in Sofia later this month, organizers announced Sunday. The beauty queen will perform together with German DJ Eric Sneo.

Society | January 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 778

Bulgaria Pays Tribute to Midwives

With a variety of colourful rituals, Bulgaria honoured midwives Sunday on the annual Babinden festival. Traditions have it that early in the morning the midwives visit the children they have delivered, and wash their faces with water.

Society | January 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 431

Malta Has World's Happiest People

Malta's people are the happiest on earth, according to an annual World Database of Happiness complied by Rotterdam Erasmus University Prof. Ruut Veenhoven.

Society | January 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1509

Al Pacino Shoots Love Story in Bulgaria

Al Pacino and Scarlett Johansson will star together in a love drama shot in Bulgaria. Napoleon And Betsy is a project of Nu Image Bulgaria, a subsidiary of the US movie company Nu Image, which stepped in Bulgaria in 1998.

Society | January 8, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2890

Bulgaria Parties for St. John's Day

The Orthodox Church in Bulgaria celebrated Saturday the St. John's Day in honour of Saint John the Baptist who baptized Jesus.

Society | January 7, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 632

Bulgarians Ice-Dive For Jordan's Day

Icy waters of rivers and lakes all over Bulgaria are seeing divers Friday for St. Jordan's Day.

Society | January 6, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 756

Health: Control Your Blood Pressure

Heart diseases are one of the most common health troubles among both men and women. One of the best way to prevent such problems is blood pressure control.

Society | January 6, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 593

Science: Secret of Soccer's Appeal Revealed

American scientists say they have proved soccer to be the most exciting of all sports. The reason is soccer's element of surprise, according to researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, US.

Society | January 6, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 361

Forks&Corks: Lamb with Green Onions

2 lb. lamb, cut into 1 1/2" pieces

Society | January 6, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 336

Bulgaria Films Own Prince & Pauper Story

The newest scenario of The Prince and the Pauper, Bulgaria-made, has won the hearts and minds of international audience. The film by Mariana Evstatieva-Biolcheva was awarded the Grand Prix at the International Children's Film Festival in Minsk, Belarus.

Society | January 5, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1039

"Devil's Date" Stirs Dutch Marriage Enthusiasm

A large number of Dutch couples are willing to tie the knot on June 6, apparently inspired by 666 referred as the "Number of the Beast."

Society | January 5, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1073

US Governor Goes for Hamburgers in Bulgaria

Former Governor of Nevada Bob Miller did not betray his taste and showed Thursday that even in Bulgaria he preferred a good old hamburger, when he walked into a McDonalds in Sofia. Miller enjoyed his lunch accompanied by Maxim Behar, CEO of M3 Communicat

Society | January 5, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 998

Bulgaria's Baby 2006 Revealed

Bozhidara (Gift from God) is the name of Bulgaria's Baby 2006. The young lady took her first breath on January 1 in Kyustendil.

Society | January 4, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Initiative Brings Record Revenues

The record sum of over EUR 1 M has been gathered by the charity initiative "The Bulgarian Christmas" held under the patronage of president Georgi Parvanov.

Society | January 3, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 460

Thousands Revel Scaled Bulgaria Sites

More than 20,000 people have visited the Bulgaria in Miniatures exhibition to see scaled models of some of the country's most spectacular historic and cultural sites. After travelling across the country for about a year, now the exhibition has found a pe

Society | January 3, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 772

Vote to Determine World's New Seven Wonders

People around the world are invited to vote in a survey for the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Society | January 2, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2310