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Arctic Town Hosts International Midnight Sun Witchcraft Conference

The tiny Arctic town of Vardo, Norway is hosting more than 60 experts on witchcraft from across the world, BBC reported.

Society | June 29, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1805

Hurricane Winds Hit Southern Bulgaria

Hurricane winds, never seen before, hit Southern Bulgaria late on Thursday night, Darik News reported.

Society | June 29, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1547

Sarcophagus, Unique Gold Jewellery Unearthed in Bulgaria

Bulgarian archaeologists have found Thursday a stone sarcophagus full of unique gold jewellery and ceramic and glass utensils in a mound near the village of Stroyno.

Society | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 7343

Bulgaria's President Presents Autobiographical Book to Mark 50th Anniversary

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov presented Thursday his autobiographical book to mark his 50th anniversary. The book, called "The Citizen President", adds to the series of historical works previously written by the head of state.

Society | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1679

Hail Destroys Properties, Crops in Six Bulgarian Villages

Hail hit six villages in South-eastern Bulgaria on Thursday, causing serious damages on the crops, building and cars. There have been broken the windows of the kindergarten and the municipality building and numerous houses' roofs in the village of Zhitni

Society | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgaria's Eleonora Mancheva Crowned Mrs Universe 2007

Bulgaria's Eleonora Mancheva became Mrs. Universe 2007 on Thursday, thus proving that Bulgarian women are among the most beautiful in the world.

Society | June 28, 2007, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 24173

Fire Dancers Carry out Mystic Ritual to Save Bulgarian Nature Park

Fire dancing, a ritual having its roots in the Bulgarian Strandzha Mountain, was revived in the centre of Sofia as part of a campaign to protect the mountain area, which is a state natural park.

Society | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2399

Sizzling Hot Weather in Bulgaria to Stay

The heat wave that hit Bulgaria in the last week will continue in the next few days, pushing the mercury up to more than 40C throughout the whole country, the meteorologists warned.

Society | June 27, 2007, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2467

Russian Motor Bikers Visit Bulgaria to Pay Tribute to Country's Liberators

A group of 18 motor bike riders form the Star Riders Russia club arrived in Sofia on Tuesday to mark the 130th anniversary of the historic fight at the Shipka Pass, which led to Bulgaria's liberation from Ottoman yoke.

Society | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2075

Mummy of Queen Hatshepsut Finally Identified

After long years of research and excavations, the top Egyptologist Zahi Hawass will announce at a special Wednesday conference that he has identified the mummy of Queen Hatshepsut, a US-based Discovery Channel reported. Hawass defined the mummy as "the m

Society | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2863

Socialite Hilton Released from LA Jail

Hotel heiress and Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton was released on Tuesday from the Los Angeles jail, where she served 24 days for violating her reckless-driving probation. She was greeted by a throng of reporters, who surrounded the Lynwood detention fa

Society | June 26, 2007, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1482

Bulgaria Braces for New Heat Wave

Temperatures in Bulgaria are set to reach record highs on Tuesday, with meteorologists forecasting highs between 36 and 41 degrees Celsius. The heat wave will be felt worst in the north of the country, in the Danube plain, where the temperatures could ex

Society | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2588

Bulgarian, Saved by Silicone Breast in Crash Enters World's Funniest News 06

The Bulgaria woman, who survived a heavy car crash thanks to her silicone breasts that acted like an air bag in October, made it to the funniest news for 2006, according to the Italian Focus magazine.

Society | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2250

Japanese Master Drummers Electrify Bulgarian Audience

The world famous Japanese drum band Yamato staged a performance to remember in Sofia's National Palace of Culture. The inspiring drumming and infectious dance rhythm thrilled Saturday evening the Bulgarian audience that flooded the hall o enjoy the perfo

Society | June 25, 2007, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1241

Krishna Followers Celebrate Major Hindu Festival in Bulgaria's Capital

Followers of the Krishna movement marched along one of Sofia's main boulevards on Saturday to celebrate a major religious holiday - Rathayatra. The picturesque Krishna procession has become a nearly traditional sight in the Bulgarian capital since its in

Society | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4050

Top Model Naomi Campbell Comes to Bulgaria in Week

Naomi Campbell, the top model known among other things for her notorious bad temper, is expected to land in Bulgaria at the end of next week, local reports say.

Society | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3115

Bulgarians Celebrate Midsummer Day

Bulgarians mark on Sunday the Midsummer Day, widely known as Enyovden, a holiday related in traditional beliefs to herbs and their healing power.

Society | June 24, 2007, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1261

Relics of St. Joan the Baptist Brought to Bulgaria

Part of the relics of Saint Joan the Baptist has been brought to Bulgaria for the first time ever on Saturday. The relics were carried in the town of Bratsigovo at a grand procession and brought to the local church, whose patron is Saint Joan.

Society | June 23, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1598

Bulgaria's Rila Monastery Opens Renewed Church-Historic Museum

Bulgaria's Rila Monastery opened Saturday its church-historic museum after eight months of renovation works. The precious collection, has been extended and some of the exhibits were restored, including a Glagolhic sheet of paper from 12th century and a p

Society | June 23, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1942

Homeless Animals Adopted at Charity Exhibition in Bulgaria

An exhibition of homeless dogs and cats was held Saturday in downtown Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. The people, who want to adopt some of the animals, were given the opportunity to get a pet paying the modest sum of BGN 20.

Society | June 23, 2007, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1734

Chicken Paprikash

Ingredients: 4 teaspoons paprika

Society | June 22, 2007, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1363
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