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Parties, Fireworks Usher in 2006 to Bulgaria

Lavish firework displays and huge street parties have been marking the start of 2006 across Bulgaria.

Society | January 1, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 623

Bulgarian Vassils Mark Name Day

On the first day of the New Year Bulgarian Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Vassilij the Great, who lived around 330-379.

Society | January 1, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 599

Sofia Bids Farewell to 2005 with Music and Mild Weather

Concerts, fireworks, and an unusually mild winter night heralded the New 2006 Year in Sofia.

Society | December 31, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 830

Bulgarian Marines along Australia's Coast Come into 2006

The sailors aboard the latest ship from the fleet of the Bulgarian River Shipping were the first to herald the New 2006 along the Eastern coast of Australia.

Society | December 31, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1094

Smokie Ushers in 2006 with Sofia Gig

The legendary Smokie are in Bulgaria to take part in the New Year's Eve concert in downtown Sofia. The Bulgarian National Television is the traditional organizer of the major event every year.

Society | December 31, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 584

2006 to Come a Second Late

The year 2006 will come a second late, American scientists have announced.

Society | December 31, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 752

Bulgaria Welcomes New Year at 10:00 pm GMT

The New Year will come in Bulgaria at 10:00 pm GMT (London time). Bucharest, Athens, Ankara as well as Cairo in Egypt, Johannesburg in South Africa, Jerusalem in Israel, Helsinki in Finland will greet January 1 in the same second.

Society | December 31, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 533

Warmer Weather Lures Bulgarians to Take a Swim

Warmer temperatures along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast have allured some of most audacious swimmer to try out the waters.

Society | December 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 955

Harry Potter Star in Bulgaria for Holidays

Bulgarian-born Stanislav Ianevski, who stars in the latest Hollywood blockbuster Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, has decided to spend the holidays in Bulgaria, it became clear Thursday night, when he appeared at a Sofia bar. Ianevski's choice of pla

Society | December 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 8153

"From Venice to Padua" with Sofia Music Event

With original instruments and costumes from the Renaissance, the ensemble for Renaissance music "Tutti Soli" staged a memorable performance during the Italian Music evening in Sofia December 29.

Society | December 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 479

Science: Study to Find Bum Flattering Clothes

A Scottish university has launched a study on how clothes affect perception of the female bottoms. Heriot-Watt University's School of Textiles and Design will reportedly give the first scientific answer to women's question "What clothes make my bum look

Society | December 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 986

Forks and Corks: Chicken Milano

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter

Society | December 30, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 371

Sexy Bulgarian Snow-Whites Offered to Santa

Young Bulgarian sirens have made a white-hot proposal to Santa Claus in a Flirt-Playboy show.

Society | December 29, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 6262

2006 to Come a Second Late

The year 2006 will come a second late, scientists have announced.

Society | December 28, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 686

Bulgaria Celebrates St. Stefan's Day

Bulgaria celebrates the day of Saint Stefan, one of the saints, whose name is among the most common in the country.

Society | December 27, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 886

Bulgaria's Major Christmas Charity Raises BGN 1.7 M

The charity initiative "The Bulgarian Christmas", held under the patronage of president Georgi Parvanov culminated with a concert in the National Opera in Sofia on Sunday night.

Society | December 26, 2005, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 740

President's Christmas Charity Culminates with Sofia Concert

The charity initiative "The Bulgarian Christmas", held under the patronage of president Georgi Parvanov culminated with a concert in the National Opera in Sofia on Sunday night.

Society | December 25, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 759

Bulgarian Christmas Charity Brings New Hope to Ailing Children

A charity concert at the National Theater in Sofia will mark the end of the charity initiative, launched at the beginning of December by Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov under the motto "Bulgaria's Christmas, Giving Hope to a Child in Need". The even

Society | December 25, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 735

Osama's Stripping Niece Avoids Family Associations

Osama Bin Laden's niece, who stripped for the famous GQ magazine is not very happy with her relationship to the terrorist.

Society | December 24, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4986

Seven Lenten Fares Placed on Bulgaria's Christmas Eve Table

Bulgarians are preparing to celebrate Christmas but there are some key traditions that everybody sticks to the night before.

Society | December 24, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 754

Sofia Streets Empty After a Night of Christmas Traffic Jams

After the severe traffic jams that blocked Sofia, the streets of the capital are now free of cars.

Society | December 24, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 507