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Bulgaria Revels in Partial Lunar Eclipse

Bulgarians were treated to a rare phenomenon on Thursday evening when a partial lunar eclipse took place. Such an eclipse occurs when a portion of the moon passes through the Earth's umbral shadow.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 928

Discovery Films Ancient World's Sanctuary at Perperikon

A team of Discovery Channel has commenced filming the royal palace at Perperikon - ancient sanctuary believed to be more respected than Delphi Oracle.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 3359

Bulgaria's National Theatre Fountain Springs Out Again

The fountain in front of The National Theatre "Ivan Vazov" works in full motion after a series of reconstruction works. At the end of the hot Sofia summer, the garden in front of the theatre - a gathering spot for Sofia chess players and chess lovers - co

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1081

Bulgaria Praised for Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control

Bulgaria received a high assessment in the fight with iodine deficiency disorders at an international forum in Italy.

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 704

Beckham Denies Victoria's Pregnancy

It seems that Real Madrid's David Beckham has seriously lost himself in translation these days. Recently Spanish media burst out news that Victoria Beckham is pregnant with her fourth child, after her husband David answered "yes" to a Spanish reporter's

Society | September 7, 2006, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 4520

Posh Party Wraps up Nu Image Horror in Sofia

US movie maker Nu Image wrapped up its latest production - Mena Suvari featuring horror Day of the Dead, with a wild night in Sofia's posh Tiffany club. Stars and crew alike gathered to celebrate six weeks of hard work and especially the fact that they a

Society | September 6, 2006, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1061

Poirot-Famed Orient Express Train Stops in Bulgaria Again

The Orient Express retro train from Paris to Istanbul that became famous with Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" is passing through Bulgaria again, reports say.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2670

Live Multimedia Game To Link Sofia, Athens, Amsterdam

Sofia, Athens and Amsterdam will connect September 14 in an unseen multimedia live performance game "See you in Walhalla", organizers announced. The three capitals will get connected for the final phase of a yearlong project iMAP (Integration of Media Ar

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1000

Steve Irwin's Death Taped

Australian TV naturalist Irwin's last moment has been reportedly caught on camera.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 13867

Classic American Blues Band Tours Bulgaria

Classic American Chris Tofield Blues Band will be touring Bulgaria from September 8 to 12. The tour will include live performances in four Bulgarian towns, including a stop at the Apollonia Festival in Sozopol.

Society | September 5, 2006, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 786

Bulgarian Museum Displays Recently Unearthed Treasure

Bulgaria's National History Museum has prepared a special treat for its visitors - a display of a priceless Thracian treasure unearthed recently. The 160 gold and silver objects that have probably accompanied a priestess on her trip to the underworld wer

Society | September 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2859

Free Breast Cancer Check-ups in Bulgaria

A breast cancer prophylactics campaign was launched Monday in Bulgaria. Specialists will visit several southeastern towns and will examine the patients there for free.

Society | September 4, 2006, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 487

Autumn Sets in Week Earlier in Bulgaria

Autumn-like weather will settle all over the country a week before the astronomical season sets in on September 23, forecasters say. The mercury will start to fall on September 15, but prior to that day the weather will remain suitable for holidaying.

Society | September 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1041

Bulgarians March against Breast Cancer

Three thousand Bulgarians joined a march across downtown Sofia in a bid to raise awareness of breast cancer as a problem to the whole society. The march started with a charity bazaar in front of the National Theatre and ended up with a star-studded conce

Society | September 3, 2006, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 795

Sofia Enjoys Rottweiler Show

A rottweiler show was held Saturday in one of the parks in the capital Sofia and a large number of proud owners went there to prove the qualities of their pets.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1299

Sofia Zoo-Favourite Place for the Weekend

Bulgaria is enjoying again warm weather after the rains, which suddenly began to pour at the end of August. The capital's citizens decided to relax from the hard work Saturday and many of them went to the zoo.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 801

Bulgarian Radio Introduces Concert Season Program

Bulgarian Classic FM Radio introduced Friday its schedule for the forthcoming concert season, which will start on September 4. The program's two concert cycles are "The Concertmasters" and "Biochim Classic Jam".

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 737

Bulgarian Coastal Resort Hosts Twins Meeting

Bulgaria's Black Sea coastal resort Golden Sands hosted an annual twins meeting for a fifteenth year in a row. The event, said to be one of a kind, was traditionally held on the first Saturday of September.

Society | September 2, 2006, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546

Bulgaria Called the Best Place to Make Babies

Bulgaria has been pronounced the best place to have a baby by the French magazine Le Nouvel Observateur. The country recently took measures to fight a low birth-rate: the term of maternity leave has been prolonged to 315 days during which the mother rece

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2852

Ministerial Gift for Tourists Leaving Bulgaria

Bulgaria's European Affairs Minister Meglena Kuneva gave a present to some 1,000 German, Belgian, British and Scandinavian tourists leaving the country. The gift is a book, comprising stories by Bulgarian authors, translated in English and German, Petar

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 865

Health: Less TV for Good Memory

People who care about keeping their mind healthy should watch less TV, and read more fiction books instead, US scientists advise. Results from a National Memory Test that was carried out by the University of Queensland indicated that people who watch TV

Society | September 1, 2006, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 694